Happy Birthday Tom Petty! What's your favorite song by him?

Thomas Earl "Tom" Petty was born today October 20, 1950. He is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He is the frontman of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

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You Got Lucky

He has recorded a number of hit singles with the Heartbreakers and as a solo artist, many of which remain heavily played on adult contemporary and classic rock radio. His music, notably his hits, has become increasingly popular among younger generations as he continues to host sold-out shows.

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Free Fallin'

He has also performed under the pseudonyms of Charlie T. Wilbury, Jr. and Muddy Wilbury.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJWv3Xw5QrY

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Traveling Wilburys- Handle with Care

I might not listen to him too much these days, but I've always respected his integrity and songcraft. He has survived over 30 years by being true to his vision and remaining unafraid to make a stand!

Happy 59th Birthday Tom!!

would you care to share a favorite song or album?

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