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41 min ago | Canada.com

Review: Petty's new songs hold up to the hits

"This song comes from 1991," said Tom Petty, early on in his set Tuesday night at the Saddledome "It may be the only thing I remember about 1991."

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Chatty Tom Petty still free fallin' at 63

Fine, it's true. Tom Petty is beautiful. Witty, bearded, talented, famous, iconic, cooler in one pinky than the last 40 bands through town.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Traveling Wilburys, Traffic

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Concert preview: Tom Petty No. 1 at last

Keyboardist Benmont Tench met Tom Petty at a Gainesville, Fla., music store in the mid-'60s, when Tench was 11. A few years later, they started playing together, but it wasn't until after attending university that Tench joined Petty's band Mudcrutch.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Seattle Weekly

Live This Weekend: Tom Petty, Haim, Murder City Devils, Fucked Up, and More

Damn the Torpedos went platinum right out of the gates in '79 with tracks like "Don't Do Me Like That" and "Here Comes My Girl" .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Quincy, WA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Canada.com

Review: Tom Petty won't back down as he rocks first Canadian stop

Wet weather blew into the Lower Mainland Wednesday and continues to hang around but that hasn't stopped Vancouverites from heading outdoors to enjoy favourite summer pastimes.

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Related Topix: Weather, Pop/Rock, Canada, World News,

HeraldNet

Aerosmith, Tom Petty to play the Gorge

This weekend, the Gorge Amphitheatre will give fans a chance to see what all that experience means, as the venue hosts both groups on different nights.

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Related Topix: Aerosmith, Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Florida, Steve Winwood

The Georgia Straight

Meet Mike Campbell, the underrated guitar genius behind all those Tom Petty hits

Sometimes when I drop something on the ground and am too lazy to pick it up, I go full-primate and pick it up with my toes.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Gainesville, FL, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Georgia Straight

The Newt wants Tom Petty to cover Cockburn in Vancouver tomorrow

I like to take my big yellow painting pole on the bus. It's the exact same color and size as all the safety poles, it even has a red button! D: How often do you talk to someone about everything from music and movies to politics, religion, relationships, romance, family, travels, life stories and more so easily and... I'm sorry to be the bearer of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Painting, Arts, Best of 2007, Berkeley, CA, The Traveling Wilburys

Crooks and Liars

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

After a career that reaches all the way back to the '70s, these guys just got their first number one position on Billboard's Hot 200 albums.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, The Heartbreakers, US News, Liberal Political News

Brooklynvegan

Outside Lands Day 2 pics (Tom Petty, Deer Tick, Haim, The Districts,...

The best performance of the day, however, came courtesy of Haim . This increasingly popular pop-rock trio, which sold out two nights at the Fillmore in San Francisco in April, was absolutely dynamite onstage, roaring through tunes from the 2013 debut "Days Are Gone."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Outside, April, Gone, Danielle

Los Angeles Times

'Guardians of the Galaxy' soundtrack shoots to No. 1 on Billboard 200

After last week's strong chart showing by Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers and Eric Clapton, the oldies-dominated soundtrack of "Guardians of the Galaxy" took the top spot Wednesday on the Billboard 200.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, 10cc, Music, Entertainment

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Golden Gate Xpress

Outside Lands delivers a taste of the Bay Area, boosts San Francisco's economy

This weekend Outside Lands brought in an estimated crowd of 200,000 music lovers.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

The Pordland Mercury

Tonight in Music: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Ray LaMontagne,...

RAY LaMONTAGNE, THE BELLE BRIGADE I've never been a huge fan of Ray LaMontagne, the New England singer/songwriter who made a splash in 2004 with the shuffling "Trouble," a mom-and-dad-in-the-bedroom groover that made full use of LaMontagne's acrobatic, androgynous singing.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Ray LaMontagne, Punk, Torrance, CA, San Pedro, CA

Canada.com

'They haven't killed us yet': Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers...

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers are set to bring their 'Hypnotic Eye' tour to Vancouver, with guest Steve Winwood, on Thursday, Aug. 14. It's hard to keep a straight face when you call the hotel front desk and ask to chat with Sparky Snakeskin.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, The Heartbreakers, The Beatles, The Traveling Wilburys

RollingStone

Flashback: Tom Petty's Last Dance With Drummer Stan Lynch

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers had been off the road for nearly a year when the 1994 Bridge School Benefit came around.

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Houston Press

The 13 Best Songs We Heard In July

"The Clarity," Sleep After 11 years out of the game, you might wonder if stoner-metal band Sleep has lost a step.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

Outside Lands 2014: Sexy, Sweet, Solo

Avocados, yogurt, Cypress Grove Lamb Chopper I'd found, at all places, at Grocery Outlet.

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San Jose Mercury News

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers plot rapid return to Bay Area

Nicole Gottwald-staff 9/29/06 Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers perform at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley Friday night.

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JamBase

Tom Petty Pays Tribute To Jerry Garcia At Outside Lands

Legendary rockers Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers headlined Saturday's action at the Outside Lands festival in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.

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OC Weekly

The Best and Worst of Outside Lands 2014

Now in its seventh edition, San Francisco's Outside Lands festival has become a reliable, regular staple on the summer festival calendar.

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Related Topix: Coachella, CA, Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

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