From the IndyStar.com article:

“John Mellencamp is the champion of small towns. He has made a career of singing about them: “Cherry Bomb,” “Jack and Diane” and, of course, “Small Town,” in which he proclaims “Well, I was born in a small town.” And so he was — in Seymour, Ind.” (Pictured within the article is John Mellencamp and Katie Stam, Miss America 2009 — both of Seymour.)

Read the article here….