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    November 01, 2010

    Billed 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 Tom’s solo albums.

    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

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    October 25, 2010
    Check out the collector's edition red vinyl version of Tom Petty's and the Heartbreakers’ classic album Damn the Torpedoes - Deluxe Edition. Only 500 of the red collector’s 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.

    All

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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 21, 2010

    Buried Treasure Show #118 (repeat), Season 5 / Show 20, airing October 21-25, 2010

    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 Eagle Rock
    Dave

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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 19, 2010

    Check 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.

    Tom Petty says: “Sharon Sheeley gives us an invaluable look into the rock world of the 50s and the personae of the music’s 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.”

    Available at Amazon.com and all major book stores.

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  • Backbeat Books has recently published “Rickenbacker Electric 12-String: The Story of Guitars, the Music, and the Great Players,” written by Tony Bacon.

    The book is a history of the Rickenbacker 12-string guitar popularized at first by The Byrds and George Harrison that went on to be a prominent element of the sound of many artists including Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers.

    To learn more about the book and to purchase it, click here.

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    October 14, 2010

    Buried Treasure Show #117 (repeat), Season 5 / Show 117, airing October 14-18, 2010

    Mountain Never In My Life The Best of Mountain
    Rod Stewart An Old Raincoat Won't Ever Let You Down The Rod Stewart Album
    The Rolling Stones Sweet Virginia Exile On Main Street
    Wilbert Harrison Kansas City Kansas City - His Legendary Golden Classics
    Louis Jordan & His Tympani Five Let The Good Times Roll The Best of Blues Rock Songbook
    Freddie King Going Down Ultimate Collection
    The Zombies You've Really Got A Hold On Me The Zombies
    The Who I Can't Explain The Ultimate Collection
    Wanda Jackson Fujiyama Mama Loud, Fast &

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  • 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 13, 2010

    The 2010 Mojo Tour concluded last week in Phoenix, AZ with a show at the US Airways Center in Phoenix, AZ featuring special guest Chuck Berry.

    Many thanks to the fans for coming out and making the Mojo Tour an exciting success. Click here to visit the tour page where you can view photos from every show. We will also be unveiling additional behind the scenes videos from the tour on TomPetty.com in the coming weeks.

    Also in the next several weeks every ticket holder will receive instructions on how to download 8 exceptional live tracks recorded during the tour.

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