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    Favorite Tom Petty songs?

    I've been on a Tom Petty kick lately. My top 3 are:

    1. Learning to fly. While this is a popular song, it probably isn't his most popular, but I love this tune. I could listen to it every day for the rest of my life and not get sick of it
    2. Runnin' down a dream
    3. Last dance with Mary Jane. I was tempted to put American Girl here, but I cant leave last dance off my top 3 list


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    Re: Favorite Tom Petty songs?

    People have a favorite Tom Petty song? I didn't know...


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    Re: Favorite Tom Petty songs?

    10, off the top of my head, without giving much thought:

    The Waiting
    Rebels
    Honey Bee (especially the version from SNL featuring Dave Grohl on drums)
    Free Fallin'
    Keeping Me Alive
    American Girl
    Walls
    Even The Losers
    Change of Heart
    Straight Into Darkness

    I'll stand by this list any day


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    Re: Favorite Tom Petty songs?

    Quote Originally Posted by CarlHungus View Post
    I've been on a Tom Petty kick lately. My top 3 are:

    1. Learning to fly. While this is a popular song, it probably isn't his most popular, but I love this tune. I could listen to it every day for the rest of my life and not get sick of it
    2. Runnin' down a dream
    3. Last dance with Mary Jane. I was tempted to put American Girl here, but I cant leave last dance off my top 3 list
    1. Running Down a Dream
    2. Refugee
    3. Free Falling
    4. Last dance Mary Jane
    5. Won't back down



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    Re: Favorite Tom Petty songs?

    Don't Fade On Me



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    Re: Favorite Tom Petty songs?

    I like Won't Back Down.



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    Re: Favorite Tom Petty songs?

    Here Comes My Girl
    Free Fallin'
    The Waiting
    You Got Lucky
    Stop Draggin' My Heart Around (duet with Stevie Nicks)



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    Re: Favorite Tom Petty songs?

    1. Don't Come Around Here No More
    2. Learning to Fly
    3. American Girl
    4. Into the Great Wide Open
    5. You Got Lucky


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    Re: Favorite Tom Petty songs?

    running down a dream is my fave


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    Re: Favorite Tom Petty songs?

    great thread btw!! petty is one of the most under rated artists of all time


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    Re: Favorite Tom Petty songs?

    Theres a hole in my pocket - YouTube

    I'm more of a fan of his side project Big Mountain Fudge Cake

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    Re: Favorite Tom Petty songs?

    How has -You Don't know how it feels? not made the list... ?!



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    Re: Favorite Tom Petty songs?

    All of them. There was a pretty solid cover band at Okoboji last year. I didn't know it when we got to Captains but it was a good night, I think.


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    Re: Favorite Tom Petty songs?

    "Quit Jamming Me" for whatever reason never gets play time, but it is a great song and how I feel with everyone wanting to FacebookMySpaceLinkedINPintrestTwitter......

    Pandora a Tom Petty station and you will get Freaking insane live versions of Learning to Fly, Freefalling, and of course Breakdown. "You guys are going to put me out of a job". Still great after all these years.
    Netflix the Damn the Torpedoes great albums documentary and you will gain appreciation for the entire band.

    After all that......Learning to Fly is my favorite. "Don't do me like that" instantly puts me on a bus in 7th grade.
    I saw Tom Petty at Hiltion colliseum.....one of my least favorite songs--don't come around here no more--actually really rocked live.



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    Re: Favorite Tom Petty songs?

    Tom Petty fan here. Simple music, I didn't read the thread because I'm sure there is some music snot above blasting him.

    The Running Down a Dream documentary is good, along with his book Conversations with Tom Petty.

    A few of my favorite songs of him and the Heartbreakers are:
    Learning to Fly
    Crawling back to you
    Wildflowers
    Don't come around here no more
    American Girl
    Into the great wide open
    The Last DJ



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