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

...that a teenaged Tom Petty got put on probation for stealing hood ornaments?

Random Quote

"Well, I don't usually get too excited about bands but I'm real excited about this one."

- Tom Petty