Small Town (3:40)

Cover of Scarecrow

From Scarecrow and 18 other releases

Small Town is a song written by John Mellencamp off his 1985 album Scarecrow. The song reached #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Mellencamp wrote the song about his experiences growing up in a small town in Indiana, having been born in Seymour, Indiana, and living in Bloomington, Indiana, which, at the time of the release of the song, was much smaller. The music video has references to both towns. After that, Mellencamp has been known as champion of “small town America.”


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