Great insights into the career and mind of this respected rocker!
Official and Authorized Biography! Tom Petty has long been seen as one of the great songwriters of American
rock 'n' roll, as well as one of the key standard bearers of integrity in the music business.
Conversations With Tom
Petty is the first authorized book to focus solely on the life and work of the man responsible for some of the most memorable
rock anthems of our generation, including: American Girl, Breakdown, Refugee, The Waiting, Don't Come Around Here No More,
I Won't Back Down, Free Fallin', Runnin' Down a Dream, You Don't Know How It Feels, Mary Jane's Last Dance, and many others.
was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002 and his work with Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, as well as his solo
albums and those with the Traveling Wilburys, have been critically acclaimed the world over and have earned numerous Platinum-status
awards from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), as well as Grammys, MTV Awards, a star on the Hollywood
Walk of Fame, and many other honors.
Author Paul Zollo conducted a series of in-depth discussions with Tom about his
career, with special focus on his songwriting. The conversations are reprinted here with little or no editorial comment and
represent a unique perspective on Tom's entire career.
Insightful, breezy, and loaded with recollections from Petty's
formative years. - Orlando Sentinel
...the notoriously media-wary Petty responds...about his life, career, and craft
with articulate and intelligent answers that even nonfans can enjoy. - Publishers Weekly
...reveals some fascinating
facts for Petty heads. - Billboard
The Q&A format is ideal for showcasing Petty's likable personality, and his passion
for the music he creates is palpable. - Library Journal.
The book includes rare photographs and a first-hand account
of Tom's unprecedented career.
Format: hardcover 6.125 x 9.25
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Music Sales Conversations with Tom Petty Book Specifications:
- Length: 384 pages
- Language: English
- Publisher: Omnibus Press
- ISBN: 1844498158