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Tom Petty

  1. aural losses
    Estates of Tom Petty, Tupac, and More Are Suing Universal Over Fire LossesThe fire occurred in 2008 and destroyed hundreds of thousands of master tapes.
  2. lawsuits
    Publisher Sues Pandora for Much Less Than It Sued SpotifyBut this time it’s just over lyrics.
  3. estate drama
    Tom Petty’s Family Is Fighting About Salad DressingAccusations of “selling out” are being thrown around.
  4. a legit american treasure
    There’s 12 Previously-Unreleased Tom Petty Songs in His New Box SetAmerican Treasure is delivering on the gems.
  5. grammys 2018
    Tom Petty Remembered at Grammys With Chris Stapleton and Emmylou Harris TributePerfect choice.
  6. speeches
    Tom Petty ‘Was Not Well’ for a While, Says Stevie Nicks“He fought his way through that tour.”
  7. deaths
    Tom Petty’s Family Confirms He Died of an Accidental OverdoseHe was taking a variety of pain medications.
  8. roll clip!
    Bob Dylan Paid Tribute to His Pal Tom Petty With a ‘Learning to Fly’ CoverYup, this is very lovely.
  9. vulture lists
    The Best Tom Petty Covers Performed in the Wake of His Death“I Won’t Back Down” is a favorite, unsurprisingly.
  10. Tom Petty Wanted to Make Every New Album an EvolutionHis identity was strong enough to be shaped and reshaped without trading in the parts of himself that were defining.
  11. vulture lists
    The Best Tom Petty Songs to Perform at KaraokeYou won’t back down from crooning these when given the chance.
  12. in memoriam
    In Praise of Tom Petty’s Weird-As-Hell Acting CareerFrom The Postman to King of the Hill, Petty seemed to take whichever role tickled his fancy at the time.
  13. Tom Petty’s Best Onscreen Cameos“I’ve heard of you, man. You’re famous.”
  14. guitar heroes
    Tom Petty’s ‘Free Fallin’’: The Guitar Part Everyone Learns How to PlayEvery guitarist learns how to play Tom Petty’s “Free Fallin’.” Everyone.
  15. vulture asks
    What’s Your Favorite Tom Petty Song?From legendary classics to unexpected deep cuts.
  16. 9 Essential Tom Petty PerformancesTom Petty died just one week after wrapping the Heartbreakers’ 40th anniversary tour.
  17. tributes
    Coldplay and R.E.M.’s Peter Buck Performed ‘Free Fallin’’ in Memory of Tom PettyThey also had a moment of silence for the victims of the Las Vegas shooting.
  18. music
    Ezra Koenig, Sheryl Crow, and Other Musicians React to Tom Petty’s Death“‘Free fallin’ is truly one of the greatest pieces of american art. So perfect & sad.”
  19. obits
    Remembering Tom PettyWhile his image was laid-back, almost hippielike, you don’t get to be a star and stay one without some grit.
  20. Tom Petty Dead at 66The singer passed away late Monday evening at UCLA Medical Center.
  21. Why Losing Tom Petty Feels So Deeply PersonalHe was one of those artists whose music was intertwined with our memories.
  22. Musician Tom Petty in Critical Condition After Suffering Cardiac ArrestPetty played his most recent concert last Monday.
  23. last night on late night
    Kevin Bacon Plays Tom Petty for Jimmy Fallon“She loves football, but she really loves horses.”
  24. the videodome
    Sean Penn Directed Tom Petty’s New Music VideoA very affecting Sir Anthony Hopkins stars in it.
  25. songs of the week
    7 Best New Songs of the WeekZayn finally gets to let his freak flag fly.
  26. personal essays
    Tom Petty: Confederate Flag ‘Shouldn’t Have Any Part in Our Government’“We’re creating so many of our own problems.”
  27. i won't back down
    Tom Petty Super-Chill About Sam Smith Song Settlement“Sam’s people were very understanding of our predicament.”
  28. i won't back down
    Remember When Tom Petty Didn’t Mind Being Unintentionally Plagiarized?That ship has sailed, Sam Smith.
  29. the law
    Sam Smith Has to Pay Royalties to Tom Petty for ‘Stay With Me’You were right: “Stay With Me” is totally like “I Won’t Back Down.”
  30. last night on late night
    Jimmy Fallon Recreates Classic Stevie Nicks–Tom Petty VideoWith Stevie Nicks!
  31. radio vulture
    Rosen: Does Tom Petty Hate Tom Petty Music?Modern country, which Petty hates, is flamingly, shamelessly Pettyesque. 
  32. sound city
    Watch the Trailer for Sound CityYou’re going to pop a string.
  33. clickables
    Grab the Latest White Panda Mash-Up, ‘Mo Money, Mo Fallin’Tom Petty meets Biggie meets your ears.
  34. music
    Hear a New Tom Petty Song, ‘Good Enough’Sounds like all those tracks on the end of ‘Wildflowers’ that we usually skip through.
  35. Take Heart, Billy Bob Thornton: Tom Petty’s Acting Is Worse Than Your SingingThornton was interviewed on a Canadian radio show yesterday, and he might’ve offhandedly compared his own musical career to that of Tom Petty’s a dozen or so times.
  36. right-click
    Paul Simon Gets SpoonedPlus: Andrew W.K. and Vampire Weekend cover Tom Petty!
  37. the take
    Vulture Writes ‘Tom Petty’s Mudcrutch: The Movie’Cameron Crowe, are you listening?
  38. the industry
    So Harvey Seh: Weinstein Company Options Bob Marley BiopicPlus: The Rutles reunite!
  39. the early-evening news
    Record-Breaking Number of Preteens Driven to Movie Theaters by Their ParentsPlus: More Stallone movies!
  40. the early-evening news
    Woolworths Takes the Next Step in Tie-in Marketing With the ‘Lolita’ Children’s BedPlus: David Bowie, John Guare, and Captain America.
  41. right-click
    Tom Petty and Eddie Vedder Get Stoned TogetherPlus music from Zach Condon, Ying Yang Twins, and Beyonce as performed by the triplets of Belleville.
  42. quote machine
    Nicolas Cage Totally Ready to PartyPlus: Dan Castellaneta!
  43. the industry
    Christian Bale Maybe Going Overboard With the HeroesPlus industry news on Tom Petty, Kanye West, and poor, wretched Cary Elwes.
  44. vulture lists
    10 Best Single-Artist Soundtracks EverThe Beatles were not considered, since they always win everything.