The Petty Archives

Pop & Rock
By Glen Gore-Smith
Winnipeg Free Press - Wednesday, December 12, 1984

Doctors still aren't sure whether Tom Petty will be able to play the guitar again. Petty, who broke his left hand several weeks ago, has been in therapy, and doctors say he's improving. But even if he continues to heal at his present rate, it will be at least another nine months before he's able to play a guitar again.