Here on this best songs of Tom Petty page you'll find a collection of demo covers and full lesson tutorials available for purchase along with several free chord sheets in pdf format. I'm also using some Tom Petty album covers to indicate which album the songs reside.
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American Girl hails from the 1977 album Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers.
The single broke into the top 40 at #40 in 1977 in the UK but did not chart in the US.
Breakdown was the first single from Tom Petty back in 1976 from the album "Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers".
This song failed to chart. Download the free Tom Petty Breakdown lyrics below.
Change Of Heart was one of three singles released from the 1983 album Long After Dark.
The song reached #21 on the Billboard chart and #10 on the US Rock chart.
Change Of Heart shortly
Don't Do Me Like That is a single from 1979 which hails from the album "Damm The Torpedos".
The song peaked at #3 in Canada and #10 in the US.
Free Fallin is also a track and single release from the 1989 album "Full Moon Fever".
This one was a #1 in the US and a #5 in Canada. Download the free Tom Petty Free Fallin chords and lyrics sheet below.
I Won't Back Down was released in 1989 as a single from Tom Petty. You'll find this track on the album "Full Moon Fever".
The song hit #1 in the US and #5 in Canada.
Into The Great Wide Open was a 1991 single from the album of the same name.
The managed a #4 position on the US Rock charts.
Learning To Fly reached #5 in Canada and #1 in the US back in 1991.
It can be found on the album "Into The Great Wide Open". Download the free Tom Petty Learning To Fly lyrics below.
Mary Jane's Last Dance was a #1 from the bands Greatest Hits album of 1993.
It was recorded while the Wildflowers album was being recorded which would come out in 1994, but the success of the single made it a natural fit for this album. I do not have the Tom Petty Mary Jane lyrics but you can pick them up with a simple Google search.
Refugee is one of three singles from the "Damm The Torpedos" album from 1979.
This one was a #2 in Canada, #3 in New Zealand and reached #15 in the US. Download the free Tom Petty Refugee lyrics below.
Running Down A Dream reached #23 in both Canada and the US when it was released from Tom Petty's first solo album Full Moon Fever.
The song did reach #1 on the US Rock chart.
Stop Draggin My Heart Around was a duet with Tom Petty as the guest of Stevie Nicks for her 1981 album "Bella Donna".
The song reached #2 in the US and #5 in Canada.
The Waiting was the lead single from the 1981 album Hard Promises.
The song peaked at #6 in Canada and #19 in the US Billboard Hot 100 but hit #1 on their newly created Rock charts. Download the free Tom Petty The Waiting lyrics below.
Wildflowers was a 1995 album from Tom Petty that featured four singles, but this song bearing the albums name was not one of the singles. Three of the four singles did reach the top 10 on the Rock charts.
The song however did chart on several of Billboards charts and was popular at Tom Petty concerts. Download the free Tom Petty Wildflowers lyrics below.
Yer So Bad was one of five singles released from the Full Moon River album of 1989/1990.
The song peaked at #5 on the US Rock charts.
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