The Heartbreakers landmark 1979 Album is re-released today as an expanded and remastered edition featuring previously unreleased tracks from the Damn The Torpedoes sessions. The Deluxe Edition is available with a choice of four formats: (1) on two-CDs, (2) on one audiophile quality Blu-ray disc, (3) on 2 180-gram vinyl LPs and (4) as an iTunes LP.
All formats of the Deluxe Edition come with nine additional bonus tracks not included on the original album. Seven of these tracks are previously unreleased including two studio tracks from the original Damn The Torpedoes sessions: âNowhereâ
November 09, 2010 Comments
November 08, 2010VH1 Classic Programming Re-Airing! Donât miss the Classic Albums Damn The Torpedoes documentary and the 1978 New Yearâs Eve Concert Live From The Santa Monica Civic Auditorium! Comments
Yesterday November 7 VH1 Classic ran a 5 hour Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers marathon in support of tomorrowâs release of Damn The Torpedoes â Deluxe Edition. The marathon included two world television premieres; the Damn The Torpedoes Classic Albums documentary and the December 31, 1978 concert from The Santa Monica Civic Auditorium.
If you missed yesterdayâs marathon there are still many more chances
November 05, 2010The Tuesday November 9 release of Damn The Torpedoes – Deluxe Edition will be supported by VH1 Classic with 5 straight hours of programming on Sunday November 7 starting at 3pm EST/PDT. The 5 hour block will include two world television premieres; the Damn The Torpedoes Classic Albums documentary and the December 31, 1978 concert from The Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. Comments
Here is the schedule of programming for this Sunday November 7 on VH1 Classic.
3pm: Soundstage – Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers
5pm: VH1 All Time Top Ten – Tom Petty
6pm: Classic Albums – Damn The Torpedoes (Television
November 04, 2010Buried Treasure Show #120 (repeat), Season 5 / Show 22, airs November 4-8, 2010 Comments
The Rolling Stones I Just Want To Make Love To You England's Newest Hit Makers
The Staples Singers If You're Ready (Come Go With Me) Stax Profiles
George Harrison Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea Brainshed
The Beatles Two Of Us Let It Be...Naked
Jesse "Guitar" Taylor/ John X Reed Sin Sa Shun South Side Guitar
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Lovers Touch Mojo
Eddie Cochran Pretty Girl The Best of Eddie Cochran
Elvis Presley A Mess Of Blues Elvis Is Back!
Alvin Robinson Down Home Girl The Red Bird Story (3
November 01, 2010Billed as tribute to Tom on his 60th birthday, Petty Fest 2010 lived up to expectations on all fronts as more than 25 musicians, actors, and artists gathered October 28 at a sold-out Bowery Ballroom for a whiskey-fueled, three-hour tour through Heartbreaker hits and deeper cuts as well as songs from Tomâs solo albums. Comments
Though the birthday boy himself was not in attendance, there was plenty of star power in the house, brought together by Rolling Stone editor Austin Scaggs, who played bass in house band, The Cabin Below Band, and handled emcee duties for the evening.
Kicking things off with
October 25, 2010Check out the collector's edition red vinyl version of Tom Petty's and the Heartbreakersâ classic album Damn the Torpedoes - Deluxe Edition. Only 500 of the red collectorâs edition vinyl will be pressed. Each set is individually numbered in gold foil.
The vinyl format ofDamn the Torpedoes - Deluxe Editionis (2) 180 Gram LPs mastered for vinyl from the original analog master tapes at Bernie Grundman Studios and pressed by Pallas in Germany. Includes 12 page full color book featuring liner notes by noted rock journalist/author David Fricke, rare photos, and lyrics to each track.
October 24, 2010We recently asked fans to submit any questions they have for the Heartbreakers' road crew. Comments
wildflowernj asked, "I am wondering how all those beautiful guitars of Mike's get packed....thank you :)"
Take it away, Chinner!
October 21, 2010Buried Treasure Show #118 (repeat), Season 5 / Show 20, airing October 21-25, 2010 Comments
Dale Hawkins Susie-Q Rock 'N' Roll Tornado
The Strangeloves Night Time I Want Candy: The Best of The Strangeloves
The Rolling Stones She's So Cold Emotional Rescue
Bo Diddley Pills His Best
John Lennon Surprise, Surprise (Sweet Bird of Paradox) Walls And Bridges
Fats Domino Ain't That Just Like A Woman Walking To New Orleans (Box Set)
Johnny Winter Highway 61 Revisited The Best of Johnny Winter
Blue Cheer Summertime Blues Vincebus Eruptum
Ray Charles Let's Go Get Stoned Anthology
Daddy Cool Come Back Again
October 19, 2010Check out this new book written by the first girl of rock n roll! Sharon Sheeley takes us on her journey including her friends Elvis, Eddie Cochran, Buddy Holly, and a cast of the greatest rock n roll stars of all time. Comments
Tom Petty says: âSharon Sheeley gives us an invaluable look into the rock world of the 50s and the personae of the musicâs first fathers. A great look at being a fan who finds herself on the inside. A must read for rock and roll fanatics like me.â
Available at Amazon.com and all major book stores.