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Lyrics by: John Mellencamp
# Debut Chart
3 Jun '82 Mainstream Rock
1 Jul '82 Hot 100

Lyrics

A little ditty 'bout Jack and Diane Two American kids growing up in the heartland Jackie gonna be a football star Diane's a débutante, backseat of Jackie's car


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Sucking on chili dog outside the Tastee Freez Diane's sitting on Jackie's lap He's got his hand between her knees Jackie say “Hey Diane, let's run off behind the shady tree Dribble off those Bobby Brooks, let me do what I please” Say, uh Oh, yeah, life goes on Long after the thrill of living is gone Say, uh Oh, yeah, life goes on Long after the thrill of living is gone They walk on Jackie sits back, collects his thoughts for the moment Scratches his head and does his best James Dean “Well then there Diane, we oughta run off to the city Diane says “Baby, you ain't missing nothing” And Jackie say, uh Oh, yeah, life goes on Long after the thrill of living is gone Oh, yeah They say life goes on Long after the thrill of living is gone Gonna let it rock, let it roll Let the Bible Belt come and save my soul Hold on to sixteen as long as you can Changes come around real soon Make us women and men Oh, yeah, life goes on Long after the thrill of living is gone Oh, yeah They say life goes on Long after the thrill of living is gone A little ditty about Jack and Diane Two American kids doing best they can

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