WMMO Music News 

WATCH: “New” (to us) Tom Petty Song!

  • 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]

A New Tom Petty Boxed Set “American Treasure” Is Coming In September

  • 2:39 am Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 by Joe Rock

There is a new Tom Petty boxed set “American Treasure” coming out in September.

Autographed Petty Guitar, Hat Up For Auction

  • 4:57 pm Monday, July 9th, 2018 by hildiwmmo

Who wouldn’t love to strum the same Gibson SG Petty did? One of his awesome, cool hats, too.

The opening bid is $150,000.

See exactly which items and how to fork over the cash: HERE.

Heartbreakers Play for First Time Since Petty’s Death

  • 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.

FULL STORY HERE. 

Gainesville Asks: How Best to Honor Tom Petty

  • 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.

You can take the survey here.

Stevie Nicks Remembers Tom Petty In Emotional Speech

  • 10:53 pm Sunday, January 28th, 2018 by Joe Rock

Stevie Nicks remembers Tom Petty in emotional speech at Musicares Person of the Year awards ceremony.

Catholic Priest Shreds Petty’s “Runnin’ Down a Dream”

  • 6:05 pm Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 by hildiwmmo

Tom Petty’s impact continues to be realized by people from every walk of life.

Below, a YouTube video of Father Kenneth Petrie. Wait til you hear the solo!

You Could Live in Tom Petty’s Lake House

  • 5:29 am Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 by hildiwmmo

Not only is this one of the most spectacular homes you’ll ever see, but how cool would it be to live in a place one of our favorite people lived in?!

Tom Petty must have found so much inspiration here. Take a look inside…

An Appropriate Tom Petty Song For Halloween About Cassadaga Plus The Legend Of The Devil’s Chair

  • 1:29 am Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 by Joe Rock

Discover a little known Tom Petty song about a spiritualist Camp that is also home to “the Devil’s Chair” and many legends.

Remembering Tom Petty On His Birthday

  • 10:22 am Friday, October 20th, 2017 by Joe Rock

We remember Tom Petty on what would have been his birthday with some of his groundbreaking videos.