Episode 190: Tom Petty, Rest in Power




October 4, 2017


All music in this episode by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers.

  • “Even the Losers” Damn the Torpedoes (Backstreet, MCA, Geffen, UMe) 1979
  • “Southern Accents” Southern Accents (MCA) 1985


Tom Petty died at the age of 66 on October 2, 2017, just after concluding his 40th anniversary tour with ‘The Heartbreakers.’ In today’s episode, Jim and Patrick pay tribute to a rock n’roll legend by exploring his unique vocal, lyrical and instrumental talents as both a solo performer and a ‘heartbreaker.’

Next week is Tom Petty Week on Rockin’ the Suburbs. Please contribute your memories and feelings about Tom and his music by leaving a voice message at 612-440-1984. Or email us at rock@suburbspod.com. Deadline: Friday, Oct. 6. We’ll put you on the show.

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