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Tom Petty’s ‘Full Moon Fever’ Was Originally Rejected by His Label

If certain executives at Tom Petty's label had gotten their way, his classic solo debut Full Moon Fever might never have been released.

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The Story of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ Fifth Album, ‘Long After Dark’

By 1982, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers had already racked up an impressive string of hits, but as they proved on their fifth album, Long After Dark, they were just getting started.

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The Story of Tom Petty’s First Live Album, ‘Pack Up the Plantation’

Tom Petty's 'Pack Up the Plantation: Live' was a multi-format release, but one version was vastly superior.

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How Tom Petty Finally Hit the Big Time With ‘Damn the Torpedoes’

The signs were there, signaling that Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' third album, 'Damn the Torpedoes,' would be their breakthrough.

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Tom Petty Was Addicted to Heroin in the ’90s, Claims New Book

A new book about Tom Petty claims that the artist was addicted to heroin in the '90s.

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Watch a Guitar-Toting Hockey Player Cover Tom Petty’s ‘Free Fallin” on Ice

You've probably listened to Tom Petty's "Free Fallin'" more times than you could count, but you've almost certainly never heard it sound anything like this.

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Tom Petty Talks New Mudcrutch and Second ‘Wildflowers’ Albums

Tom Petty gave a little bit more detail on the upcoming Mudcrutch sessions and the plans to finally release other songs from 'Wildflowers.'

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Tom Petty Says His Use of Confederate Flag Onstage Was ‘Downright Stupid’

Florida native Tom Petty now thinks differently about a mid-'80s decision to display the Confederate flag during his 'Southern Accents' tour.

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That Time Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Rediscovered Their Roots on ‘Mojo’

There was never any arguing Tom Petty's status as one of the world's biggest rock stars as the '90s wore into the aughts, but he did seem to be suffering from a certain creative drift.

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Tom Petty Planning New Mudcrutch Album

Now that Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers have finished touring behind their Hypnotic Eye LP, he's just about ready to get back to the studio — with his other band.

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