Tom Petty Lyrics: Best Quotes & Most-Famous Sayings

Legendary singer-songwriter Tom Petty passed away today at the age of 66. He’s spent nearly half a decade in the music industry, culminating in his 2002 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His music transitioned many different genres of rock, from country to the blues to something called “stoner rock.”

Petty left behind a great legacy that will be remembered for generations to come. He’s most famously known for his work as the lead singer of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, that played music from 1976 up until the year of his death.

Let’s remember the remarkable Tom Petty with the many words of wisdom that he’s left behind…


Tom Petty Quotes: Best Quotes & Most-Famous Sayings

“Go after what you really love and find a way to make that work for you, and then you’ll be a happy person.”


“I’m not exactly a guy who makes new friends easily.”


“If you’re not getting older, you’re dead.”


“I’m barely prolific and incredibly lazy.”


“Do something you really like, and hopefully it pays the rent. As far as I’m concerned, that’s success.”


“Most things I worry about never happen anyway.”


“I love history, doesn’t matter what era. I’m fascinated.”


“The first time I tried to write was when I was 14, after I got an electric guitar. I put a song together, and it wasn’t that bad! The writing came natural to me.”


“I would never put my songs in a commercial.”


“You and I will meet again, When we’re least expecting it, One day in some far off place, I will recognize your face, I won’t say goodbye my friend, For you and I will meet again.”


Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Lyrics

 “She’s a good girl, loves her mama
Loves Jesus and America too
She’s a good girl, crazy ’bout Elvis
Loves horses and her boyfriend too” – Free Fallin’


“She grew up in an Indiana town,
Had a good-lookin’ mama who never was around.
But she grew up tall and she grew up right
With them Indiana boys on them Indiana nights.” – Mary Jane’s Last Dance





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