Tom Petty

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Tom Petty Addresses ‘That Sam Smith Thing,’ Laments That News Picked Up the Story

“How it got out to the press is beyond Sam or myself.”

01/30/2015

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Sam Smith Must Pay Tom Petty Songwriting Royalties for ‘Stay With Me’

Smith was ordered to pay Petty royalties for his hit single “Stay With Me,” which sounded a lot like Petty’s 1989 track “I Won’t Back Down.”

01/26/2015

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Tom Petty Doesn’t Think You Should Be Keeping Up with the Kardashians

What’s the biggest problem with American culture? If you’re Tom Petty, your answer would be the Kardashians.

07/25/2014

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Stream ‘Hypnotic Eye,’ the New Album from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

A few days after streaming five new songs on his website, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ entire new album is available to stream via NPR.

07/21/2014

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Tom Petty Streaming Five New Songs on Website: Listen

Look for the new Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Hypnotic Eye on July 19.

07/18/2014

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Eric Clapton Announces J.J. Cale Tribute Album ‘The Breeze, An Appreciation of J.J. Cale’

Mark Knopfler, Willie Nelson and Tom Petty are among the guests on the album.

05/01/2014

Eric Clapton (Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Eric Clapton Announces J.J. Cale Tribute Album ‘The Breeze, An Appreciation of J.J. Cale’

Mark Knopfler, Willie Nelson and Tom Petty are among the guests on the album.

04/30/2014

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Inside Tom Petty and the Heartbreaker’s Next Album ‘Hypnotic Eye’

We talked to Heartbreaker Benmont Tench about the album a while back.

03/31/2014

Benmont Tench of the Heartbreakers (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Interview: Benmont Tench Talks Solo Album, Dylan, ‘Free Fallin’ and ‘Wildflowers’

“I’m pretty shy and I’m not seeking the spotlight,” he tells Radio.com. “I like having a big grand piano to hide behind when I’m playing with the Heartbreakers.”

02/26/2014

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Tom Petty To Write Country Songs? Chris Stapleton Says He’ll Help

Petty recently called current country music “bad rock with a fiddle.” Country songwriting vet Stapleton challenges the rock superstar to ‘put [his] money where [his] mouth is in a tangible way.’

08/12/2013

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