April 17, 2012As previously reported five guitars belonging to Tom Petty, Mike Campbell, Ron Blair and Scott Thurston were stolen from Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers' tour production rehearsal studio last week. Comments
We are happy to report that the guitars have been recovered by the Culver City Police Department.
Tom Petty says, "I am extremely grateful to the Culver City Police Department for a job well done and touched by the outpouring of good wishes and concern from our fans and friends."
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers' 2012 Tour begins tomorrow night in Broomfield, CO.
See you on the road!
April 13, 2012Five guitars belonging to Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers have been stolen from the Soundstage in Culver City where they have been rehearsing for their US tour which will start next week. Comments
The stolen guitars are:
Tom's Rickenbacker 360/12 - 1967 Blonde (serial # GH 3747)
Scott's Epiphone Sheridan - 1967 (serial # to be updated ASAP)
Tom's Gibson SG TV Junior - 1965 (serial # 318533)
Ron's Fender Broadcaster – (serial # to be updated ASAP)
(The photo is of Mike's Broadcaster, but Ron's was stolen.)
Mike's Dusenberg Mike Campbell Model (serial # to be updated ASAP)
Police in Culver City are
April 12, 2012Many thanks to all the Highway Companions Club members who entered during Weeks 1 and 2 of our vintage poster and concert ticket giveaway extravaganza. It's been simply incredible reading all of your responses about your favorite moments on Wildflowers and in Runnin' Down A Dream. Comments
For our final Week 3 we have a rare poster from the October 15, 2002 Movie Theater Simulcast of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers' performance of the entire Last DJ album, live from the Grand Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles.
And this particular poster is autographed by Tom Petty!
To enter the contest, tell us
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
April 10, 2012Buried Treasure Show #130 (repeat), Season 6 / Show 6, airing April 12-16, 2012 Comments
Elmore James Shake Your Moneymaker Shake Your Moneymaker: The Best of the Fire Sessions
Derek & The Dominos Roll It Over Layla and other assorted love songs (Expanded Edition)
Delanie & Bonnie & Friends Only You Know And I Know (live) On Tour With Eric Clapton
John Lee Hooker I Want To Ramble On Campus
Booker T. & The MG's Born Under A Bad Sign The Best Of Booker T. & The MG's
Fats Domino Sick & Tired Walking To New Orleans
Clarence Carter Soul Deep Snatching It Back: The Best of Clarence Carter
April 05, 2012Buried Treasure Show #129 (repeat), Season 6 / Show 5, airing April 5-9, 2012 Comments
Eddie Cochran Nervous Breakdown The Best of Eddie Cochran
The Animals Boom Boom Retrospective
The Rolling Stones Down Home Girl The Rolling Stones, Now!
Bobby "Blue" Bland Don't Cry No More Greatest Hits Vol. 1 - The Duke Recordings
The Young Rascals I Ain't Gonna Eat Out My Heart Anymore The Young Rascals
Little Richard Slippin' And Slidin' (Peepin' And Hidin') The Very Best of Little Richard
Jimi Hendrix Experience If 6 Was 9 Axis: Bold As Love
Paul Revere & The Raiders Just Like Me Greatest Hits
April 05, 2012Week Two Winners Announced! Comments
It's a large Wildflowers album poster autographed by Tom Petty himself!
To enter to win this 2012 Tour Tickets and this beautiful poster, let us know below what your favorite song on Wildflowers is and what about that song moves you so much. (Maximum 1000 character answers please.)
Send us your answer below and you could win a pair of tickets to a the show of your choice (festivals excluded) anywhere in the world during the 2012 Tour.*
A grand prize winner will win a pair of tickets and the autographed Wildflowers poster.
*Please note: the tickets prize is concert
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
April 02, 2012Buried Treasure Show #128 (repeat), Season 6 / Show 4, airing March 29 April 2, 2012 Comments
Little Junior's Blue Flames Feelin' Good Sun Records - 25 Blues Classics
Freddie King Let The Good Times Roll Burglar
Muddy Waters The Same Thing The Anthology 1947-1972
Travis Wammack Scratchy That Scratchy Guitar From Memphis
The Music Machine Talk Talk The Very Best of The Music Machine - Turn On
The Poets That's The Way It's Got To Be The In Crowd: The Ultimate Mod Collection From The Original Style Movement 1958-1967
Love My Flash On You Love
Manfred Mann I'm Your Kingpin Down The Road Apiece:
March 30, 2012Buried Treasure Show #127 (repeat), Season 6 / Show 3, airing March 22-26, 2012 Comments
The Beatles There's A Place Please Please Me
The Rolling Stones Can I Get A Witness England's Newest Hit Makers
The Byrds It's No Use Mr. Tambourine Man
Maurice & Mac You Left The Water Running Chess Soul: A Decade of Chicago's Finest
Otis Rush Homework Blues Classics
John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers The Stumble A Hard Road (Expanded Edition)
Mel Torme Comin' Home Baby An Education (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Marvin Gaye Trouble Man The Ultimate Collection
The Heavy How You Like Me Now The House That