One of America’s most beloved and influential pop musicians is Tom Petty. Born in Washburn, Tennessee, he is best known for his distinctive voice and guitar work which resulted in hits such as “American Pie” and “I Forgot to Remember to Forget.” Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers were an American band, and singer composed of lead singer/songwriter Thomas Petty and bassist John Butler.
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers first became popular in the United States with their hit “American Pie.” They topped the charts in both the UK and the US. They went on to sell over thirteen million records worldwide. Their music became a huge influence on young Americans who were inspired by their unique sound and style of music. They became known for their performances at numerous rock and roll concerts, and their efforts helped to launch the career of American rock star Bob Dylan.
Many fans are interested in learning more about the life and music of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers through the unputdownable Tom Petty Songbook. This is the ultimate collector’s album containing rare and classic songs featuring the original versions along with the covers of all-time favorite songs. The collection includes all twenty-two songs from Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers first album “American Pie” along with sixteen songs from “My Old School.” All of these songs have never before been available on a single album or available anywhere else.
Some of the finest songs from this legendary album include such hits as “You Don’t Mess With the Zohan,” “I’m a Believer,” “ogy for the Dead,” and “I Walk the Line.” Another hit single from this masterpiece is “WIYSWEEF,” which is an amazing rendition of Michael Jackson’s “Who is it?” Another cut that is memorable is “I am a Walrus.” A new single that is a standout on this album is the cover version of “American Pie,” which features none other than The Who’s Tommy Lee Jones. Other highlights of this amazing album hits like” jams” like “Honky Tonk Women,” “I am a Man,” and “I am a Walrus.”
There are several interesting songs on this release, including the cover version of the timeless “I am a Walrus.” This track chronicles Jones travels all over the world, encountering many wildflowers along the way. A less familiar song, “Wildflowers,” comes off as a bluesy number, with Jones harmonizing with a horn. Though not considered a ballad, “I am a Walrus” comes off as a spiritual song, as Jones reflects on his own failures and spiritual journeys along the way.
The band’s first single on this album, “I am a Walrus,” is highlighted by a horn solo during the middle part. It doesn’t have quite the same ring as “I am a Walrus” on preceding albums, but is still a wonderfully melodic and haunting offering. The closing track on this masterpiece, “I am a Walrus,” comes off as another beautiful horn solo. In addition to being a fantastic closer, the title track makes a great album closer, thanks in large part to the horn performances.
An interesting feature of “I am a Walrus” is the inclusion of a number of covers by other artists. The songs included here include songs from the likes of Steely Dan, Boz Scaggs, The Doobie Brothers, Cream, and The Yardbirds. All of these songs showcase the diversity of artists that could truly make a great contribution to the classic rock n roll genre.
Overall, this is an incredible solo album. It contains songs that are absolutely exquisite in composition and execution. The performances are simply sensational, and it features some songs that very well may be the most famous ones to ever be recorded. There’s no doubt that Tom Petty fans will be singing “I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles” for a long time to come. To get your copy of Runnin’ Thru the Pipes, check out the official site below.