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With over 1,000 pages of content covering 50+ years, we're the most comprehensive archive of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers in the known universe.

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Did You Know...

...that Tom Petty accidentally smashed a Flying V guitar on a lighting rig?

...that Tom Petty credits Peter Wolf of the J. Geils Band as being a big influence on the Heartbreakers' live show?

...that the Heartbreakers once dumped Chinese food all over their luggage?

Random Quote

"Tom Petty was the coolest guy I ever knew."

- Jeff Lynne