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"I don't know if it's just Gainesville, maybe it's the whole country, but there are few places where you can go into a club and actually hear musicians doing things, playing rock. 'I'm into jazz, I'm past rock & roll.' That's a fairly common excuse. Rock music is just pretty rare these days."

- Tom Petty

Did You Know...

...that the HeartbreakersĀ once dumped Chinese food all over their luggage?

...that on the 4th of July, 1976, the air conditioning broke down during the recording of "American Girl"?

...that Tom Petty was invited to perform for the American Assocation of Nude Recreation?

Random Quote

"We've just started to headline our own tour and we're amazed at the costs. It's not like we're doing the gigs and driving the Rolls home. Money? It's a drag. We'd do it for nothing if we could. All we owe the public is a good performance."

- Tom Petty