Episode 197: Tom Petty: 3 Meaningful Songs

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October 13, 2017

Music:

  • Stevie Nicks “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around (With Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)” Bella Donna (Modern, Atco) 1981
  • Sharon Van Etten & Shearwater “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around (Cover)” A.V. Club: Undercover (N/A) 2012
  • Lisa Said “Regular Guy” Estranged (Tall Short Records) 2017
  • Tom Petty “You Wreck Me” Wildflowers (Warner Bros.) 1994
  • Tom Petty “Wildflowers” Wildflowers (Warner Bros.) 1994

Notes:

Thus concludes our week of honoring a legend: Tom Petty and his band of Heartbreakers. In our last goodbye episode to Petty, Jim and Patrick, along with Phil Ingrassia, play some songs to best remember the music pioneer.

FUN FACT: In his youth, Tom Petty actually met the ‘King of Rock ‘n’ Roll,’ Elvis Presley. “He stepped out radiant as an angel,” Petty said in an interview with The Gainesville Sun. “He seemed to glow and walk above the ground. It was like nothing I’d ever seen in my life.” Little did Presley know who HE was in the presence of!

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