Items filtered by date: October 2014

George Harrison

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.

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I Hate 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...

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On Newsstands NOW!

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.

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The Live Anthology

Sometime in 2006 I was contacted by a gentleman named Jon Scott, the details are a little foggy at this point, I remember the conversation though.  He introduced himself and asked if I knew who he was.

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I'm Sick of Hearing About Dave Grohl

Ok, I'll say it, I'm sick of hearing about Dave Grohl.  Yeah, I like some of Foo Fighters' music and I enjoyed a couple of the shows they did as David Letterman's house band a couple of weeks ago.  I even respect that he was part of Nirvana.  But the article that came out from Rolling Stone yesterday was the straw that broke the camel's back. 

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FOR A LIMITED TIME

Make sure you have registered and are logged in to Tom Petty Rocks to hear this great live show!  Recorded and aired November 29, 1977.

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers in their beginnings, with most of the songs taken from the first album, released in 1976.

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Mike Campbell Interview

I always feared that the inspiring gift of creativity—from wherever it comes from—would disappear had I stopped chasing it. However, as I’ve gotten older and somewhat wiser, I learned to trust the process—for the magic always comes back, eventually. -- Mike Campbell
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