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Tom Petty: Wembley Arena, London

Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 26 March 1992

IS TOM PETTY thrashing out a mid-life crisis or has he always been this way? His current show certainly leaves you wondering. American rock is plumaged with rugged-individualist guitar-slingers but Petty, one suspects, really is a couple of strings short of a fretboard.

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