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Gainesville was played last night on Newstalk 106fm in Ireland on the Tom Dunne music show, was mentioned that it was left off from a ''dark album'' that he couldn't remember the name of (Echo) because it didn't fit the tone of the album and that it was an example of how confident Tom was in his song writing that he could decide to leave such a great song off the album. Was also mentioned that Gainesville was from American Treasure but not on the forthcoming Greatest Hits release. :)  

The song itself is actually growing on me and sounded great on the radio!

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This is trippy..... So I have recently completed writing a book and I'm in the process of trying to figure out how to get to the next step. Writing a query letter is part of that. As I finish reading a blog, at the bottom of the post is a link to a song, and you guessed it.... Tom Petty; Breakdown....   💗

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Randomly came across "running down a dream" on the radio yesterday.  Was nice to hear it on the radio and I actually had to go back to it as I was doing my quick run through the pre-sets and it took me a second to realize what I had almost missed.  😄

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I Won't Back Down on my way to catch the train into work yesterday on Classic Hits 4FM in Ireland and also Tweeter & The Monkey Man on my way home from work last week on a local Irish language radio station in Dublin. I'm also hearing a lot of Roy Orbison lead vocal songs from the Travelling Wilbury's being played on the radio recently! 😀

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You Got Lucky on Radio Nova in Dublin Ireland yesterday during my lunch break in a cafe having a mint tea! 😀 A VERY well produced song for the radio, still sounds as fresh as a daisy, love the studio production on that one!  

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I've been off on vacation and never got into checking forums on my phone, but my kids went away to France for a couple of weeks to stay with friends of the family - the lucky dogs got to go to Euro Disney in Paris and were kind enough to let me know they heard Tom Petty at the Rock n Roll Roller coaster!  😎 💘 yeah I was jealous! :) 

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I'm a late arrival to the greatness that is The Sopranos series starring James Gandolfini. I'm working my way through the boxset. Heard a snippet of Free Fallin' about two thirds way through the final episode of Season 2! 😀

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2 hours ago, dollardime said:

I'm a late arrival to the greatness that is The Sopranos series starring James Gandolfini. I'm working my way through the boxset. Heard a snippet of Free Fallin' about two thirds way through the final episode of Season 2! 😀

 I think it could be the only show where every new season tops the previous one. Hopefully you'll share what you make of the whole thing when it's over. And yes, the Tom Petty song was quite the surprise at that moment.

cheers

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Well, I've reached the conclusion of The Soprano's six seasons. American Girl turned up half way through the second episode of Season 6 when Tony Soprano was fighting for his life in a hospital bed after being shot by his uncle Junior and his wife Carmela was reminiscing at the bedside to her unconscious husband about the time as youngsters that they went down to Long Island beach and ''you had this song playing all the time we were down there'' as she played it on the Sony CD/Cassette/Radio in the hospital room. The full song played but you could tell that they had to do a couple of takes of that scene as they had to 'splice and dice' the song together a bit about two thirds way through. 

So Tony Soprano was a Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers fan ladies and gentlemen! I wonder did he pay for the album?

For me the first five seasons were top notch, season 6 (which i learned after was recorded 3 years after season 5) flagged a bit and for me the natural conclusion would have been for Tony to be assassinated by either the Brooklyn crew or one of the new breed 'gangsta rap' criminal crews. If he would have being gunned down in a hail of bullets as he waddled out in white bathrobe to collect the morning papers from the front driveway with 'Rhino Skin' the musical outro.

Fantastic use of music snippets throughout the whole series, they all fitted the scenes/mood perfectly in all instances. I must look up all the music that was used. I particularly liked the opening scene in episode 1 season 5, music and visuals used to great effect!

Oh, there's a part 2 to season 6, have to find episodes 13 - 21!

 

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I apologize for this not being TP but I was VERY excited to hear an old Dan Zanes song "all around the kitchen" in Unbelievable on Netflix it was Ep 5 or so... The Del Fuegos did open for Tom and Tom liked coffee, and Warren is Dan's brother who spread lies about Maxwell house, so I thought you might like to know... ;) 

 

* sorry I think I drank too much coffee this morning.... steps away from the keyboard slowly... 

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