Written by megarock on February 1, 2019
1st February 1950, Born on this day, Mike Campbell, guitarist with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers who had the 1977 single 'American Girl', the 1989 UK No.28 single 'I Won't Back Down', and the 1991 UK No.3 album 'Into The Great Wide Open'. Campbell has also worked with Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Fleetwood Mac, Roger McGuinn, Tracy Chapman, Warren Zevon, George Harrison and Stevie Nicks. More here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/tom_petty
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers arrived in the late 70's, slap bang in the middle of the punk/new wave movement. But they were different, they had an edge, great songs and they could play. And they looked like a rock 'n' roll band.
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