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Welcome to The Petty Archives!

We're dedicated to preserving the history of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

Our goal is to compile information so fans can learn more about one of America's most iconic rock bands.

Please use the drop down menus or search box to explore the archives. To learn more, visit About Us where you can read our story and contact us.

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We hope you will share your love of the Heartbreakers and refer your friends to The Petty Archives.

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Thank you!

Did You Know...

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

...that Tom Petty told his father that he'd beĀ a millionaire by the time he was 35?

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

Random Quote

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

- Jeff Lynne