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Spins • Tom Petty: ‘Finding Wildflowers”

Spins • Tom Petty: ‘Finding Wildflowers”

| May 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

Tom Petty Finding Wildflowers (Warner Records) Wildflowers & All the Rest was 2020’s premier rock and roll reissue project, celebrating Tom Petty’s justly canonized 1994 solo gem Wildflowers with a range of revealing packages. A 7-LP Deluxe version did brisk business, but the 9-LP Super Deluxe collection took a leap in price that exceeded many fans’ […]

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Stagebuzz: Livestream Buzz March 9th – 14th

Stagebuzz: Livestream Buzz March 9th – 14th

| March 9, 2021 | 0 Comments

Todd Rundgren’s virtual tour, “Clearly Human,” continues this week with shows from Austin (March 10), Denver (March 12), Salt Lake City (March 13), and San Diego (March 16). Buy tickets here. Patti Smith pays tribute to Robert Mapplethorpe with a “NY PopsUp” performance this Tuesday, March 9th, at 11:30 AM at Brooklyn Museum. You can […]

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Spins: Tom Petty • Wildflowers & All The Rest Deluxe Edition –  Reviewed

Spins: Tom Petty • Wildflowers & All The Rest Deluxe Edition – Reviewed

| November 1, 2020 | 1 Comment

Tom Petty Wildflowers & All the Rest Deluxe Edition (Warner Bros.) After seven gold and platinum-selling albums with the Heartbreakers, Tom Petty released his first solo album in 1989.Chart favorites including “Free Falling” and “I Won’t Back Down” helped the Jeff Lynne-produced Full Moon Fevereclipse even the success of 1979’s Damn the Torpedoes. When Into the […]

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File: Hello My Name Is… Cherie Currie

File: Hello My Name Is… Cherie Currie

| May 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

A full decade ago, ex-Runaways “front fox” Cherie Currie began work on Blvds of Splendor with former Guns N’ Roses/Velvet Revolver drummer Matt Sorum producing. But a funny thing happened on the way to the glam-rock forum. “The plan was to get it done and get it out there,” she says of the set, which […]

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File: Q&A with Mike Campbell

File: Q&A with Mike Campbell

| April 1, 2020 | 1 Comment

Discovering your own particular avenue of expression is not always easy for a young artist. Take the late Tom Petty, for example, who started out sounding a lot like his vocal idols, Bob Dylan and The Byrds’ Roger McGuinn. He just couldn’t help it — that was his creative jumping-off point, which quickly developed into […]

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Live Review & Photo Gallery: Jeff Lynne’s ELO at Allstate Arena

Live Review & Photo Gallery: Jeff Lynne’s ELO at Allstate Arena

| August 18, 2018 | 1 Comment

Jeff Lynne’s ELO Allstate Arena, Rosemont, IL Wednesday, August 15, 2018 The famous Electric Light Orchestra jukebox spaceship descended upon the Chicago area for the first time in 37 years on Wednesday, when Jeff Lynne brought his innovative fusion of rock, pop and classical elements to Rosemont. Generations of fans packed Allstate Arena to capacity, […]

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Live Review and Gallery: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers with Chris Stapelton at Wrigley Field

Live Review and Gallery: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers with Chris Stapelton at Wrigley Field

| July 2, 2017 | 1 Comment

Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL Thursday, June 29, 2017 Reviewed by Jeff Elbel; Photos by Curt Baran Tom Petty paused during a deep dive through the Wildflowers album to tell Thursday’s sold-out Wrigley Field crowd exactly what it has been like to celebrate 40 years with the Heartbreakers. “I was going to say we’re having so […]

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Photo Gallery – Mudcrutch @ The Riviera Theatre

Photo Gallery – Mudcrutch @ The Riviera Theatre

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Tom Petty’s first band finally arrived at the Riviera, 46 years in the making…

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Stage Buzz – Live Review & Photo Gallery: Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers

Stage Buzz – Live Review & Photo Gallery: Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers

| August 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jeff Elbel and Curt Baran caught Tom Petty & Crew at the United Center…

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Bonnaroo Lineup Announced

Bonnaroo Lineup Announced

| February 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Paul McCartney, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Wilco, Bjork and an iTunes library worth of others

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Interview: Jeff Lynne

Interview: Jeff Lynne

| November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Mr. Blue Sky” . . . “Evil Woman” . . . “Can’t Get It Out Of My Head” . . . “Handle With Care” . . . “Free Fallin’” . . . “Runnin’ Down A Dream” . . . “You Got It” . . . “Got My Mind Set On You” . . . “Free […]

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