Tom Petty

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A High Stakes Playlist for a High Stakes Man [Playlist]

By now you have probably heard about, or should have heard about, daredevil Nik Wallenda’s great tightrope walking feat. After already having tightroped over the Little Colorado River Gorge and Niagara Falls, Wallenda picked the city of Chicago as the home for his latest stunt.


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Steve Winwood Rocks Out With Tom Petty In Philadelphia

Although Steve Winwood & Tom Petty left fans beaming after their XRT Show at the United Center in August, the two musicians hadn’t joined one another to perform on stage together on their current tour.


New Noise at Nine - The Best New Music Thursday / Thursday nights at 9 hosted by Ryan Arnold

New Noise at Nine includes Clapton & Tom Petty, Mike Doughty, and Chicago’s Twin Peaks.

New Noise at Nine is the best of New Music Thursday on 93XRT. This week’s show is a unique show – 8 of ‘em have never been played on New Noise at Nine. Starting with… […]


Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers at Bonnaroo - June 16th, 2013 (photo by Nate Azark)

Prepare For Tom Petty — This Week’s Friday Feature

It’s been over 35 years since the group formed in Gainesville, and they’re now among the most popular groups of all time, having sold over 60 million records! They are, of course, members of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and the headliners of one of the year’s musical highlights, Saturday’s night’s XRT Show at the United Center with very special guest, Steve Winwood.


Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers at Bonnaroo - June 16th, 2013 (photo by Nate Azark)

Tom Petty Friday Feature

Is the concept of being the leader of an American rock & roll band inconsistent with the role of frontman for a national institution? It’s been over 35 years since Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers […]


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From Sam Smith To Tom Petty: 10 Songs That Sound Like Other Songs [Playlist]

Many songs undeniably sound alike for various reasons, from chords to tempo or a familiar riff. The latest hit from British singer-songwriter “Stay With Me” follows the same four-chord progression as Tom Petty’s “I Won’t […]


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Tom Petty Doesn’t Think You Should Be Keeping Up with the Kardashians

What’s the biggest problem with American culture? If you’re Tom Petty, your answer would be the Kardashians.


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Stream ‘Hypnotic Eye,’ the New Album from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

A few days after streaming five new songs on his website, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ entire new album is available to stream via NPR.


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Tom Petty Streaming Five New Songs on Website: Listen

Look for the new Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Hypnotic Eye on July 19.



Fly To Boston for Tom Petty At Fenway Park!

As mid-summer approaches, there is still so much to look forward to! August 23rd will be a great Saturday night in Chicago, with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers tearing the roof off the United Center. […]




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