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John Mellencamp

Small Town (3:41)

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…

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Well, I was born in a small town
And I live in a small town
Prob'ly die in a small town
Oh, those small communities

John Mellencamp - Small Town Lyrics


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  • There's only one good use for a small town/You hate it and you know you'll have to leave.
  • JCM
  • i was born in a small village ............................ great song ,,
  • I was born in A Small Town Too......................
  • I love visting small Towns...it's like one big family
  • 76067....used to be a real fine small town.
  • Not from a real small town in comparison to John. But I know from where he speaks.
  • Find THIS on a map... Espyville, PA
  • Andover Ohio 44003
  • Jamestown PA 16134

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