Tom Petty’s classy champagne Jaguar XJS is a rare classic, production on this model ended in 1996. The car has a very special place in Tom’s heart as he purchased it on a whim.
As President Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention came to a thunderous close in Charlotte last night, viewers heard the triumphant sounds of an anthemic artist tailor-made for the occasion: Mr. Bruce Springsteen.
The pop music spectacle known as the MTV Video Music Awards took place last night, and it was chock-full of – surprise – pop stars! However, there was one music superstar attendee who inspired a bit of head-scratching: Tom Petty.
It’s the ironically-named Labor Day weekend where, if you’re lucky, you have three days off. As you hit the highway for summer’s big finale, you’ll need a playlist for the holiday road trip. Get those motors revving, we’ve got a Labor Day playlist of ten classic songs for the long drive ahead.
Call it a great rock and roll swindle. Amazon exec Brian Valentine had booked Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers to play his wedding, or so he thought. After paying a “talent agent” $165,000 as a down payment to get Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers to play his wedding, he learned that he had been defrauded.
Over the years, many politicians have been guilty of using popular songs during campaign runs without first getting consent from the artist who sang it, which eventually ends in a cease and desist or in […]
Today marks #61 for [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Tom Petty[/lastfm]. Instead of hiring someone to perform at Tom’s party, I thought we’d bring Tom in to perform at YOURS today!
You wouldn’t necessarily guess it from his voice, which has a rural twang, but [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]John Prine[/lastfm] was born in Maywood, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, 65 years ago this week. His parents were natives […]
Yesterday, I blogged about [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Tom Petty[/lastfm]/Michelle Bachmann drama. Tom sent the presidential candidate a cease and desist order regarding the use of “American Girl” as her campaign song. Now, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Katrina & The Waves[/lastfm] […]
The fourth annual Record Store Day (Saturday, April 16) is a celebration of music, independent record stores, and the trusty wax itself. Even if you are without a means to listen to vinyl records these […]