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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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  • April 22, 2011
    Last week Tom Petty participated in a Q+A with fans as part of SiriusXM's Ultimate Buried Treasure Contest

    One lucky member of the Highway Companions Club was selected to fly to Los Angeles with a guest and participate in the taping by asking Tom a question about his career or Buried Treasure Show, live on the air. The winner also got to meet Tom after the taping.

    The winning HCC member was Susan Molls of Turtle Lake, WI and her question for Tom was:

    "If Mudcrutch had made a successful first album, back when you started your recording career, and stayed together, do you think you would
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  • December 15, 2010
    Check out this new video of 'Don't Pull Me Over' from Mojo. The video was  directed by Adria Petty.  Read more about what Adria has to say about his video here.


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  • October 24, 2010
    We recently asked fans to submit any questions they have for the Heartbreakers' road crew.

    wildflowernj asked, "I am wondering how all those beautiful guitars of Mike's get packed....thank you :)"

    Take it away, Chinner!

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  • October 19, 2010
    In this video guitar tech Alan Rogan talks about Tom Petty’s primary guitar on the Mojo Tour: His 1963 Fender Stratocaster!

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  • October 13, 2010
    Jim Lenahan has designed lights for Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers throughout their entire career. Check out this video interview with Jim on his design for the 2010 Mojo Tour!

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  • October 12, 2010
    We recently asked fans to submit any questions they have for the Heartbreakers' road crew.

    gitguy asked:

    “What model of guitar is Michael playing on Don't Come Around Here No More and what is he using for effects to get that sitar sound? Also, I know he switches guitars for the outro solo at the end of the song and what model is that guitar as well?”

    Here is Mike’s guitar technician Chinner answering these questions!

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  • October 06, 2010
    As Mojo Tour Production manager Ken Graham explains in his video interview here (link), the process of loading all the gear into a venue for any given night’s show is a long process which begins at 7am. Check out this time-elapse video of the load-in at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, CA on October 2.

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