Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 I Need a Lover
5:38
2 Ain’t Even Done With the Night
4:38
3 Hurts So Good
5 3:40
4 Jack and Diane
4.35 4:16
5 Crumblin’ Down
4 3:35
6 Pink Houses
4.5 4:44
7 Authority Song
5 3:50
8 Lonely Ol’ Night
5 3:46
9 Small Town
5 3:41
10 R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A.
5 2:55
11 Paper in Fire
5 3:52
12 Cherry Bomb
4:49
13 Check It Out
4:20
14 Without Expression
5:06

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Kenny Aronoff (tracks 3–4)
guitar:
Larry Crane (tracks 3–4)
Mike Wanchic (tracks 3–4)
bass:
George “Chocolate” Perry (bassist) (tracks 3–4)
assistant engineer:
Rick Fettig (tracks 11–13)
composer:
John Mellencamp (tracks 1, 4, 6–11)
engineer:
Don Gehman (tracks 8–13)
David Leonard (US producer and engineer) (tracks 11–13)
Greg Edward (tracks 8–10)
lead vocals:
John Mellencamp (tracks 3–4)
lyricist:
John Mellencamp (tracks 1, 4, 6–11)
mixer:
Don Gehman (tracks 8–10)
Greg Edward (tracks 8–10)
George Tutko (engineer, producer) (tracks 8–10)
phonographic copyright by:
John Mellencamp (2005) (tracks 3–4, 8–10)
producer:
John Mellencamp (tracks 3–4, 8–13)
Don Gehman (tracks 3–4, 8–13)
writer:
George M. Green (American lyricist) (track 3)
John Mellencamp (tracks 2–3, 12–13)
engineered at:
Belmont Mall (John Mellencamp's private studio) in Bloomington, Indiana, United States (1986-09 – 1987-06) (tracks 11–13)
karaoke versions:
Jack & Diane by [unknown] (track 4)
mash-ups:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 439) (track 6)
later parody versions:
Iraq & Iran (track 4)
Phony Ol' Lie (track 8)
recording of:
Authority Song (track 7)
Check It Out (John Mellencamp song) (track 13)
Cherry Bomb (John Mellencamp song) (track 12)
Hurts So Good (track 3)
I Need a Lover (track 1)
Jack & Diane (track 4)
Lonely Ol' Night (track 8)
Paper in Fire (track 11)
Pink Houses (track 6)
R.O.C.K. in the USA (track 10)
Small Town (track 9)