Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

Tom Petty: Outlaw Blues

Tom Hibbert, Q, July 1989

Tom Petty survived the scuffling Southern bar circuit, soul-destroying legal wrangles and a self-inflicted hospital spell to bring his mid-tempo memories of fickle women and cheerless highways to a world audience. And now, less ambitious, a little more sociable, he's a part-time Traveling Wilbury and full-time Regular Guy. "It was time to calm down," he tells Tom Hibbert

Total word count of piece: 4502

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.

Login


Login via your library

If your local library has signed up with Rock's Backpages, please enter your card number below: