Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers visit Winterland (1978)

December 30, 1978 - upcoming band from Florida Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - that is Tom Petty (ld voc, g, harmo), Ron Blair (b), Mike Campbell (g, voc), Stan Lynch (d), Benmont Tench (kb, voc) - perform at Winterland in San Francisco, CA

Shelter Records publish ‘Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ their eponymous debut album featuring ‘Breakdown’ and ‘American Girl’ (1976)

'Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' is their eponymous debut album produced by Denny Cordell and released on November 9, 1976 by Shelter Records.1 . Rockin' Around (4/20/17) 2 . Strangered In The Night 3 . Fooled Again 4 . Mystery Man 5 . Luna Live 6 . American Girl 7 . American Girl Track Listing : 1.Rockin' Around (Tom Petty, Mike Campbell) - 02:29 . 2.Breakdown (Tom Petty) - 02:43 .…

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers release their fifth album : ‘Long After Dark’ featuring ‘You Got Lucky’ and ‘Change of Heart’ (1982)

'Long After Dark' by Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers is their fifth album co-produced with Jimmy Iovine and released on November 2, 1982 by Backstreet Records. 1 . One Story Town (1983) 2 . You Got Lucky (Official Video) 3 . You Got Lucky (Live, 1985) 4 . Change Of Heart (Official Video) 5 . Finding Out (1982) 6 . Straight Into Darkness (Farm Aid, 1985) 7 . Straight Into Darkness (Live,…

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers release ‘Damn the Torpedoes,’ their third album featuring ‘Don’t Do Me Like That’ ‘Refugee’ and ‘Here Comes My…

'Damn the Torpedoes' by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers is their third album co-produced with Jimmy Iovine and released on October 19, 1979 by Backstreet / MCA Records.1 . Refugee 2 . Refugee (Farm Aid, 1985) 3 . Here Comes My Girl 4 . Even The Losers (1980) 5 . Even The Losers (Farm Aid, 1986) 6 . Shadow Of A Doubt ("Fridays") 7 . Dont Do Me Like That 8 . Benmont Tench Talks About The Song…

The Heartbreakers’ release ‘L.A.M.F.’ their only studio album (1977)

The Heartbreakers' 'L.A.M.F.' is their only studio album produced by Speedy Keen and Daniel Secunda and released on October 3, 1977 by Track1 . Born To Lose (Live) 2 . Born To Lose (Live) 3 . All By Myself (Live) 4 . All By Myself (w/ Walter Lure, Vocals, Live, 1984 ) 5 . Chinese Rocks 6 . Chinese Rocks (1977) 7 . Get Off The Phone 8 . Get Off The Phone (w/ Walter Lure, Vocals, Live,…

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers attend ‘Bridge School Benefit’ (1994)

October 2, 1994 - Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers - that is Mike Campbell (g), Benmont Tench (p, voc), Scott Thurston (g, harmo, voc), Howie Epstein (b, voc), Stan Lynch (d) - take part, next to Neil Young, Pearl Jam, Mazzy Star, Ministry and more, in the annual charity concert 'Bridge School Benefit' held at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA

Tom Petty takes The Heartbreakers to Ottawa (2017)

July 16, 2017 - Tom Petty plus The Heartbreakers - that is Mike Campbell (g), Benmont Tench (kb), Ron Blair (b), Scott Thurston (g) & Steve Ferrone (d) - will be on stage at Ottawa Bluesfest in Ottawa, Canada

MCA publish Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ eighth album : ‘Into the Great Wide Open’ featuring ‘Learning to Fly’ (1991)

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' 'Into the Great Wide Open' is their eighth studio album featuring 'Learning to Fly,' co-produced with Jeff Lynne and released on July 2, 1991 by MCA1 . Learning To Fly (Version 1) 2 . Learning to Fly (w/ Stevie Nicks) 3 . King's Highway (Live) 4 . King's Highway (10/2/1994, Shoreline Amphitheatre) 5 . Into The Great Wide Open (Official Video) 6 . Into The Great…

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers release their fourth album : ‘Hard Promises’ (1981)

'Hard Promises' by Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers is their fourth album released on May 5, 1981 by BackstreetTrack Listing : 1.The Waiting (Tom Petty) - 03:58 . 2.A Woman In Love (It'S Not Me) (Tom Petty, Mike Campbell) – 04:22 . 3.Nightwatchman (Tom Petty, Mike Campbell) – 03:59 . 4.Something Big (Tom Petty) - 04:44 . 5.Kings Road (Tom Petty) - 03:27 . 6.Letting You Go (Tom Petty) - 03:24 .…

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers release their second album : ‘You’re Gonna Get It!’ (1978)

'You're Gonna Get It!' by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers is their second album, recorded in Hollywod and released on May 2, 1978 by Shelter.Track Listing : 1.When The Time Comes (Tom Petty) - 02:47 . 2.You'Re Gonna Get It (Tom Petty) - 03:01 . 3.Hurt (Tom Petty, Mike Campbell) - 03:16 . 4.Magnolia (Tom Petty) - 03:03 . 5.Too Much Ain'T Enough (Tom Petty) - 02:56 . 6.I Need To Know (Tom Petty) -…

Happy Birthday John Lydon. ‘Looking Back In Anger’

This day (January 31, 1956), in Holloway, London, is born John Joseph Lydon simply known as John Lydon or even Johnny Rotten, his old stage name, English singer, best known as founder and lead singer for the Sex PistolsTracklist : 1 . Anarchy In The UK (w/ Sex Pistols, 1976) 2 . Pretty Vacant (w/ Sex Pistols) 3 . God Save The Queen (w/ Sex Pistols, Winterland, 1978) 4 . Poptones (w/Public Image…

A supergroup pays tribute to Johnny Thunders (2017)

November 29, 2017 - a supergroup featuring Walter Lure (The Heartbreakers), Mike Ness (Social Distortion), Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols), Clem Burke (Blondie) and Jesse Malin (D Generation) will pay "A Tribute to Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers' seminal L.A.M.F. album" at the Bowery Electric in New York City

This week In ’70s Throwback’ 45/52

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Led Zeppelin, Molly Hatchet, Queen, Traffic, The B 52's, Jefferson Starship, Bette Midler, Elton John, Billy Joel, Leonard Cohen, Lou Reed

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 44/52

Sade, Donald Fagen, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Los Lobos, George Michael, George Harrison, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Bryan Ferry, ABBA, Cocteau Twins, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Sinéad O'Connor

We remember Tom Petty. ‘Heartbroken’

This day (October 2, 2017), in Santa Monica, California, died Thomas Earl Petty simply known as Tom Petty, American musician, singer-songwriter, lead singer of Tom Petty and the HeartbreakersTracklist : 1 . Listen To Her Heart (w/ The Heartbreakers, OGWT, 1977) 2 . American Girl (w/ The Heartbreakers, 1978) 3 . Refugee (w/ The Heartbreakers, O.G.W.T. , 1982) 4 . Even The Losers (w/ The…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 40/52

Tracy Chapman, Sting, Joni Mitchell, Lionel Richie, Warren Zevon, The Police, Depeche Mode, Simply Red, U2, John Mellencamp, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Neil Young

This week In One-Off Collaborations 38/52

Candy Dulfer & Pink Floyd, Tom Petty & Stevie Nicks, Billy Idol & Miley Cyrus, Macy Gray & David Murray, Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa, Sheryl Crow & The Dixie Chicks, Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb, Andy Williams & Judy Garland, Ricky Skaggs & John Scofield, Elvis Costello & The Roots, Buddy Guy & John Mayer, Eric Clapton & Mark KnopflerThey are the 12…

Johnny Thunders rocks a Swiss festival (1988)

September 3, 1988 - Johnny Thunders of the New York Dolls and The Heartbreakers fame will be on stage with the Oddballs - that is Stevie Klasson, Jill Wisoff, Jamie Heath, Chris Musto and Alison Gordy - at the "Hot-Point Festival" in Lausanne, Switzerland

This week In One-Off Collaborations 27/52

Lauryn Hill & The Roots, Judy Garland & Count Basie, Macy Gray & David Murray, Gregory Porter & James Carter, Sam Moore & The Blues Brothers, Cyndi Lauper & Rod Stewart, Gweneth Paltrow & Huey Lewis, Richard Ashcroft & Coldplay, Tom Petty & Eddie Vedder, Bob Dylan & Grateful Dead, John Mayall & Gary Moore, Paul McCartney & Ringo Starr

Happy Birthday Bob Dylan. ‘We Do Look Back’

This day (May 24, 1941), in Duluth, Minnesota is born Robert Allen Zimmerman better known as Bob Dylan, American singer, poet & songwriter and Nobel prizeDigest Tracklist : Blowing In The Wind (1963) . Mr. Tambourine Man (Newport Folk Festival, 1964) . Like a Rolling Stone (1966) . I Threw It All Away (The Johnny Cash Show, 1969) . Soundcheck in NYC (w/ George Harrison, 1971) . Knockin' on…