Tag: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

  • Thumbnail for Episode 1205: Neil Young vs. Tom Petty

    Episode 1205: Neil Young vs. Tom Petty

    Mike Snider, a patron of the pod, gets to pick the topic. We consider which rocker achieved greater stardom: Neil Young or Tom Petty. Bill Mulligan also joins in the conversation.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 755: Best of 2010s – David Bowie, Jack White, Tom Petty, Drive-By Truckers and More

    Episode 755: Best of 2010s – David Bowie, Jack White, Tom Petty, Drive-By Truckers and More

    We invited listeners to contribute to a big playlist of great songs from the 2010s. We’re playing some of those tunes all week. Today: Case/Lang/Veirs, Sleigh Bells, Drive-By Truckers, David Bowie, Tom Petty and Jack White.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 463: Tom Petty Promoter, Part 2

    Episode 463: Tom Petty Promoter, Part 2

    Part 2 of our interview with Tom Petty record promoter Jon Scott. Thanks to Craig Rosen for setting this up for us. And thanks too to Phil Ingrassia for sitting in on this conversation.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 462: Tom Petty Promoter, Part 1

    Episode 462: Tom Petty Promoter, Part 1

    It’s been a year since Tom Petty died. We honor his legacy with an interview we conducted shortly after that tragic event. Record promoter Jon Scott played an important role in bringing Petty’s music to the world. On this episode, he talks about getting into the record industry and a lesson he learned while promoting a Johnny Cougar album.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 458: Guest Shot – Rickenbacker Guitars

    Episode 458: Guest Shot – Rickenbacker Guitars

    Guest host Mike Wagner explores the majesty of the Rickenbacker guitar sound, from the Beatles to the Byrds to Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers to R.E.M.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 443: September New Music – Pip Blom, Guerilla Toss, Petal

    Episode 443: September New Music – Pip Blom, Guerilla Toss, Petal

    In September, Jim was digging new music by Dutch singer Pip Blom and New York’s Guerilla Toss, plus a Tom Petty cover by Petal.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 247: The Smithereens

    Episode 247: The Smithereens

    Pat DiNizio, leader of the Smithereens, died on Dec. 12 at age 62. We look back fondly at the seemingly out-of-time band. Rest in power, Pat.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 213: Fats Domino – Rest In Power

    Episode 213: Fats Domino – Rest In Power

    Antoine “Fats” Domino died at age 89 on Oct. 24, 2017. We pay tribute to this underappreciated rock ‘n’ roll pioneer.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 197: Tom Petty: 3 Meaningful Songs

    Episode 197: Tom Petty: 3 Meaningful Songs

    These aren’t necessarily Tom Petty’s three best songs (there are so many from which to choose), but these are the last three we want to hear as we remember the rock legend. Friend Phil Ingrassia joins Jim & Patrick for Tom Petty Week.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 196: Tom Petty: Listener Calls

    Episode 196: Tom Petty: Listener Calls

    Day 4 of Tom Petty Week. We take listener calls! We love listener calls! The listeners love Tom Petty (rest in power). Also, friend Phil Ingrassia sits in.