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Show Preview | Know What’s Right: Celebrating Tom Petty’s 70th Birthday with Purpose

Tom Petty’s death in 2017 left a massive void in the lives of many of his fans. Not only from a music perspective—though that loss can’t be overstated—we also lost a friend and role model. Tom Petty was never afraid to stand up for what he believed was right. Three years later there’s nothing that comes close to filling the hole that’s been left, but there are people still trying to carry forth Tom’s spirit. One of those people is Dylan Sevey (Dylan Sevey & The Gentlmen, Ron Gallo) who took inspiration from his musical hero and decided to use…

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#HotTakes | Week of 09.28.20

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Love that Boy // Plants and Animals Clove Cigarette // Andy Shauf Wishing // Deep Sea Diver Stardust (Reprise) // Luka Kuplowsky Leave Virginia Alone // Tom Petty Soapbox // Brent Cobb The Pink Phantom // Gorillaz (ft. Elton John & 6LACK) Jeanie // Jim-E Stack (ft. Bon Iver) dragon eyes // adrianne lenker No Time To Die // Billie Eilish Hypothermic // Goodnight, Texas Which Side Are You On? // S.G. Goodman Hourglass // Mipso What I Do // Chris Smither

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Photos + Review | Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers + Peter Wolf @ TD Garden

// Review by Jeff Miller (Follow Jeff Miller on Medium) If you were a small town kid in the early 80’s, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers songs were essential FM radio companions. They were stories about other small town kids dreaming of a bigger, more deliciously complex world, searching for love and adventure, often getting lost along the way. All set to undeniably catchy riffs that avoided fussy production, delivered with the dry, humble wit and lovable drawl of a reluctant hero who doesn’t even know how fucking cool he is. In other words, they were songs that were impossible not…

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Tom Petty to Auction off Jaguar for Dr. Without Borders

[R]ock and Roll luminary Tom Petty is going to auction off his personal ’96 Jaguar XJS Convertible today through ebay.  A car he originally bought in ’96 for his wife Dana, said, “I have so many great memories associated with this car. When I began dating Dana (my wife) I asked her what her favorite car was. So, I phoned the office and said I wanted a Champagne convertible Jaguar XJS. The next day they delivered it to my house and showed me how everything worked and I took it for a drive down the Pacific Coast Highway. I was…

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