R.I.P. Tom Petty: here’s 10 of the Newt’s fave Petty tunes


By Steve Newton

Tom Petty may be gone, but the music he made will live on forever, because that’s how music works.

Here’s 10 of my favourite Petty tunes from 10 different Petty albums.

Maybe there’s a couple here you like as well.

“American Girl” from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, 1976:

“I Need to Know” from You’re Gonna Get It, 1978:

“Refugee” from Damn the Torpedoes, 1979:

“The Waiting” from Hard Promises, 1981:

“You Got Lucky” from Long After Dark, 1982:

“Rebels” from Southern Accents, 1985:

“I Won’t Back Down” from Full Moon Fever, 1989:

“Learning to Fly” from Into the Great Wide Open, 1991:

“It’s Good to be King” from Wildflowers, 1994:

“The Last DJ” from The Last DJ, 2002:


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