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Tom Petty’s hometown names park in his honor

One of the better small towns in Florida is Gainesville. A hotbed of punk rock over the last two decades, it’s also the birthplace of the late Tom Petty, which is why the city has gone ahead and renamed a nice, little park in honor of the former Heartbreaker. This past weekend, a dedication ceremony

Kurt Vile offers a folksy cover of Tom Petty’s “Learning To Fly”: Watch

Kurt Vile’s teased a number of cuts from his upcoming Bottle It In, from “One Trick Ponies” to “Loading Zones” to “Bassackwards”. Now, just two days out from the album’s release, he’s sharing a non-album cut with a cover of Tom Petty‘s 1991 single “Learning To Fly”. Vile performed his folksy take on the number on SiriusXM, where

The War On Drugs cover Tom Petty’s “Time to Move On” in Los Angeles: Watch

The War On Drugs are in the midst of a tour behind their latest and quite good album, A Deeper Understanding, and last night they joined the ranks of those paying tribute in concert to the late, great Tom Petty by opening their show in LA with “Time to Move On”. The song comes from Petty’s 1994