Tom Petty top five songs
We would like to pay our tribute to Tom Petty by having a look at some of his best songs. So here we present before you an interesting lineup of the 'Rockstar' songs.
News Nation Bureau | Updated : 03 October 2017, 07:53:23 PM
Popular American musician and singer Tom Petty who led the band the Heartbreakers is no more. The songwriter died on Monday after having an illustrious career. He is regarded as one of the best selling music artists of all time.
Petty's songs had surprising twists which were able to strike a chord with the listeners and that's the reason behind his popularity. Backed by Heartbreakers, he was able to deliver some of the most memorable songs. One can't simply define the musical maestro without stressing his love and passion for the world of music.
Petty was able to mesmerise and charm the fans with his grace and the way he carried himself.
We would like to pay our tribute to Tom Petty by having a look at some of his best songs. So here we present before you an interesting line up of the 'Rock star' songs.
Breakdown by Tom Petty
"Breakdown" is the first single delivered by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. The song became an instant hit and managed to swing the fans with his amazing music and lyrics. The song was enough to catch the attention with his opening line.
American Girl (from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, 1976)
Not many know that American girl didn't even enter the top 100 list when it was initially released. But the song managed to win the hearts of the fans and is played religiously on radios and has even inspired TV syncs. The opening lyrics are simply enough to take away your heart.
Don't Come Around Here No More
Petty was able to give another blockbuster hit in the form of 'Don't Come Around Here No More' in the year 1985. The combination of eighties pop classic along with rock and roll was enough to strike chord with the fans.
Listen to Her Heart
"Listen to Her Heart" will indeed take away your heart because the song is a masterclass in itself. There are reports which suggest that Petty wrote the song because of Ike Turner's advances towards his wife. You need to check out the song as soon as possible.
Don't Do Me Like That
Nobody in the late 70's would have ever though of writing rock songs this tight or seamless. But it was Tom Petty who ended up us giving us a song which we still cherish. People have tried hard to find flaws in the song but they couldn't. Indeed only Petty could give us catchy and punchy lyrics.
These are some of the best songs churned out by Tom Petty. The maestro has given many hits to the industry and has left behind a strong legacy.