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Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers: Into The Great Wide Open

Mat Snow, Q, August 1991

THE TITLE says it all. Space, horizon and all those rich possibilities are so central to the idea of America that it's hardly surprising they merit so prominent a place in American rock'n'roll, which has always been about that transition from narrow youth to the daunting promise of independence.

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