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2014 In Review

The 5 Best Tom Petty Albums Of 2014

As you might've heard, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers scored their first #1 album this year, with Hypnotic Eye. Thing is, it's merely pretty good
Ryan Leas | December 11, 2014 - 3:17 pm

The Anniversary

Wildflowers Turns 20

You belong among the wildflowers You belong in a boat out at sea Sail away, kill off the hours You belong somewhere
Shawn Macomber | October 31, 2014 - 4:27 pm

More Tom Petty stories

Tom Petty To Be Honored With MusiCares Person Of The Year Tribute Concert

For the past two-and-a-half decades during the week before the Grammy Awards, one legacy artist has been named the MusiCares Person of the Year and…
James Rettig | September 28, 2016 - 11:21 am

Watch Kristen Wiig & Norah Jones Cover Tom Petty

Last night at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles was the first night of Petty Fest, a celebration of the 40th anniversary of Tom Petty…
James Rettig | September 14, 2016 - 10:17 am

Early Version Of “Free Fallin'” Surprisingly Horse-Focused

On The Tonight Show last night, Jimmy Fallon notched another classic-rock star impression on his seemingly endless list of them. During a sketch about the…
Tom Breihan | August 30, 2016 - 9:05 am

Mudcrutch – “I Forgive It All” Video (Feat. Anthony Hopkins)

Tom Petty revived his pre-Heartbreakers band Mudcrutch earlier this year to release a new album called Mudcrutch 2, and today, he's sharing a new video…
Peter Helman | July 14, 2016 - 12:29 pm

Tom Petty Reminisces About Prince’s Newly Viral Rock Hall Guitar Solo

In the hours after we learned of Prince's death last week, one video seemed to go more viral than any others: Prince, Tom Petty, Jeff…
Tom Breihan | April 29, 2016 - 9:32 am

Watch The Real Tom Petty Fight A Fake Bob Dylan In :DRYVRS Episode 2

Only Son frontman and former Moldy Peaches guitarist Jack Dishel was inspired to make the pilot episode of the web series :DRYVRS after using Lyft…
Collin Robinson | April 15, 2016 - 10:33 am

Mudcrutch – “Trailer”

Tom Petty reformed Mudcrutch eight years ago and dropped the band's self-titled debut after he performed during the Super Bowl Halftime show. Since then, the…
Collin Robinson | March 25, 2016 - 5:59 pm

Tom Petty Reveals ’90s Heroin Addiction In New Biography

The story behind the creation of Warren Zanes' forthcoming Tom Petty biography is an interesting one: Though Petty gave Zanes plenty of access to his…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 8, 2015 - 10:31 am

Watch Foo Fighters Cover “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” & “Gold Dust Woman” With Stevie Nicks & Haim In L.A.

The Foo Fighters may have been global rock stars for upwards of 20 years, but they continue to carry themselves like weekend-warrior rocker dads who…
Tom Breihan | September 22, 2015 - 9:56 am

Tom Petty Admits Touring With The Confederate Flag Was Stupid

Ever since the horrific racist mass murder in South Carolina last month, we as a society seem to be reassessing what it means to throw…
Tom Breihan | July 14, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Tom Petty – “Somewhere Under Heaven”

One of the great things about rock stars growing old is they begin to buy into their own mythologies. This spurs them to release things…
Caitlin White | June 2, 2015 - 1:17 pm

Kris Kristofferson – “Won’t Back Down” (Tom Petty Cover) Video

Kris Kristofferson wrote "Sunday Morning Comin' Down" for Johnny Cash and played Whistler in Blade. He is one of American music's great living badasses, and…
Tom Breihan | April 23, 2015 - 10:08 am

POP ETC – “I Won’t Back Down” (Tom Petty Cover)

True to their name, POP ETC have never had a problem taking on the most ubiquitous hit songs. In January, they gave us an aching,…
Patrick Hosken | April 10, 2015 - 11:24 am

Tom Petty Releases Statement “About The Sam Smith Thing”

Sam Smith has been having a rough time of it this month, and part of the reason is that "Stay With Me," Smith's breakout hit…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2015 - 10:19 am
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