3 Favorite Tom Petty songs

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    3 Favorite Tom Petty songs

    1. I Won't Back Down
    2. Free Fallin'
    3. Learning To Fly


    What are your 3 favorites?
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    1. Here Comes My Girl
    2. You Got Lucky
    3. Don't Come Around Here No More

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    Waiting is the Hardest Part - all time favorite TP

    Free Falling - although it always makes me a little sad

    You Got Lucky

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    Quote Originally Posted by Randy Parker View Post
    1. I Won't Back Down
    2. Free Fallin'
    3. Learning To Fly


    What are your 3 favorites?
    I'd replace #3 with Stop dragging my heart around with Stevie Nicks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Randy Parker View Post
    1. I Won't Back Down
    2. Free Fallin'
    3. Learning To Fly


    What are your 3 favorites?
    I'd replace #3 with Stop dragging my heart around with Stevie Nicks.

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    1. Runnin' Down A Dream
    2. Mary Jane's Last Dance
    3. Free Fallin'

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    1. American Girl

    2. Running Down a Dream

    3. Here Comes My Girl


    BTW, is there really a wrong Petty list?

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    WFPK has been doing a tribute/retrospective for the past few hours, if you want to brush up. Their webstream is good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Schue View Post
    WFPK has been doing a tribute/retrospective for the past few hours, if you want to brush up. Their webstream is good.
    The Tom Petty Channel on SiriusXM has been very good as well.

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    Many of you already know but in case some of you didn't, I always thought this little tid bit was pretty cool.

    When Johnny Cash joined American Recording and producer Rick Rubin the first album he did was just his voice and an acoustic guitar. The second album, American II: Unchained, included Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers as his studio backing band. Someone once called Unchained one of the best Heartbreakers Albums in history, it just had Johnny Cash as the lead singer. This all started as Tom Petty came in to play on a few tracks and ended up corralling the entire band to join him and Cash in recording the album.

    It, of course, went on to win a Grammy that year.

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    Picking just 3 is the hardest part (see what I did there?), but while I do dig so many others too, I really like these 3 that haven't been mentioned yet, and while I was making a list that turned into 14 songs, these were the first three that came to mind.


    1. I Need To Know
    2. Refugee
    3. Into the Great Wide Open

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    Had great videos too on his songs.

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    Tough call. I'll go with:

    - Don't Come Around Here No More
    - Runnin Down a Dream
    - I Won't Back Down

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    Quote Originally Posted by mountain ref View Post
    Had great videos too on his songs.
    Loved this one.


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    1) Learning to Fly
    2)Wildflowers
    3)Refugee

    Very tough. Like said before, any list will be accurate. I was fortunate to work his concert in June at US Bank arena. The Heartbreakers tore it up. First saw them summer going into my senior year August 1999 at Riverbend. When someone mentions Tom Petty and the HeartBreakers it takes me back to my highschool years

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