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Tom Petty: Damn the Torpedoes (Backstreet/MCA)

Mitchell Cohen, Creem, February 1980

DAMN THE TORPEDOES takes the American Stand: "Don't tread on me" When you've been ‘raised on promises’ like the heroine of Tom Petty's bicentennial debut, you have a birthright to try and make those promises hold up.

Total word count of piece: 905

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