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Tom Petty on Roger McGuinn
Rolling Stone #561 -- September 21, 1989

"We were awestruck when we met Roger. I was in L.A., and somebody told me that Roger wanted to see me. I came in, and he said, 'Pick up that guitar and play.' Scared the shit out of me. Then he said, 'I really did think it was me when I heard "American Girl."'"