John Mellencamp - The Best That I Could Do (1978-1988)

Artist:
John Mellencamp
Category:
Rock
Name:
The Best That I Could Do (1978-1988)
Quality:
FLAC, MP3
Label: Mercury ‎– B0028633-01, UMe ‎– B0028633-01
Type: 2 x Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Limited Edition, Reissue, Gold
Country: US
Date of released: 07 Jun 2019
Category: Rock
Style: Rock & Roll, Hard Rock, Pop Rock

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 I Need A Lover
Bass – Robert FrankDrums – Tom KnowlesKeyboards – Brian Bekvar*Producer, Engineer – John Punter
5:37
A2 Ain't Even Done With The Night
Bass – Robert FrankDrums – Rick ShlosserEngineer – Bruce Robb, Dee RobbKeyboards – Eric RosserProducer – Steve CropperVibraphone [Vibes] – Kenny Aronoff
4:38
A3 Hurts So Good
Backing Vocals – Dave ParmanBass – Chocolate Perry*Engineer – George TutkoWritten-By [With John Mellencamp] – George Green
3:39
A4 Jack And Diane
Backing Vocals – John Mellencamp*, Mick Ronson, Robert FrankBass – Robert FrankGuitar – Mick RonsonKeyboards – Eric Rosser
4:15
B1 Crumblin' Down
Backing Vocals – Carroll Sue HillKeyboards – Carroll Sue HillWritten-By [With John Mellencamp] – George Green
3:35
B2 Pink Houses
Backing Vocals – Carroll Sue Hill, John Mellencamp*, Kenny AronoffBass – Willie WeeksEngineer – David ThoenerKeyboards – Jay Ferguson
4:44
B3 Authority Song 3:49
C1 Lonely Ol' Night 3:45
C2 Small Town
Backing Vocals – John Cascella, Kenny AronoffHarmonica – Larry Crane
3:40
C3 R.O.C.K. In The U.S.A.
Backing Vocals – Sarah FlintRecorder [Flutophone] – Larry Crane
2:55
D1 Paper In Fire 3:51
D2 Cherry Bomb 4:49
D3 Check It Out
Dulcimer [Hammer Dulcimer] – Kenny Aronoff
4:20
D4 Without Expression
Backing Vocals – Andy York, Moe Z*Drums – Dane ClarkEngineer – Paul MahernGuitar – Andy YorkKeyboards – Moe Z*Producer – Mike WanchicViolin – Miriam SturmWritten-By – Terry Reid
5:06

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – John Mellencamp
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Riva Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – John Mellencamp
  • Licensed To – UMG Recordings, Inc.
  • Distributed By – Universal Music Enterprises
  • Published By – Full Keel Music
  • Published By – Riva Music, Inc.
  • Published By – John Mellencamp
  • Recorded At – Air Studios
  • Recorded At – Cherokee Studios
  • Recorded At – Criteria Recording Studios
  • Recorded At – TRC Studios
  • Recorded At – The Shack, Jackson County, Indiana
  • Recorded At – Belmont Mall Studio
  • Mastered At – Capitol Mastering
  • Mastered At – GZ Media – 177293E
  • Pressed By – Precision Record Pressing – 10-85014

Credits

  • Accordion – John Cascella (tracks: D1 to D3)
  • Art Direction – Corsillo/Manzone, Design Monsters
  • Backing Vocals – Crystal Taliefero (tracks: D1, D3), Larry Crane (tracks: A3, A4, B2, B3, C3), Mike Wanchic (tracks: A3 to D3), Pat Peterson (tracks: D1 to D3), Toby Myers (tracks: B1, B2, C2, D2 to D4)
  • Bass – Toby Myers (tracks: B1, B3 to D4)
  • Drums – Kenny Aronoff (tracks: A3 to D3)
  • Engineer – David Leonard (tracks: D1 to D3), Greg Edward (tracks: B1, B3 to C3)
  • Guitar – Larry Crane (tracks: A1 to D3), Mike Wanchic (tracks: A2 to D3)
  • Keyboards – John Cascella (tracks: C2 to D3)
  • Lacquer Cut By – IS*
  • Liner Notes – John Mellencamp*, Timothy White
  • Management – Hoffman Entertainment, Inc.
  • Photography By – Paul Jasmin
  • Producer – John Mellencamp* (tracks: A3 to B1, D1 to D4), Little Bastard (tracks: B2 to C3)
  • Producer, Engineer – Don Gehman (tracks: A3 to D3)
  • Violin – Lisa Germano (tracks: D1 to D3)
  • Written-By – John Mellencamp* (tracks: A1 to D3)

Notes

2 LP set in single sleeve jacket.
Includes insert containing credits and liner notes.

2019 pressing on gold vinyl using the same plates as John Mellencamp* - The Best That I Could Do (1978-1988).
This is not the same as the European release, John Mellencamp* - The Best That I Could Do (1978-1988).

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 602567722793
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, stamped, [B0028633-01-A IS] etched): 10-85014/B002863301-A 177293E1/A MASTERED BY CAPITOL B0028633-01-A IS
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, stamped, [B0028633-01-B IS] etched): 10-85014/B002863301-B 177293E2/A B0028633-01-B IS
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C runout, stamped, [B0028633-01-C IS] etched): 10-85014/B002863301-C 177293E3/A MASTERED BY CAPITOL B0028633-01-C IS
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D runout, stamped, [B0028633-01-D IS] etched): 10-85014/B002863301-D 177293E4/A B0028633-01-D IS
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
314 536 738-2 John Mellencamp* The Best That I Could Do (1978-1988) ‎(CD, Comp, Club) Mercury 314 536 738-2 Canada 1997
538 738-4 John Cougar Mellencamp The Best That I Could Do (1978-1988) ‎(Cass, Comp) Mercury Records 538 738-4 Philippines 1997
314 536 738-2 John Mellencamp* The Best That I Could Do (1978-1988) ‎(HDCD, Comp) Mercury 314 536 738-2 US 1997
536 738-2 John Mellencamp* The Best That I Could Do (1978-1988) ‎(CD, Comp) Mercury 536 738-2 Europe 1997
STARCD 6364 John Mellencamp* The Best That I Could Do (1978-1988) ‎(CD, Comp) Mercury STARCD 6364 South Africa 1997

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