Born on this day in 1951, John Mellencamp, the American musician, singer-songwriter, painter, and actor, turns 71. He has amassed 22 Top 40 hits in the United States. In addition, he holds the record for the most tracks by a solo artist to hit number one on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, with seven. Mellencamp has been nominated for 13 Grammy Awards, winning one. In his honor, check out the "Inside Fame" Career Documentary, along with the CBS Sunday Morning Profile from 2017.
In his honor, check out the "Insider Fame" Career documentary above, and the CBS Sunday Morning profile, below.