Tom Petty Was At Both Ends Of The Dial, by Steve Stav

“Damn The Torpedos” was one thing… but the album after that, and the one after that… we got into the 80s and there was nobody – metalheads, punks, New Wavers, “old folks” – who didn’t like Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. You and your buddies got into your car one night, you put in . . . → Read More: Tom Petty Was At Both Ends Of The Dial, by Steve Stav

Breaking Southwest – Tom Petty’s “Mary Jane’s Last Dance” (LIVE @ The Rockin Rodeo)

This vid too has taken the country by storm.

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – The Best Of Everything, By Ron Swanson

Just found this – always been one of my favorite Tom Petty songs and this is a cool dedication to Levon Helm. The other member of the Band that he mentions is Richard Manuel who sang back up on the original recording back in 1986. It might be the last recording Manuel ever made…

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In Burning Wood: The Four Voices of Tom Petty

Sal Nunziato has a great post about Tom Petty’s distinct vocal stylings in Burning Wood.