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  1. jtx84

    Thoughts on Hypnotic Eye...TPATH's best record!

    In retrospect, I'm glad the band put out such a strong album as their last one. I gotta disagree on best, because I don't think any of the albums tops Damn the Torpedoes, but Hypnotic Eye is one of the greats.
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    Gainsville (Outtake 1998) coming up next

    This song has such a killer hook and a cool vibe. It is a little rough around the edges but I think it could have made it on the album with a few edits. Maybe if there were more “free girl now” and “swingin” kind of songs on Echo then it would have fit on the album but I can see why they left it off.
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    What do you think of Hypnotic Eye four years later?

    The last tour I saw was the Hypnotic Eye tour in 2014 so this album is a little more special to me because of that. I stil listen to it from time to time. I like the more rocking songs. American Dream Plan B, U Get Me High, Forgotten Man, and Fault Lines are all great. They did a great job of making the songs sound fresh.
  4. I've heard something about a special announcement coming up next week... Monday or Tuesday at 6 PM eastern I think, but haven't caught the whole ad yet. Any ideas what this might be?
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    Words on Damn the Torpedoes

    Man I do not understand even half that shit Ben is talking about. I’m pretty sure making an ok or even good rock and roll song isn’t that hard but making a great one is just about impossible.
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    TomPetty.com on the Wayback Machine (image-heavy!)

    I loved the Vox lounge design. The forums there were pretty active then as I recall. I remember checking for updates on the upcoming "Golden Circle" album and Dana would post there every now and then.
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    Would Nowhere have fit on Hard Promises or Long After Dark?

    Damn the Torpedoes only had 9 songs on it. They should have put it there. To my ear, it sounds like a DTT track and I just can't imagine it on another album.
  8. Close your eyes and listen to that chorus on Running Down a Dream. You can almost swear you hear Tom in there.
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    Coroner's Report/Petty Family Update

    I'm glad the family made a statement, though they certainly didn't have to. At least he went unknowingly and peacefully. I'm just some random guy from Texas but I wish much love, happiness, and healing on his family and friends.
  10. Dog on the Run in 1978 -- a much different song than "Dogs on the Run" from Southern Accents.
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    Still listening to only Tom Petty music daily

    I stopped listening for a little while. But death is a part of life. The music is still good so I'm still listening.
  12. Come on Down to My House! I've never heard a recording of that one live.
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    Wildflowers (all the rest) tracks?

    Ah yes that is it Marion! Hidden right in plain sight. I could never afford Playback before I started just streaming all my music. Thanks!
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    Wildflowers (all the rest) tracks?

    Oh I haven't heard I Don't Belong in forever. That was an Echo outtake, right? There was some other lost track, the title of which I can't remember. It is about a guy and a girl who meet, the lyrics are "he thought she was pretty good looking", a couple more verses then "she thought he was pretty good looking". It was a pretty rough recording from what I remember, but sadly I lost that file a long time ago. Anyone remember this?
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