- 4:27 pm Thursday, September 20th, 2018 by hildiwmmo
Below, hear “Gainesville” – Tom Petty’s homage to the city two hours to our north, where he was born and raised,
It’s one of several previously unreleased tracks that will be included in the career-spanning box set, “Tom Petty: An American Treasure, out Friday, September 28.
It’s not yet been a year since our beloved rocker’s passing and his grieving family is already talking about two more releases in the coming months. One, a live set and the other, a package of re-mixed tunes from the Wildflowers sessions that Tom spoke so much about releasing, just prior to his death.
The forthcoming “American [More]
- 2:03 am Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 by Joe Rock
- 4:31 pm Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 by hildiwmmo
The new box set, Tom Petty: An American Treasure hasn’t even come out yet but our beloved rocker still has managed to reach the top of the charts, 10 months after his death.
The first single from the upcoming, 60-song box set, “Keep a Little Soul (Outtake, 1982)” rose from #12 to #7 this week on the adult alternative chart – the first time any artist has done so after death.
- 5:25 pm Friday, July 20th, 2018 by hildiwmmo
Tom Petty’s widow and daughter, Dana York and Adria Petty, have come up with a beautiful idea.
Even through tremendous grief, Dana and Adria seem to know exactly how much Tom means to all of us and how truly heartbroken we were after losing him so suddenly last year. Every Petty fan I’ve spoken to said the same thing, “It feels like I lost a friend.”
The two ladies have set up a site to collect photos and videos submitted by fans. They’ll select some to be used in a new video for Tom Petty: An American Treasure, the new, career-spanning box set.
Here’s the [More]
- 4:20 pm Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 by hildiwmmo
Today the world got to hear something from Tom Petty they’ve never heard before. So bittersweet, after losing him last year. The song is called “Keep A Little Soul” and…
Although it was recorded in 1982, during the sessions for the “Long After Dark” album, “Keep A Little Soul” is a new song to fans of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers. I’ll play it on the air today during the Commercial-Free Drive at 5 and you can see the video below.
Now here’s the really exciting part…
There are more “new” songs where that came from and we’ll get to hear ’em all September [More]
- 2:39 am Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 by Joe Rock
- 3:54 pm Monday, April 23rd, 2018 by hildiwmmo
It’s been over 6 months now since we lost Tom Petty (on October 2).
This past Saturday night, Heartbreakers Mike Campbell, Benmont Tench and Steve Ferrone played together, along with other musicians Patti Smith, Beck and Stephen Stills, who invited the band to play the “Light Up the Blues” event in Los Angeles, an autism awareness benefit.
- 4:58 pm Friday, March 16th, 2018 by hildiwmmo
As soon as Tom Petty passed, the Gainesville artists, residents and students created tributes on the famous 34th Street Wall and the walls of businesses all over town.
The City of Gainesville would like to do something more permanent, on a larger scale.
They’re asking the public what they think would be most fitting.
- 10:53 pm Sunday, January 28th, 2018 by Joe Rock