Chestnut Street Incident

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Chestnut Street Incident
Studio album by Johnny Cougar
Released October 1976 (1976-10)
Recorded 1975
Genre Heartland rock
Length 39:45
Label MCA
Producer Tony Defries
Johnny Cougar chronology
Chestnut Street Incident
(1976)
A Biography
(1978)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 1/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone (unfavorable)[2]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 2/5 stars[3]

Chestnut Street Incident is the debut album by John Mellencamp, then known as Johnny Cougar, released in 1976.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Johnny Cougar (a.k.a. John Mellencamp); except where indicated

  1. "American Dream" – 2:21
  2. "Oh, Pretty Woman" (Bill Dees, Roy Orbison) – 2:54
  3. "Jailhouse Rock" (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) – 2:11
  4. "Dream Killing Town" (Cougar, George M. Green) – 3:20
  5. "Supergirl" (Aldo Legui, Bob Marcus) – 2:37
  6. "Chestnut Street" – 3:18
  7. "Good Girls" – 3:09
  8. "Do You Believe in Magic?" (John Sebastian) – 2:38
  9. "Twentieth Century Fox" (John Densmore, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek, Jim Morrison) – 2:14
  10. "Chestnut Street Revisited" – 5:22
  11. "Sad Lady" (Cougar, George M. Green) – 3:26
  12. "Hit the Road Jack" (Percy Mayfield)* [bonus] – 2:32
  13. "I Need Somebody Baby" (Iggy Pop, James Williamson)* [bonus] – 3:43

Personnel[edit]

  • Johnny Cougar (John Mellencamp) – vocals, guitar
  • Larry Crane - lead guitar, back up vocals
  • William Bergman – drums
  • Mike Boyer – guitar
  • Kirk Butler – synthesizer, percussion
  • David Parman - guitar, musician
  • Jerry Deupree – drums
  • Wayne Hall – saxophone
  • Michael Kamen – keyboards
  • Richard Kelly – guitar African
  • David Mansfield – steel guitar, mandolin, violin
  • Hilly Michaels – drums
  • Mick Ronson – guitar
  • Mike Wanchic – guitar
  • Tom Wince – keyboards

References[edit]