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Mellencamp reluctantly agreed, but the album was a complete failure, selling only 12,000 copies.Mellencamp confessed in a 2005 interview: "That (name) was put on me by some manager.
"To be real honest, there's three good songs on that record, and the rest is just sort of filler," Mellencamp told Creem Magazine of American Fool in 1984. According to the February 1986 edition of Creem Magazine, Mellencamp wanted to incorporate the sound of classic '60s rock into Scarecrow, and he gave his band close to a hundred old singles to learn "almost mathematically verbatim" prior to recording the album.
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.
I would lie there, listening to Roxy Music, right next to the record player so I wouldn't have to get up to flip the record over. There would be four or five days like that when I would be completely gone." Upon graduating from Vincennes University in 1974, Mellencamp played in several local bands including the aforementioned glitter-band Trash, which was named after a New York Dolls song, and he later got a job in Seymour installing telephones.
At this time, Mellencamp, who had given up drugs and alcohol for good before graduating from Vincennes University, decided to pursue a career in music and traveled to New York City in an attempt to land a record contract.