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Rolling Stone #558 -- August 10, 1989

Tom Petty and his band are doing their bit for the environment. A rider in their contract with concert promoters provides that no styrofoam or plastic eating utensils be used in catering the band's meals.

Video Reviews: A Bunch of Videos and Some Other Stuff | Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers | MPI Video, $24.95
By Jim Farber
Rolling Stone #558 -- August 10, 1989

A program featuring fifteen concept clips and performance pieces connected by especially lame comedy bits. Jeff Stein's video for "Don't Come Around Here No More," based on Alice in Wonderland, has enough imagination to make up for the offensively isolationist clip for "Jammin' Me." The other concept pieces are fairly routine; the concert segments (previously available on Pack Up the Plantation, released by MCA Video) are flaccid.