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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 on the 4th of July, 1976, the air conditioning broke down during the recording of "American Girl"?

...that this website accepts donations, which go directly towards our hosting fees?

...that after leaving the Heartbreakers in the early 1980s, Ron Blair ran a swimwear shop?

Random Quote

"But people can also give up on their dreams because they get sidetracked. They get rich or get famous or whatever it was they thought was going to bring them happiness, and they find it's not everything they thought. People sometimes have the wrong dreams."

- Tom Petty