This Group Performed At The Super Bowl In 2008

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:

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