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Petty : the biography

Author: Warren Zanes
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First St. Martin's Griffin editionView all editions and formats
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Born in Gainesville, Florida, with more than a little hillbilly in his blood, Tom Petty was a Southern shit kicker, a kid without a whole lot of promise. Rock and roll made it otherwise. Tom Petty's story has all the drama of a rock and roll epic.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Tom Petty; Tom Petty
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Warren Zanes
ISBN: 9781250105196 1250105196
OCLC Number: 932577001
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 323 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Contents: 1976: Introduction --
Family secrets --
Stranger in the house --
Cowboys and Indians --
Salesmen --
Mud --
Farming --
Chemistry lessons --
Even the losers --
Cordell --
Waiting for Leon --
Punching buttons --
Opening acts --
Chapter eleven --
The album cycle --
Life between the branches below --
The veteran in the new field --
The backing band --
1987: Gonna leave this world for a while --
Planned collisions --
A boat out at sea --
Full grown boy --
Half of me is ocean, half of me is sky --
2006: Everything changed, then changed again --
Somewhere under Heaven --
2015.
Responsibility: Warren Zanes.

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Born in Gainesville, Florida, with more than a little hillbilly in his blood, Tom Petty was a Southern shit kicker, a kid without a whole lot of promise. Rock and roll made it otherwise. Tom Petty's story has all the drama of a rock and roll epic.

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