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Did You Know...

...that Mike Campbell was invited to play guitar on the Traveling Wilburys' "Handle With Care"?

...that Tom Petty wrote a song called "Reptiles" about "what scumsuckers lawyers are"?

...that on the 4th of July, 1976, the air conditioning broke down during the recording of "American Girl"?

Random Quote

"I don't know what Tom Petty would do. But thanks for asking."

- Tom Petty