A.," "Paper in Fire," and "Cherry Bomb." He has amassed 22 Top 40 hits in the United States.Mellencamp was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on March 10, 2008.John has made fiddles, hammer dulcimers, Autoharps and accordions lead rock instruments on a par with electric guitar, bass and drums, and he also brought what he calls 'a raw Appalachian' lyrical outlook to his songs.Mellencamp's best music is rock 'n roll stripped of all escapism, and it looks directly at the messiness of life as it's actually lived.
In addition, he holds the record for the most tracks by a solo artist to hit number one on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, with seven, and has been nominated for 13 Grammy Awards, winning one.Said longtime Rolling Stone contributor Anthony De Curtis: "Mellencamp has created an important body of work that has earned him both critical regard and an enormous audience.His songs document the joys and struggles of ordinary people seeking to make their way, and he has consistently brought the fresh air of common experience to the typically glamour-addled world of popular music." John Mellencamp is arguably the most important roots rocker of his generation.You can read an article about the ongoing study by clicking here.With Watson and Stelle’s study in mind, we’ve tested several popular dating sites, looking also for easy online experiences, and come up with five – both free and fee-based, senior-specific and all-ages – that we deem senior-friendly. Click here to visit OKCupid Note Be aware when signing up for auto-payment on any online dating site: Complaints have been filed that certain sites continue to charge monthly fees after a member cancels. See our updated Best Senior Dating Sites (2014) Thinking of trying online dating?Well, you could barely keep Thurston on a lat-press machine after that.