Early in his career, singer/guitarist Tom Petty played with the Florida group Mudcrutch. It was in 1975 that he formed the Heartbreakers in Los Angeles.
Here are just a few career highlights:
- Tom has recorded hit songs with Stevie Nicks and toured with Bob Dylan.
- The Traveling Wilburys supergroup was composed of Petty, George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Jeff Lynne and Roy Orbison.
- Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame featured a display of Tom Petty items in 2006.
- Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers were the halftime performers at Super Bowl XLII in 2008.
- Their 40th anniversary tour stops in Chicago at Wrigley Field on June 29th.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers have been making great music for a long time. Check out their Super Bowl performance here: