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Did You Know...

...that the U.S. District Court ordered tire company B.F. Goodrich to stop using a song that closely resembled "Mary's New Car"?

...that a prankster modified one of Mike Campbell's effect pedals to yell "GO GATORS"?

...that theĀ Hard PromisesĀ tour was delayed because Tom Petty injured his knee on a trampoline?

Random Quote

"But people can also give up on their dreams because they get sidetracked. They get rich or get famous or whatever it was they thought was going to bring them happiness, and they find it's not everything they thought. People sometimes have the wrong dreams."

- Tom Petty