Check It Out (John Mellencamp song)

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"Check It Out"
Single by John Mellencamp
from the album The Lonesome Jubilee
B-side "We Are the People"
Released 1988 (1988)
Format 7"
Recorded Belmont Mall Studio, Indiana
Genre Heartland rock
Length 4:19
Label Mercury
Writer(s) John Mellencamp
Producer(s) John Mellencamp, Don Gehman
John Mellencamp singles chronology
"Cherry Bomb"
"Check It Out"
"Rooty Toot Toot"

"Check It Out" is a 1987 song by John Mellencamp released as the third single from his album The Lonesome Jubilee in 1988.[1] The single was a top 20 hit, reaching number 14 on the Billboard Hot 100.[2][3]


  1. ^ Pesselnick, Jill (14 July 2001). "Mellencamp Named 2001 Century Award Honoree". Billboard. 113 (28): 105. Retrieved 13 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2009). Top Pop Singles (12th ed.). Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research, Inc. p. 649. ISBN 0898201802. 
  3. ^ Bessman, Jim (2007). John Mellencamp: The Concert at Walter Reed. Bloomington, Indiana: Author House. p. 5. ISBN 9781434346469.