If I defined the year with a song or a musician/group, I thought Mellencamp or Hall & Oates; and of course, The Talking Heads....always. Then I pulled up this site and voila! It's difficult to choose for a girl born in the late 1960's. However, a total "yes" for "Jack and Diane". And, another musician (also, Chris Franz of The Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club) who paints. And this one paints in a barn! blog katherine sandoz john mellencamp painting.jpg John Mellencamp "skeletons" 2005