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Tom Petty
Tom Petty

A native of Gainesville, Florida, Tom Petty has become of the most enduring singer-songwriters and musicians in the history of rock and roll. Petty formed the Heartbreakers in 1975, after his previous group, Mudcrutch, failed to catch on with audiences. Petty's career has been a rollercoaster of ups and downs, from legal and financial problems to critically acclaimed albums and a string of…

Date of Birth: October 20, 1953


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"You and I will meet again, When we're least expecting it, One day in some far off place, I will recognize your face, I won't say goodbye my friend, For you and I will meet again" Tom Petty
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"You have four years to be irresponsible here. Relax. Work is for people with jobs. You'll never remember class time, but you'll remember time you wasted hanging out with your friends. So, stay out late. Go out on a Tuesday with your friends when you have a paper due Wednesday. Spend money you don't have. Drink 'til sunrise. The work never ends, but college does..."" Tom Petty
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"Yeah and its over before you know it, It all goes by so fast Yeah the bad nights take forever And the good nights don't ever seem to last." Tom Petty
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"I'm frustrated by what I hear. Maybe it's not meant for me. Personally, I'm way too bright for a lot of the hip-hop lyrics to affect. I'm much too smart to think that jewelry or how cool I am is really going to change much about my personality. If you're dumb enough that it entertains you, have a great time. But I am seeking more than that." Tom Petty
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Self-esteem   

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"Most things I worry about never happen anyway." Tom Petty
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American Musician    Worry   

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"We've been sent here to raise hell and cause chaos." Tom Petty
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Chaos    Music   

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"It'll All Work Out." Tom Petty
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"We said 'You're going to have to quit this. It's gonna get you. You just don't win with heroin. You die or you go to jail. There's no middle ground. There's no other options." Tom Petty
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"This award comes at a particularly nice time, as the Heartbreakers and I go into the 30th year of our career, ... I'm very honored that Billboard has acknowledged me with this award." Tom Petty
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"You have four years to be irresponsible here. Relax. Work is for people with jobs. You'll never remember class time, but you'll remember time you wasted hanging out with your friends. So, stay out late. Go out on a Tuesday with your friends when you have a paper due Wednesday. Spend money you don't have. Drink 'til sunrise. The work never ends, but college does." Tom Petty
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"They are a scrappy team and they didn't quit. They battled the whole way." Tom Petty
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"We said 'You're going to have to quit this. It's gonna get you. You just don't win with heroin. You die or you go to jail. There's no middle ground. There's no other options,'" Tom Petty
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"I'm barely prolific and incredibly lazy." Tom Petty
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"like a deer in the headlights, frozen in real time and I'm losing my mind, it's time to move on" Tom Petty
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"It'll All Work Out" Tom Petty
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"Let me run with you tonight, I'll take you on a moonlit ride...." Tom Petty
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"I don't think it's a good attitude in your life to feel that you have to be rich to have self-esteem." Tom Petty
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"A person could visualize him putting on 20 pounds and being the kind of tight end you watch on Saturdays. By the same token, he?s got the kind of jump shot, agility and ball skills to make somebody a real nice forward." Tom Petty
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"I really do love coming to this particular place." Tom Petty
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"You get in there, you get the job done and you get the hell out," Tom Petty
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"It's very easy to be cynical about the hall of fame. But on the other hand, it's really a beautiful thing for someone like me. I dedicated my entire life to this music." Tom Petty
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American Musician    Fame   





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