Tom Petty Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
|CYBER SALE:||$4.21 Limited Time Only|
|You Save:||$1.77 (30% Off)|
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
- Released: May 6, 2002
- Originally Released: 2002
- Label: Rhino
Q - 9/913 Stars - Good - "...two stand-outs ("Breakdown" & "American Girl")..."
Uncut - 8/02, p.1145 out of 5 - "...Innocently infusing Southern psychedelia with a shot of poppy, punkish energy, Petty's debut was one of the 1976/7's ubiquitous LPs..."
- 1.Rockin' Around (With You)
- 3.Hometown Blues
- 4.Wild One, Forever
- 5.Anything That's Rock 'N' Roll
- 6.Strangered In The Night
- 7.Fooled Again (I Don't Like It)
- 8.Mystery Man
- 10.American Girl
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: Tom Petty (vocals, guitar, keyboards); Mike Campbell (guitar); Ron Blair (cello, bass); Benmont Tench (piano, organ); Stan Lynch (drums).
Recorded at the Shelter Studio, Hollywood, California. Originally released on Shelter (52006). Includes liner notes by Bill Flanagan.
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
The debut of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers came at a crucial time in American rock & roll history. Punk hadn't hit yet, and bloated rock dinosaurs like Bad Company and their ilk were still making life miserable for real rock & rollers. All the first generation roots-rock bands were gone. Petty's appearance marked the return of pure, unpretentious rock & roll that wasn't afraid to wear its '60s influences on its sleeve. The band's eponymous first album is full of Byrdsian ringing guitars, Dylan/McGuinn-style drawling vocals and pure pop hooks of the kind that hadn't been heard since the first Big Star album (and how many people heard Big Star at the time?). Petty also proved himself to be a world class pop songsmith on instant classics like "American Girl" and "Breakdown."
Tom PettyTom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Runnin' Down A Dream...
$21.45 CYBER SALE
Saturday Night Live - Lost & Found: SNL in the 80s (DVD)
$3.49 CYBER SALE
Music Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
Based on 33 ratings.
Based on 33 ratings.
Be the first Music Lover to write an online review of this product!
The Best of the 1910 Fruitgum Company: Simon Says (CD)
Rock & Pop: Hard Rock Music Categories:
- 12 Stones Anthem for the Underdog (CD) ~ $8.73 CYBER SALE
- 30 Seconds to Mars Love Lust Faith + Dreams (CD) ~ $12.56 CYBER SALE
- 30 Seconds to Mars Love Lust Faith + Dreams [Clean] (CD) ~ $12.56 CYBER SALE
- 38 Special 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of .38 Special (CD) ~ $3.99 CYBER SALE
- 38 Special .38 Special (CD) ~ $8.98 CYBER SALE
Top ranking titles in the Pop / Rock genre:
- Various Artists Extreme Hits - The Sixties, Volume 2: 20 Original Hits (CD) ~ 99¢ CYBER SALE
- Various Artists Top Hits of the 60s - Groovy Hits (CD) ~ 99¢ CYBER SALE
- Various Artists WCBS FM101.1 - Great Ladies of Rock & Roll - The 70s (CD) ~ 99¢ CYBER SALE
- Various Artists Top Hits of the 70s - Absolute Hits (CD) ~ 99¢ CYBER SALE
- Various Artists History of Rock - The 60's, Part 1 (CD) ~ $5.98 CYBER SALE