The Petty Archives

In pop music, the year of veterans and vitality
By Patrick MacDonald
Boca Raton News - Friday, December 27, 1991

Top 10 Albums of 1991:
2. "Into the Great Wide Open," Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers:
After a period of uncertainty, with Petty and his bandmates off doing all sorts of projects, the group reunited to create one of its finest albums. Petty continues to grow as a songwriter, with such gems as the title tune, a morality tale about being corrupted by stardom, and the cooly energertic "Learning to Fly."