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Did You Know...

...that during winter tours, Stan Lynch would pack a Hanukkah menorah?

...that Tom Petty was invited to perform for the American Assocation of Nude Recreation?

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

Random Quote

"I read the other day that video games are taking 15 billion dollars directly our of the record business. As far as I'm concerned, I'd rather put seven dollars' worth of quarters into a Pac-Man machine than into some dip-shit album."

- Tom Petty