Happy 56th Birthday Tom Petty

Your music is THE music. [Read more...]

If THIS Is What It Takes To Get You To Sample Some Tom Petty, Thensobeit….

Mary Jane’s Last Dance played with feet only! Even if this is a fake, it shows more coordination in this guy’s feet than I can imagine having in mine to fake it! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIOYLMnTt0s [Read more...]

Down South Played Live!

On Tom’s current tour he has been reluctant to play many songs from his wonderful new album, “Highway Companion,” as he is sensitive to avoid alienating audiences with unfamiliar, new material to the point of underestimating his new songs’ ability to immediately grab audiences and their popularity on the sales charts already. People know the [Read More...]

Happy Birthday To Benmont Tench—-

the amazingly talented piano/keyboard/organ player and back up singer of the Heartbreakers turns older today. Besides being an awesome influence on the band who flavors every song perfectly with the piano/keyboard/organ and who helped prevent the Heartbreakers in the 80s from turning to the disastrous synthetic means of music production by insisting on “real instruments” [Read More...]

So you don’t get the Tom Petty fixation?

I recommend a few days with gonegator radio online at www.gonegator.com. This radio station plays Tom Petty’s music most of the time and intersperses them with songs from friends (including fellow Traveling Wilbury alumns like Bob Dylan and George Harrison and many more) and his idols and influences. The thing that people who only know [Read More...]

Pickin’ on Petty

Heartbreaker: Pickin’ on Tom Petty, the bluegrass tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers is really an exceptional tribute that every TPATH fan should own. These recordings of classic TPATH songs do not simply reproduce them with a more countrified blue grass vocalist and a little countrified performance of the songs. Instead there is no [Read More...]

Runnin’ Down A Dream

one of my oldest favorite songs from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (TPATH) that unfortunately has become numb to me where I can’t really hear it lately anymore but rather find my mind drifting off by the end. Yet, I still cannot hear the opening riff and not have to slam my air drum stick [Read More...]