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American Fool [Bonus Tracks]

Album: American Fool [Bonus Tracks]
# Song Title   Time
1)    Hurts So Good Album Version More Info... 3:39
2)    Jack & Diane Album Version More Info... 4:14
3)    Hand To Hold On To Album Version More Info... 3:25
4)    Danger List Album Version More Info... 4:30
5)    Can You Take It Album Version More Info... 3:32
6)    Thundering Hearts Album Version More Info... 3:41
7)    China Girl Album Version More Info... 3:34
8)    Close Enough Album Version More Info... 3:40
9)    Weakest Moments Album Version More Info... 4:08
10)    American Fool Bonus Track More Info... 3:46
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Performer Notes
  • Personnel: John Cougar (vocals, guitar); Larry Crane, Mike Wanchic (guitar); George "Chocolate" Perry (bass); Ken Aronoff (drums).
  • Personnel: John Cougar; Larry Crane , Mike Wanchic (guitar); Kenny Aronoff (drums); George "Chocolate" Perry.
  • Recording information: Cherokee (1981-1982); Criteria Studios (1981-1982).
  • Photographer: Jrgen Vollmer.
  • John Cougar and the American listening public became inseparable after this landmark album arrived in 1982. While AMERICAN FOOL wasn't John Cougar's first full-length recording, it was the one wherein he gained commercial and artistic footing, and established a formula that would become his trademark style--simple roots-rock melodies with stirring choruses, unguardedly emotional vocals, and lyrics that reflect the experiences of the common man.
  • Album opener "Hurts So Good" is a playful rocker (with a dangerously catchy refrain) that has become part of the pop canon, and "Jack & Diane" is one of the great slice-of-life songs of the '80s. While both songs loom large, other overlooked treasures include "China Girl," with its cheeky faux-Chinese guitar riff, and the ballad "Weakest Moments," which blends transcendent acoustic-guitar changes with a gorgeous, careworn melody. Here and elsewhere on this well-written record, Cougar proves he's nobody's fool.
Professional Reviews
CMJ (1/5/04, p.10) - Ranked #19 in CMJ's "Top 20 Most-Played Albums of 1982".
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