The Ultimate Guide to His Music & Legend
Tom Petty, both with and without his band the Heartbreakers, would have a career that, despite inauspicious beginnings, would span over four decades. It would include numerous hit singles - songs now etched in our collective memory, including "Don't Come Around Here No More," "American Girl," and "I Won't Back Down" - duets and collaborations with some of the most influential artists of our time, and captivating live performances, the last of which was in September 2017, just weeks before his untimely death at age 66. Now, in an updated version of the classic Collector's Edition, the editors of Rolling Stone pay tribute to the rock legend in Tom Petty, 1950-2017: The Ultimate Guide to His Music & Legend. This special edition takes you through the full arc of his career, as covered by Rolling Stone from the start, with articles from Cameron Crowe, Neil Strauss, David Fricke, and others. Also included are more than 50 rare photos from the life of the rock star, "The Heartbreakers Speak: Revealing New Q&As," essential reading and viewing, and the stories behind his 50 greatest songs. Tom Petty - serious, humble, and determined felt destined for the life he had, despite its ups and downs, and will be remembered for the indelible contribution he made to rock music.