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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 the Hard Promises tour was delayed because Tom Petty injured his knee on a trampoline?

...that a reunion of the Traveling Wilburys was being discussed?

Random Quote

"We're a rock & roll band. We ain't no punk band, we ain't folk rock, jazz rock, or any of that bullshit. Just rock, and we don't put no other name on it than that. We'd be stupid if we did."

- Tom Petty