Click Track: Tom Petty


Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 01/25/2012

Etta James funeral set for Saturday; Ne-Yo joins Motown; Tom Petty talks Dylan

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:30 AM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Etta James, Ne-Yo, Perfume Genius, Tom Petty, Joy Division

Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 06/30/2011

Your song suggestions for the 2012 presidential candidates

Click Track compiles five of your most interesting suggestions.

By Click Track  |  02:29 PM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Tom Petty, Meatloaf, Coil, Enya, Bruce Springsteen, Decemberists

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 06/29/2011

Tom Petty tells Michele Bachmann to stop using his song; U2 looking for a permanent home for The Claw

By David Malitz  |  09:42 AM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Tom Petty, U2, The Decemberists

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 08/17/2010

Teenage guitar-builder and Heartbreakers superfan Griffin Black on Sunday's Tom Petty concert

By Chris Richards Last week, we had a wonderful freelance submission fall out of the sky: an essay written by 14-year-old Griffin Black about how he built a copy of Heartbreakers' guitarist Mike Campbell's red Telecaster -- and then...

By Chris Richards  |  03:24 PM ET, 08/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Tom Petty

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 08/16/2010

In concert: Tom Petty at Jiffy Lube Live

Tom Petty, forever workmanlike. (All photos by Evy Mages/FTWP) By Chris Klimek When Tom Petty allowed himself a few words in praise of his since-forever band, the Heartbreakers, on Sunday night at Jiffy Lube Live, he introduced drummer Steve Ferrone...

By Click Track  |  01:45 PM ET, 08/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Tom Petty

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 08/16/2010

When Heartbreaker Mike Campbell met a young fan, he didn't just string him along

By Griffin Black It's not always easy being a classic rock fan while my friends are listening to rap and hip-hop, but I'll take bluesy guitar riffs and meaningful lyrics over synthesizers any day. I guess I should explain...

By Click Track  |  12:00 PM ET, 08/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Tom Petty

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 06/15/2010

Album review: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, "Mojo"

By Allison Stewart Tom Petty's last album with the Heartbreakers predates the invasion of Iraq, though it may not seem like it was all that long ago. In the years since, Petty has been a constant presence - touring,...

By David Malitz  |  09:15 AM ET, 06/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Tom Petty

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 06/14/2010

Week ahead: Weird Al's in town; Drake's album drops

Weird Al - you know you love him. (REUTERS/Danny Moloshok) In concert: Pantha Du Prince is performing just a handful of shows in America on his first tour since 2007. One of the German electronic music producer's stops will be...

By David Malitz  |  07:00 PM ET, 06/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Drake, Gil Scott-Heron, Miley Cyrus, Pantha Du Prince, Tom Petty, Weird Al Yankovic

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 06/11/2010

Good times with the blues: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers distill their essence in 'Mojo'

Tom Petty returns with "Mojo," his first album in eight years. (Sam Jones) By Chris Richards On the phone from his Malibu home, Tom Petty has a way of deflecting questions that's half sphinx, half stoner. Maybe he doesn't want...

By David Malitz  |  03:00 PM ET, 06/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Tom Petty

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 05/10/2010

Week ahead: Pearl Jam hits the Lube, Tom Petty closes out "SNL"

Eddie Vedder at Jiffy Lube Live - one, two, three, four, five hours in traffic. (Rick Diamond/Getty Images) In concert: It's throwback week, but then again, when isn't it throwback week these days? The Buzzcocks visit the Black Cat on...

By David Malitz  |  04:30 PM ET, 05/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  B.o.B., Buzzcocks, Pearl Jam, Tom Petty

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/09/2010

Morning click: Lil Wayne finally heads to jail; Tom Petty tickets on sale now

Weezy is finally headed to jail. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano) By Chris Richards - After strange delays involving root canals and courthouse fires, Lil Wayne was finally sent off to jail on Monday. He's scheduled to serve a year-long sentence for...

By Chris Richards  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Lil Wayne, Tom Petty

Posted at 06:45 AM ET, 02/26/2010

Morning click: Badu @s her way to clearance, boomers hit the road

Erykah Badu used Twitter and Lenny Kravitz to get a Paul McCartney sample cleared. What an era we live in. - Erykah Badu had 24 hours to clear a Paul McCartney sample or else the song it was used on...

By David Malitz  |  06:45 AM ET, 02/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Aerosmith, Carole King, Erykah Badu, James Taylor, Paul McCartney, Tom Petty