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  1. Tom Petty wrote Sam Smith song w/ Disclosure's friend Tourist, but...Read the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Brooklynvegan

    ... one of the song's co-writers. Many people noticed that "Stay With Me" sounded a lot like Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' 1989 classic "I Won't Back Down", and recently people noticed that it now says "Tom Petty" in the online credits for the song. ...

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  2. RINGO: Sailing His Yellow Sub to ParadiseRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | 95.5 3WS

    It's his first album to include a song written and recorded with his All Starr Band , which currently includes Toto guitarist Steve Lukather , Todd Rundgren , former Santana and Journey singer-keyboardist Gregg Rolie and others. The album also features guest appearances from his brother-in-law Joe Walsh , Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers keyboardist Benmont Tench , Richard Marx and Peter Frampton .

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  3. Tom Petty's not too worried about the Strokes ripping off his tuneRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

    ... the opening groove and guitar riff sounded an awful lot like "American Girl", a track from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' eponymous 1976 debut LP. One of those who heard the similarity was Petty himself, who told Rolling Stone in 2006: " The ...

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  4. A play-by-play guide for Super Bowl SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... have included Bruno Mars, Beyonce, Madonna, The Who, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Prince, the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney and U2. The Hallmark Channel believes a skilled group of felines will be of more ...

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  5. Tom Petty: No hard feelings for Sam SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ohio.com

    In this Sept. 15, 2014 file photo, Tom Petty performs in concert with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers during their Hypnotic Eye Tour 2014 in Philadelphia.

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  6. Petty: No hard feelings for Sam SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRAV-FM Tulsa

    In this Sept. 15, 2014 file photo, Tom Petty performs in concert with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers during their 'Hypnotic Eye Tour 2014" in Philadelphia.

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  7. Tom Petty Has No Hard Feelings About Sam Smith SongRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TIME.com

    Tom Petty of Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers performs onstage at The Forum on October 10, 2014 in Inglewood, California. Tom Petty says there is no ill will between him and Sam Smith after the artists reached an agreement announced this week over similarities between a song of his and Smith's recent hit, Stay With Me .

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  8. Malcolm X Abram: Shivering Timbers up to the challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ohio.com

    Mike Cambell and Tom Petty perform during the Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Tour 2014 at the Cruzan Amphitheater on September 20, 2014 in West Palm Beach, Florida. (Jeff Daly/Invision/AP)

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  9. Super Bowl halftime: Preview, scoreboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Erie Times News

    PREVIEW The Super Bowl is Sunday at approximately 6:30 p.m. on NBC. Idina Menzel sings the national anthem; Katy Perry and Lenny Kravitz perform at halftime.

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  10. Stevie NicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WMMO-FM Orlando

    Stevie said there's ONE band that could have stolen her away from Fleetwood Mac. In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, Stevie said Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers could have stolen her away from Fleetwood Mac if they had asked her to join.

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  11. Sam Smith responds after Us DJ Howard Stern calls him a 'fat ugly motherfucker'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NME

    ... to Tom Petty for 'Stay With Me' after listeners noted a similarity between the song and Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers' 1989 classic 'I Won't Back Down'. Smith and Petty settled out of court in October - an arrangement that included a 12.5 per cent ...

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  12. Names and facesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NWAonline

    ... lawyer for the group. In this Sept. 15, 2014 file photo, Tom Petty performs in concert with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers during their 'Hypnotic ... Subscribers must LOG-IN to read this full story. Monthly and yearly online subscriptions are ...

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  13. Sam Smith confirms Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne writing creditRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    British singer Sam Smith has given Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne a co-writing credit on his single "Stay With Me," but insists similarities to their 1989 song "I Won't Back Down" are "a complete coincidence." The track was released in April, and Petty and Lynne alerted their publishers to similarities between Smith's single and their song, which was performed by Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers.

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  14. Petty gets songwriting credit on Sam Smith hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    If you thought English pop star Sam Smith's hit song "Stay With Me" sounded a little bit like Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' classic "I Won't Back Down," you are not alone. Petty and co-writer Jeff Lynne contacted Smith's and his collaborators about the closeness of the two melodies and decided to get lawyers involved.

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  15. Sam Smith confirms Petty and Lynne creditRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | NEWS.com.au

    ... publishers to similarities between Smith's single and their song, which was performed by Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers. According to Britain's The Sun newspaper, both parties settled the copyright dispute out of court in October and a ...

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  16. Hollywood Minute: Emma Watson To Play BelleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | MyHighPlains.com

    Did you notice, Sam Smith's song "Stay With Me" sounds like Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' classic "I won't back down."

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  17. Now Trending: Tom Petty receives writing credit on Sam Smith hit Stay With MeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Globe and Mail

    Tom Petty performs in concert with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers during their Hypnotic Eye Tour 2014 in Philadelphia Tom Petty performs in concert with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers during their Hypnotic Eye Tour 2014 in Philadelphia The Associated Press reports that the 64-year-old rock icon has officially earned a writing credit on Sam Smith's chart-topping hit Stay With Me for its undeniable similarity to his song I Won't Back Down . According to Smith's representatives, the publishers of Petty's original song recently contacted the publishers of the Smith song, the first single off the 22-year-old British singer's debut album In the Lonely Hour .

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  18. Smith confirms Petty writing creditRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | UTV

    Singer Sam Smith has given Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne a co-writing credit on his single Stay With Me but insists similarities to their 1989 song I Won't Back Down are "a complete coincidence". The track was released in April and the rockers alerted their publishers to similarities between Smith's single and their song, which was performed by Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers.

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  19. Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne added to credits of Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Athens Banner-Herald

    In this Sept. 15, 2014 file photo, Tom Petty performs in concert with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers during their 'Hypnotic Eye Tour 2014" in Philadelphia.

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  20. Petty earns writing credit for Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me'Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2014 file photo, Tom Petty performs in concert with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers during their 'Hypnotic Eye Tour 2014" in Philadelphia. Petty has earned a writing credit on Sam Smith's megahit "Stay With Me" for its ...

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