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Tom Petty

A collection of news and information related to Tom Petty published by Tribune Company sources.

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A collection of news and information related to Tom Petty published by Tribune Company sources.

Sample songs by Tom Petty with iTunes here.
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  • Donald 'Duck' Dunn dies at 70; bassist for Booker T. & the MG's

    Donald 'Duck' Dunn dies at 70; bassist for Booker T. & the MG's
    As the bass player on dozens of the most soulful hits in the history of pop music, Donald "Duck" Dunn often found himself out on the road playing to fans who had assumed he was black like the stars he supported, notably Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett and Sam & Dave.
  • Steve Lopez: Searching for the song of L.A.

     
    Is there a song for and about Los Angeles that tops all the others? Judging by early reader reaction to my column about a local musician named Justin Chart, who set out to write the definitive local anthem, I think...

    Five guitars stolen from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

    Five guitars stolen from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

    Live review: Sound City Players at the Hollywood Palladium

    Live review: Sound City Players at the Hollywood Palladium
    “Rick Springfield, you have a song that people recognize after three frigging notes. Congratulations, Rick frigging Springfield,” Dave Grohl said on Thursday to his colleague in a new band celebrating the former Van Nuys recording studio Sound...

    'Concert for George' streaming on YouTube for 24 hours

    'Concert for George' streaming on YouTube for 24 hours
    Eleven years ago today, George Harrison died at the age of 58 in Los Angeles. And exactly one year after that some of the late Beatle's closest friends -- including Eric Clapton, Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty and Harrison's surviving bandmates -- gathered for...