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  • May 22, 2012
    Without further ado, here is the premiere of Chapter 5 of Mike Campbell: The Guitars for Highway Companions Club members.

    This week, Mike introduces us to his late 1960s Gibson Goldtop, a timeless member of the Heartbreakers' arsenal notable for it's rich and robust tone. Mike wrote Refugee on this guitar as well as the parts for many other Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers classics. Mike also demonstrates his use of the Ebow in this chapter.



    Chapter 6 of Mike Campbell: The Guitars will premiere for Highway Companions Club members next Tuesday May 29. Air dates here for the remaining chapters
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  • May 14, 2012
    We are excited to present Chapter 4 of Mike Campbell: The Guitars to members of the Highway Companions Club.

    First presented in Chapter 3 last week, Mike's Broadcaster is one of the key guitars in the Heartbreakers story. In this chapter Mike showcases the tone that begat songs such as I Need To Know, Mary Jane's Last Dance, Breakdown and many more. He even tells us the story of how he wrote the riff to Breakdown!



    Chapter 5 of Mike Campbell: The Guitars will premiere for Highway Companion Club members next Tuesday May 22. Click here to see the air dates for all of the remaining chapters of
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  • May 08, 2012
    We are excited to present Chapter 3 of Mike Campbell: The Guitars to members of the Highway Companions Club.

    The next two chapters of the series explore Mike's Fender Broadcaster, which along with the 1964 Strat featured in Chapter 2, helped form the foundation of the Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers sound.

    Chapter 4 of Mike Campbell: The Guitars will premiere for Highway Companion Club members next Tuesday May 15. Here the air dates for all of the remaining chapters of the series.



    Directed by Justin Kreutzmann, Mike Campbell: The Guitars is a 15 chapter web documentary which features Mike
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  • April 18, 2012
    If you're a Highway Companions Club Member we hope you have already watched and enjoyed Chapters 1 and 2 of Mike Campbell: The Guitars.

    We are taking a hiatus premiering chapters from the series while the band is on the road. Chapter 3 will premiere for Highway Companions Club members on Tuesday May 8.

    Below is the schedule for the premieres of the remaining chapters of Mike Campbell: The Guitars for Highway Companions Club members. All dates are Tuesdays.

    Chapter 3: The Irreplaceable Fender Broadcaster – Part 1
    May 8

    Chapter 4: The Irreplaceable Fender Broadcaster – Part 2
    May 15

    Chapter
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  • April 11, 2012
    We are excited to present Chapter 2 of Mike Campbell: The Guitars to members of the Highway Companions Club.

    This chapter is all about a very important guitar in the Heartbreakers world. A certain 1964 Fender Stratocaster.

    Chapter 3 of Mike Campbell: The Guitars will premiere for Highway Companion Club members on Tuesday April 17.

    Directed by Justin Kreutzmann, Mike Campbell: The Guitars is a 15 chapter web documentary which features Mike Campbell taking us on a tour of his guitar collection and explaining the stories and significance behind the instruments as they relate to his own personal
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  • April 03, 2012
    We are pleased to present the world premiere of Mike Campbell: The Guitars (Chapter 1) to members of the Highway Companions Club.

    Directed by Justin Kreutzmann, this 15 episode web documentary features Mike Campbell taking us on a tour of his guitar collection and explaining the stories and significance behind the instruments as they relate to his own personal journey and the music of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers.

    In this initial chapter, Mike shows us two of his first ever-guitars and shares the great stories behind how he acquired them.

    We will be premiering Chapters 2 through 15 of
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  • March 26, 2012
    We are highly anticipating the April 3 release of Mike Campbell: The Guitars, Chapter #1.

    Directed by Justin Kreutzmann, this 15 chapter web documentary features Mike Campbell taking us on a tour of his guitar collection and explaining the stories and significance behind the instruments as they relate to his own personal journey and the music of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers.

    Mike Campbell: The Guitars will initially be streamed exclusively for Highway Companions Club members.

    If you are not yet a member of the Highway Companions Club and are interested in learning more, please click here
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