Tom Petty

The Story Behind Prince's Epic "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" Guitar Solo

How a rumored snub led to one of rock's greatest moments.
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Tom Petty at the Vic 2003

Some history... Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' association with 93XRT took off when we sponsored a double bill at the Riviera Theater in 1977 with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers with special guest Elvis Costello and the Attractions. The price for this coveted ticket? 3 bucks. As in dollars. Can...
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Remembering Tom Petty With Our Friday Feature

Friday Feature: Tom Petty Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. It was a little long for the marquees. And when that first album showed up at radio stations at the tail end of 1976, it made no impression. It took months before radio stations even listened to it. Who was this upstart in black leather...
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May 5, 2017; West Palm Beach, FL, USA; Tom Petty performs at Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre. Mandatory Credit: Ron Elkman/USA TODAY NETWORK

What Did Ryan Arnold Think He'd Never Say On The Radio Again?

"'Here's the latest from Tom Petty on WXRT,'" something I never ever thought I'd ever say again." I said that last year when I first played "Keep A Little Soul" from the An American Treasure box set. Well, T he Best Of Everything - The Definitive Career Spanning Hits Collection is due next Friday...
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Ann Wilson and Chris Cornell

Ann Wilson Releases Video for Chris Cornell Tribute

"I Am the Highway" appears on recent 'Immortal' album
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May 5, 2017; West Palm Beach, FL, USA; Tom Petty performs at Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre. Mandatory Credit: Ron Elkman/USA TODAY NETWORK

Tom Petty's "American Girl" As A Lullaby Will Melt Your Heart

Petty's music normally wouldn't put you to sleep, but this is an exception.
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May 5, 2017; West Palm Beach, FL, USA; Tom Petty performs at Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre. Mandatory Credit: Ron Elkman/USA TODAY NETWORK

Gainesville, FL Dedicates Park to Tom Petty

It's been just over a year since Tom Petty passed away, and a year full of tributes and remembrace for the beloved rockstar. This past Saturday, October 20th, Tom Petty would have turned 68, and his hometown honored his memory by dedicating the park he grew up playing in to him. Gainesville,...
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Nov 4, 2016; Sun Rise, FL, USA; Stevie Nicks performs at BB&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Elkman/USA TODAY NETWORK

Watch Fleetwood Mac Cover Tom Petty's "Free Fallin'"

Mike Campbell promised there would be surprises during Fleetwood Mac's upcoming tour and the band delivered on opening night paying tribute to the late Tom Petty with a cover of "Free Fallin'." Related: Mike Campbell Previews Upcoming Fleetwood Mac Tour Setlist & Surprises On top of "Free...
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The Lumineers

The Lumineers Release Version of Tom Petty's "Walls"

Hear what the rock legend thought about the cover
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Tom Petty

Listen To Tom Petty's Incredible "Free Fallin'" Isolated Vocals

Further proof of the musical mastery Petty contributed to this world.
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