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Tom Petty

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Born: Oct 20, 1950 in Gainesville, FL
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Biography: Upon the release of their first album in the late '70s, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers were shoehorned into the punk/new wave movement by some observers who picked up on the tough, vibrant energy of the group's blend of Byrds riffs and Stonesy swagger. In a way, the categorization made sense. Compared ...Read full biography
Damn The Torpedoes [Reissue Remastered]
Released: 1979
Label: Geffen
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Not long after You're Gonna Get It, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' label, Shelter, was sold to MCA Records. Petty struggled to free himself from the major label, eventually sending himself into bankruptcy. ...Read full review
Hard Promises [Reissue Remastered]
Released: 1981
Label: Geffen
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Damn the Torpedoes wasn't simply a culmination of Tom Petty's art; it happened to be a huge success, enabling him to call the shots on its successor, Hard Promises. Infamously, he used his first album ...Read full review
More Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers albums: Main Albums (17), Compilations (27), Singles & EPs (41), DVD/Video (31), Others (2)
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