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"I used to have these soul-searching nights where I'd lie awake and think, 'When it's all over, all you've gonna leave behind is the records. That's all the fuck you're doing.'"

- Tom Petty

Did You Know...

...that Hard Promises had a working title of Benmont's Revenge?

...that Tom Petty accidentally smashed a Flying V guitar on a lighting rig?

...that Tom Petty shortened his name because "Tommy Petty" didn't look right on the record?

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"For too long the kids have had to listen to rock music handed down to them by their older brothers and sisters. They've never had any rock and roll bands they could call their own."

- Tom Petty