Rock 'n' Roll Mercenaries

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"Rock 'n' Roll Mercenaries"
Rock n Roll Mercenaries Single.jpg
Single by Meat Loaf and John Parr
from the album Blind Before I Stop
A-side"Rock 'n' Roll Mercenaries (Exploded Version)"
B-side"R.P.M. (written by John Golden & Meat Loaf)"
ReleasedJuly, 1986
Format7" vinyl, 12" vinyl, guitar shaped vinyl
Songwriter(s)Al Hodge, Michael Dan Ehmig
Producer(s)Frank Farian
Meat Loaf singles chronology
"Piece of the Action"
"Rock 'n' Roll Mercenaries"
"Blind Before I Stop"
John Parr singles chronology
"Don't Leave Your Mark on Me"
"Rock 'n' Roll Mercenaries"
"Blame It on the Radio"

"Rock 'n' Roll Mercenaries" is a single by Meat Loaf and John Parr, released in 1986. It is from the album Blind Before I Stop.


  • Meat Loaf — lead vocals, backing vocals, additional guitars
  • John Parr — guest vocals
  • Mats Björklynd — guitars, keys, programming
  • Johan Daansen — guitars
  • Peter Weihe — guitars
  • Dieter Petereit — bass
  • John Golden — bass
  • Harry Baierl — keyboards, programming
  • Pit Löw — keyboards and programming
  • Curt Cress — drums
  • Amy Goff — backing vocals
  • Frank Farian — additional vocals
  • Peter Bischof — vocals
  • Bert Gebhard — vocals
  • Bimey Oberreit — vocals
  • Elaine Goff — vocals

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Rock 'n' Roll Mercenaries" (Exploded Version)
  2. "R.P.M."


Chart Position
UK Singles Chart 31