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John Cougar - American Fool flac album
  • Performer John Cougar
  • Title American Fool
  • Country US
  • Style Southern Rock
  • Other formats ASF RA AC3 ASF FLAC AIFF MIDI
  • Genre Rock
  • Size MP3 1765 mb
  • Size FLAC 1574 mb
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American Fool is the fifth studio album by John Mellencamp, released under the stage name John Cougar in 1982. The album was his commercial breakthrough, holding the position on the Billboard album chart for nine weeks. It was the best selling album of 1982. According to a 1983 article in the Toledo Blade, the song "Danger List" originated when Mellencamp heard his guitarist Larry Crane playing some chords in a basement rehearsal room.

Songs in album John Cougar Mellencamp - American Fool (1982).

John Cougar ‎– American Fool. Label: Riva (2) ‎– RVL 7501. Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo. Written-By – John Cougar Mellencamp. A3. Hand To Hold On To.

American Fool', The album before 'Uh Huh', was produced during the period when he was forced by his record company Riva to adopt the fake surname 'Cougar' for commercial reasons. He rightly detested this, and developed a personal antipathy to his work at the time to a certain extent, and his fans followed his lead, resulting in this album tending to be underestimated. This is a shame, for it contains much excellent music; simple, powerful, with a restrained, intelligent anger apparent in the lyrics. Not only was this album a huge commercial success for John & Mellencamp in 1982, it reached number 1 in the . and Canada and was 5 times Multi-Platinum in both those countries (only his 1985 album would manage those sales again, but only reaching no. 2). With American Fool, JM started to be heard in Europe, probably mostly in the.

American Fool may mark the midway point of the artist’s evolution from the stage name Johnny Cougar back to his given name John Mellencamp. The differing names (of which there are four distinct) mirrored the change in musical style and image from the slick, glam-like pop star of the 1970s to the earthy, folk singer of the 1980s. This album straddles the line between the two, with a slight edge to the former as it tends to get quite formulaic as it progresses.

American Fool stayed on top of the album chart for a couple months. The LP would end up going platinum five times. Although Mellencamp wasn’t fully satisfied with his songwriting on American Fool, he was thrilled to reap the rewards of success. One of those was the ability to begin reclaiming his actual name. If Mellencamp isn't crazy about American Fool, listeners sure have been. It remains his only No. 1 album and his bestseller (followed closely by 1985’s Scarecrow)

Album: American Fool (1982). Charted: 25 1. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. Weird Al Yankovic planned to parody this song on his 1983 debut album as "Chuck And Diane," making fun of the royal couple Prince Charles and Lady Diana. Yankovic couldn't get Mellencamp's permission to do the parody (which he asks as a courtesy, as anyone can parody a song as long as proper royalties are paid), so he used the lyrical content for an original song called "Buckingham Blues" instead.

Продавец: Интернет-магазин Ozon. Адрес: Россия, Москва, Пресненская набережная, 10. ОГРН: 1027739244741

Tracklist

1 Hurts So Good 3:42
2 Jack & Diane 4:16
3 Hand To Hold Onto 3:25
4 Danger List 4:28
5 Can You Take It 3:35
6 Thundering Hearts 3:40
7 China Girl 3:34
8 Close Enough 3:38
9 Weakest Moments 4:07

Companies, etc.

  • Made By – PMDC, France

Notes

Made in France by PMDC
Printed in West Germany

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 42281 49932 6
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): RVL 7501 2893 403 02 + 2B Made in France by PMDC
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): RVL 7501 2893 403 02 + 1++E
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 02A3
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 0232
  • Label Code: LC 0268
  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • SPARS Code: AAD
  • Price Code: PG 900

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
RVL 7501 John Cougar* American Fool ‎(LP, Album, 53-) Riva RVL 7501 US 1982
RVL4 7501 John Cougar* American Fool ‎(Cass, Album, Dol) Riva RVL4 7501 Canada 1982
RVL 7501 John Cougar* American Fool ‎(LP, Album, RE, 180) Riva RVL 7501 US 2016
57004 John Cougar* American Fool ‎(LP) WEA 57004 Australia 1982
U 57004 John Cougar* American Fool ‎(LP, Album) WEA U 57004 Portugal 1982

Tracklist

1 Hurts So Good 3:42
2 Jack & Diane 4:16
3 Hand To Hold On To 3:25
4 Danger List 4:28
5 Can You Take It 3:35
6 Thundering Hearts 3:40
7 China Girl 3:34
8 Close Enough 3:38
9 Weakest Moments 4:07

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Columbia House
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Riva Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Riva Records, Inc.

Credits

  • Art Direction – Bill Levy
  • Bass – George "Chocolate" Perry
  • Design – John Van Hamersveld
  • Drums – Kenny Aronoff
  • Engineer – Don Gehman, George Tutko, Mark Stebbeds
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Al Stegmeyer, Brad Gilderman, Dennis Hetzendorfer
  • Guitar – Larry Crane, Mike Wanchic
  • Photography – Jurgen Vollmer
  • Producer – Don Gehman, John Cougar Mellencamp
  • Written-By – G.M. Green* (tracks: 1, 6), Jeff Silbar (tracks: 7), Joe New (tracks: 7), John Cougar Mellencamp (tracks: 1 to 6, 8, 9), Larry Crane (tracks: 4)

Notes

All songs published by Riva Music Ltd., except for "Danger List" published by Riva Music Ltd./G.H. Music Ltd., and "China Girl" published by WB Gold Music Corp./Smokin' Joe Music.

Previously released as RVCD 7501.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 20831-4235-2 66

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
RVL 7501 John Cougar* American Fool ‎(LP, Album, 53-) Riva RVL 7501 US 1982
RVL4 7501 John Cougar* American Fool ‎(Cass, Album, Dol) Riva RVL4 7501 Canada 1982
RVL 7501 John Cougar* American Fool ‎(LP, Album, RE, 180) Riva RVL 7501 US 2016
57004 John Cougar* American Fool ‎(LP) WEA 57004 Australia 1982
U 57004 John Cougar* American Fool ‎(LP, Album) WEA U 57004 Portugal 1982