Tom Petty left this world two years ago today at the age of 66. For his fans, his friends, his bandmates, and his family it was all too soon. This month we celebrate all the great music he gave us, and remember how much he loved his fans.
11:00 a.m. Abby Martin with Richard Wolff: Understanding Marxism and Socialism
2:00 p.m. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Live: Pack Up the Plantation!
This was the Heartbreakers’ first official “live” album, released in November of 1985. It was primarily recorded at The Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles, but several tracks were recorded earlier.
5:00 p.m. In the Spotlight: The Music of The Shelters
Let’s not forget that Tom Petty was also a producer and mentor to a band called The Shelters. He produced their first album, and was at work on their second with them when he passed. It has since been released, and we have updated the playlist accordingly.
7:00 p.m. Tom Petty’s Final Interview
This is a wide-ranging interview about the future. It’s clear that Tom Petty was intending to be around for a while yet.
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