Tom Petty

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Watch Kris Kristofferson Cover Tom Petty’s ‘I Won’t Back Down’ for History Channel Series

The cover is for ‘Texas Rising,’ in which Kristofferson participates as an actor.

04/23/2015

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Tom Petty Addresses ‘That Sam Smith Thing,’ Laments That News Picked Up the Story

“How it got out to the press is beyond Sam or myself.”

01/30/2015

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Sam Smith Must Pay Tom Petty Songwriting Royalties for ‘Stay With Me’

Smith was ordered to pay Petty royalties for his hit single “Stay With Me,” which sounded a lot like Petty’s 1989 track “I Won’t Back Down.”

01/26/2015

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Tom Petty Doesn’t Think You Should Be Keeping Up with the Kardashians

What’s the biggest problem with American culture? If you’re Tom Petty, your answer would be the Kardashians.

07/25/2014

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Stream ‘Hypnotic Eye,’ the New Album from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

A few days after streaming five new songs on his website, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ entire new album is available to stream via NPR.

07/21/2014

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Tom Petty Streaming Five New Songs on Website: Listen

Look for the new Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Hypnotic Eye on July 19.

07/18/2014

The Beatles at the EMI studios in Abbey Road preparing for ‘Our World’, a live TV show broadcast to 24 countries worldwide in 1967. (BIPs/Getty Images)

5 Best Taxman Covers Ever [Video]

Happy… or sad, Tax Day to you. We honor this yearly painful ritual with the 5 best covers (that we could find) of the Beatles 1966 hit Taxman, which is on the Revolver album. Stevie Ray Vaughn […]

04/15/2014

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Inside Tom Petty and the Heartbreaker’s Next Album ‘Hypnotic Eye’

We talked to Heartbreaker Benmont Tench about the album a while back.

03/31/2014

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Best Rock Duet Ever (And 5 Runners-Up)

Our vote for #1: Janis Joplin and Tom Jones singing ‘Raise Your Hand’ on television in 1969. He can whistle like a pro, and she can shake that boot-eh. #2 You know we’re right: Run […]

03/27/2014

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