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    The Petty Archives
  • Birthday January 30

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  • Favorite Album
    "Long After Dark"-1982
  • Location
    Ohio
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    British Invasion; Blues; Soul; Motown; Rock & Roll; 50s Oldies; Punk; etc.
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    Musician

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  1. 2017 Tour Trail - memories, pics, songs played

    I have a hard time agreeing with this statement too, but I don't totally disagree with it. Funny, it reminds me of how so many people saw Bob Dylan's early music as a sort of "voice of the people," as protest songs, etc... Yet, he totally denied most of it and refused to play at sort of rally/protests. I think there are a lot of TP songs that can be interpreted as frustration with the socio-political climate. And I don't just mean the obvious Last DJ stuff. From the early stuff to the current stuff. Possibly anything from "Anything that's Rock and Roll"... to "Forgotten Man," "Shadow People," and "Burnt Out Town." I recall an interview about Hypnotic Eye where Tom commented on how it seemed his songs were lyrically leaning to something darker and more cynical, but he reassured that notion by saying that the current time in his life was more relaxed and hopeful. I think, in most of his lyrics, there's a balanced amount of hope and cynicism, positive energy and frustration. Do I think that the more cynical songs are "American Grievance Rock"? No. Do I think the writer of this article was reaching for something unique? Yeah, probably.
  2. 2017 Tour Trail - memories, pics, songs played

    I have a hard time agreeing with this statement too, but I don't totally disagree with it. Funny, it reminds me of how so many people saw Bob Dylan's early music as a sort of "voice of the people," as protest songs, etc... Yet, he totally denied most of it and refused to play at sort of rally/protests. I think there are a lot of TP songs that can be interpreted as frustration with the socio-political climate. And I don't just mean the obvious Last DJ stuff. From the early stuff to the current stuff. Possibly anything from "Anything that's Rock and Roll"... to "Forgotten Man," "Shadow People," and "Burnt Out Town." I recall an interview about Hypnotic Eye where Tom commented on how it seemed his songs were lyrically leaning to something darker and more cynical, but he reassured that notion by saying that the current time in his life was more relaxed and hopeful. I think, in most of his lyrics, there's a balanced amount of hope and cynicism, positive energy and frustration. Do I think that the more cynical songs are "American Grievance Rock"? No. Do I think the writer of this article was reaching for something unique? Yeah, probably.
  3. This is true. I have so many bootlegs! Haha. I don't know why, but I never got around to getting many TP CDs. I have the Greatest Hits, but it's so scratched up. I have the first two albums on CD, then the deluxe edition of Damn the Torpedoes... along with Mojo and Hypnotic Eye. That's it, I think. (Other than the Live Anthology). I think I have a Wilbury CD or two. I often burn my digital downloads to CDs though so I can have them in the car. (No Aux input).
  4. 1). Digital 2.) LPs 3.) CDs No tapes/streaming... but I do own one of their giant Laser Discs, LOL. I was pretty broke when I became a fan, so I recorded recordings and saved them. Eventually I replaced these with MP3s of the actual tracks. I have all of their music on my external hard drive... but when I listen to TP, I almost always go to the Live Anthology. I started collecting the LPs a couple years after I became a fan. I think I have all of the albums except Echo, Wildflowers, She's the One, Last DJ, and Hypnotic Eye. I currently don't have a turntable or speakers, so they just sit in storage. Funnily enough, I listen to Amazon Prime Music almost exclusively now, unless I want to listen to old MP3 downloads I have through Google Play Music. I don't even use Pandora or Spotify. I love Amazon Prime Music. I just listen to the basic one that comes with my Prime subscription. I don't pay for the extra music. Someday, I'd love to have an awesome stereo system to listen to my LPs on.
  5. Hot Peppers

    Pretty and yum! I love to see home canned garden stuff in jars. I always think it's so pretty. LOL I have a garden (weedy) this year with a bunch of Honey Baby Butternut Squash (trying out for flavor since I use them mostly for pseudo pumpkin pies), Poblano Peppers (These I usually broil, take the skins off, and then freeze and use for fajitas. Some I use fresh for stuffing them), and then a bunch of Tomatoes! I started all of these from seed back in March-ish sometime. I did a packet of Heirloom Mix (fun surprises!) and a packet of Brandywine. I also have a few volunteer tomatoes from last year I let grow. I'm not sure what they are yet, except some of them will be cherry tomatoes! I think I have around 16 tomato plants (that aren't volunteers), 8 Poblano plants, and maybe like a dozen Honey Baby Butternut Squash? Not sure. I need to get out there and check I'm in Ohio and I'm just now getting some tomatoes from my garden... but there are tons of green ones. We're about to be flooded. I might have to get my Dad to can some or something. LOL. I love gardening but don't have the energy or strength. Thanks for sharing your pictures with us! I'm not completely full of Tom Petty... I do love other things, too. Sort of.
  6. 2017 Tour Trail - memories, pics, songs played

    Klipsch in Noblesville/Indy holds like 25K and it was full to the max. I read on a FB review of Klipsh/TP Concert that people were so packed up in the lawn that guys were just peeing where ever because they couldn't push their way out (or didn't want to, ugh) to find a portapotty.
  7. Amazon scam?

    I got a book one time from Amazon... Had no idea who it was from. It was a huge book of Rock N Roll posters! Only had one TP one in it, but it was neat. Eventually found out it was my older cousin who sent it for Christmas.
  8. Amazon scam?

    Hm, that's odd. Was the book completely random, or did it seem like something someone might have actually gifted you? I haven't had any problems with Amazon. Only in the last five years was I ever shipped something wrong (a book about Virginia), rather than a book about Austrian economics... LOL. I sent the book back and they sent me my book, no extra charges or anything. Overall, I'm a big fan of Amazon. I hope this issue doesn't happen again and is resolved!
  9. Will there be a live release?

    I'm hoping they'll do a DVD/live visual recording at perhaps one of the Hollywood Bowl shows. We'll probably get a HCC live downloadable (audio) album, though, like the last few tours.
  10. 2017 Tour Trail - memories, pics, songs played

    Wow! That's amazing! What a cool little (big!) thing to happen. Thanks for sharing the neat story.
  11. Tour Annoucement (6/24/17)

    ... And here it is! A THIRD show was just announced!
  12. 2017 Tour Trail - memories, pics, songs played

    I love "Rebels" from PUTP. I do like the acoustic version, but in no way does it out-do the electric/upbeat version. I didn't care for DBT cover; then again, I didn't care for DBT at all. I wish they had done "Walls" as an acoustic song. I honestly do not care for either studio track. I'd rather listen to many of their songs before the studio tracks of Walls... But the acoustic Walls from the Fillmore is probably my all time favorite recording of a TP song. Crazy how I can just feel "meh" about the studio track, but absolutely love the live/acoustic version. I think it just totally changes the song and makes it so much more meaningful. I was glad to hear it played live, but I don't care for it as an upbeat song at all. It just feels so out of place when it's a pop/rock style song.
  13. 2017 Tour Trail - memories, pics, songs played

    Bummer. They played YGL at both shows I went to. (Thankfully! It's my favorite of the Greatest Hits album). Honestly, I can't imagine touring like this. I'm in my twenties & not in great health. It amazes me how, in their 60s, these guys have the stamina to Rock n Roll for a huge tour like this, (let alone bands of older musicians, like the Rolling Stones, etc). I had to sit down for half of the show and I wasn't even playing around on stage! LOL!
  14. 18 Amazing Tom Petty Fan Tattoos

    It's amazing how they're either a variation of the logo or they're Wildflowers based. Another common tattoo I have seen a lot is the little brownish emblem from Wildflowers or a variant of it. I'm not really into tattoos, but some can be really artistic and pretty.
  15. On Stage Time?

    When Joe Walsh opened in Cincy, he played for one hour and then they spend 30min getting the stage cleared and ready for TP. I would say TP will hit the stage around 9. When I saw Walsh and TP in Indy, the show was scheduled at 8PM rather than 7:30, so I don't think TP hit the stage until 9:30. Hope that helps!
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