I was 15 when I heard this Tom Petty live set. Changed the way I listened to every folk song since.

It was just alchemy. The sort of divisive emotional response that splits everything before an experience from everything after.

From Live at the Fillmore, Even the Losers:




And, most crucially, Angel Dream:


I’d honestly say my relationship with folk music has been stronger and more important than most of the people I’ve met since. Mostly. Thank you Tom.


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