“We’ve gotta thank our audience,” Tom Petty told the crowd in Boise, Idaho on August 5, 2014. “We’ve had quite a long career as far as rock’n’roll bands go. Throughout that long career, and many records, we’ve never been able to get past number two on the charts. So I want to thank you because Hypnotic Eye is now our first #1!”
Every true Tom Petty fan knows that Tom was born in Gainesville, FL. Have you made your pilgrimage yet? The closest I've been was seeing Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers play a show at The Bayfront Arena in St. Petersburg in 1993.
In 1980, during the recording of the Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers album ”Hard Promises“, Petty was looking forward to meeting John Lennon, who was scheduled to be in the same studio at the same time as him.
26 years without Roy's voice. Remembering Roy Orbison who passed away in Hendersonville, TN 26 years ago of a heart attack.
Congratulations to Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers for being nominated in the category of Best Rock Album for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards.
The nominees for the 57th annual Grammy Awards will be announced on Friday December 5, 2014. Will Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers' Hypnotic Eye receive a nod from The Recording Academy?
13 years without George's smile, laugh, humor and music. Let's all take a few minutes today to remember George. Play All Things Must Pass really loud, but while you're doing that, read this great article as George is remembered by his friend, Tom Petty.
I'd love to be able to tell you that this movie was great. That it was a beautiful love story about a guy and a girl in a band who fell in love. And that the songs bled with empathy for their heart wrenching story. That the acting and story line about how tough it is to break into the music industry were riveting and had me glued to my seat and I couldn't take my eyes off the screen...
Rolling Stone clearly spared no expense on this magazine cover! They used the same damn cover photo from May 4, 1995. But... every once in a while, once in a blue moon, Rolling Stone will put out something worth buying. Something every Tom Petty fan is going to want to pick up this holiday season. Do I sound like a commercial? This magazine, the Ultimate Guide to Tom Petty's Music & Legend is 100 pages of articles and pictures.