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Editors’ Notes

Tom Petty has always had a knack for writing radio-friendly rock ’n’ roll singles, and Greatest Hits is a masterful showcase from beginning to end. The Byrds-like “American Girl,” the sultry “Breakdown” and “Listen to Her Heart,” and the flat-out rocker “I Need To Know” represent the earliest years, while “Refugee” and the three songs that follow symbolize Petty’s definitive commercial breakthrough. “The Waiting” was a solid follow-up. “Learning to Fly” and “Into the Great Wide Open” proved the band weren't done either.

Customer Reviews

I was hit with amazing hits!

Tom petty is a a musical genius.Thats all I need to know!


Tom Petty + greatest hits = as good as albums get.

Amazing artist

Just catching up on some tunes to get ready for upcoming concert. Petty is amazing... "Running Down a Dream" is one of the best.


Formed: 1975

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Since 1976, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers have been one of America's finest rock & roll bands ever, combining the ringing guitars of the Byrds with the gritty rhythmic drive of the Rolling Stones. Petty's tales of American losers and dreamers were simple and direct, but emotionally charged. The Heartbreakers were a lean, tight band that could handle hard rock & roll and melodic pop equally well. The group gained critical attention and solid sales with their first album, but 1979's Damn...
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