Greatest Hits (Tom Petty album)


Greatest Hits (Tom Petty album)

Infobox Album | Name = Greatest Hits
Type = greatest
Artist = Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers


Released = November 16 1993
Recorded = 1976-1993
Genre = Rock
Length = 65:17
Label = MCA
Producer = Mike Campbell, Denny Cordell, Jimmy Iovine, Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty, Rick Rubin, Noah Shark, David A. Stewart
Reviews =
*AbsolutePunk.net (94%) [http://www.absolutepunk.net/showthread.php?t=240948 link]
*Allmusic Rating|5|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:iyf5zfj7eh5k link]
Last album = "Into the Great Wide Open"
(1991)
This album = "Greatest Hits"
(1993)
Next album = "Wildflowers"
(1994)|

"Greatest Hits" is a compilation album by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, released in 1993. It is Petty's best selling album to date and was certified 10x Platinum (Diamond Award) by the RIAA on November 13, 2003. The single "Mary Jane's Last Dance" became one of Petty's most popular songs reaching #14 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #1 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. The other new song on the album is a cover of the Thunderclap Newman hit "Something in the Air".

Track listing

#"American Girl" (Tom Petty) – 3:30
#"Breakdown" (Petty) – 2:42
#"Listen to Her Heart" (Petty) – 3:01
#"I Need to Know" (Petty) – 2:23
#"Refugee" (Petty, Mike Campbell) – 3:21
#"Don't Do Me Like That" (Petty) – 2:40
#"Even the Losers" (Petty) – 3:35
#"Here Comes My Girl" (Petty, Campbell) – 4:33
#"The Waiting" (Petty) – 3:54
#"You Got Lucky" (Petty, Campbell) – 3:37
#"Don't Come Around Here No More" (Petty, David A. Stewart) – 5:06
#"I Won't Back Down" (Petty, Jeff Lynne) – 2:56
#"Runnin' Down a Dream" (Petty, Lynne, Campbell) – 4:23
#"Free Fallin'" (Petty, Lynne) – 4:14
#"Learning to Fly" (Petty, Lynne) – 3:57
#"Into the Great Wide Open" (Petty, Lynne) – 3:38
#"Mary Jane's Last Dance" (Petty) – 4:32
#"Something in the Air" (John Keene) – 3:15

The U.K. release also includes the track "Anything That's Rock 'n' Roll".

A remastered version was released on May 20, 2008, replacing "Something in the Air" with "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around", Petty's duet with Stevie Nicks from her 1981 album "Bella Donna". The album photos replaced the "Wildflowers" and "Into the Great Wide Open" session photos with out-takes from the "You're Gonna Get It!" album cover.


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