The February 2007 issue of Guitar World Acoustic with Tom Petty just hit news stands now and the cover is below.
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November 27, 2006
Tom is highlighted in LA Times West Magazine as one of 37 Southern Californias who is a striver-those who started with nothing and reached great heights. He is in great company...John Wayne, Marilyn Monroe, David Geffen, Walt Disney, Jackie Robinson...legends. Below is the excerpt about Tom:
by Michael Felci
The Desert Sun
October 16, 2006
Thirty years is a long time to be doing anything, especially playing rock 'n' roll.
But Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers having been doing just that since their 1976 eponymous debut established them as major force in the "Pre-Wave" movement.
Like most garage bands, their beginnings were inauspicious, forming in Gainesville, Fla. in the late '60s under the name Mudcrutch.
May 06, 2006
BY ROSS RAIHALA
If you bought a ticket from an online broker for Tom Petty\'s upcoming shows
with Pearl Jam at the X, you may be out of luck.
In a move that could be a first in the industry, Petty\'s management and
Ticketmaster have canceled some 460 seats for the June 26 and 27 concerts
that were set aside for fan club members but have since shown up on Internet
sites that resell tickets at a higher price.