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Did You Know...

...that Tom Petty played so much Pac-Man that he rubbed the skin off his hand?

...that Tom Petty met Phil Everly while picking his daughter up from school?

...that Tom Petty once forgot the words to one of his own hits?

Random Quote

"So it comes out in big, bold type: HE'S ONLY IN IT FOR THE CHICKS. So we get to England, and by the time we got off the plane they were there. I mean every hotel. Chicks everywhere. It was really crazy and every day I had to say, 'No, really, I like music too.'"

- Tom Petty