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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 the concrete slab bearing Tom Petty's handprints, intended for a Gainesville Walk of Fame, eventually ended up sitting in a garage?

...that Tom Petty and Stan Lynch got into an altercation with the Sex Pistols' Johnny Rotten?

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

Random Quote

"We've had our problems over the years, but we're united to make Tom's songs work. Hey, we're lucky. We got a guy who can write a cool tune. How many bands can say that?"

- Stan Lynch