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  1. Johnny Depp, Guitarist, Surprises Crowd at Tom Petty Tribute Show

    7:00 am 11/19/2012

    The actor played "Mary Jane's Last Dance" with Ke$ha on vocals at a gig that featured members of The Strokes, The Black Keys and Kings of Leon.Read more

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  2. ELO's Jeff Lynne Discusses New Movie, Albums at the Grammy Museum

    4:50 pm 9/13/2012

    The screening of a new documentary about the veteran singer, songwriter and uber-producer highlights an evening that's part fete, part awareness-raiser. Read more

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  3. Eddie Vedder Jams With Tom Petty in Amsterdam (Video)

    1:18 pm 6/26/2012

    Fans of the Heartbreakers caught a surprise appearance from the Pearl Jam frontman when the two acts' respective tours crossed paths in the Netherlands capital. Read more

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  4. Tom Petty's Stolen Guitars Returned; Security Guard Arrested

    9:28 am 4/18/2012

    An attempt to pawn one of the instruments in Hollywood led to a break in the case. Petty commended the actions of the Culver City Police Department for "a job well done."Read more

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  5. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Offer Reward for Return of Stolen Guitars

    1:55 pm 4/16/2012

    A $7,500 reward is being offered for the band's missing gear.Read more

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  6. Tom Petty, Bob Dylan Vs. Music Labels: The Industry's New Copyright War

    12:40 pm 2/10/2012

    THE BUSINESS: A law from 1978 is suddenly the labels' No. 1 threat as everyone from Village People to the Eagles can now snatch back their music rights.Read more

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  7. 5 Politicians Who Hijacked Songs Without Permission

    2:44 am 1/30/2012

    What do the Foo Fighters, Bruce Sprinsgteen and ABBA have in common? All have protested the misappropriation of their music by presidential hopefuls. Read more

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  8. Jim Ladd to Host Nightly Freeform Show on SiriusXM

    1:11 pm 12/2/2011

    The FM staple and inspiration for Tom Petty's "The Last DJ," who was fired from local rock station KLOS in October, leaves terrestrial radio for satellite where he'll launch his four-hour program in January.Read more

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  9. Clear Channel Station Offers 'The Last DJ' Jim Ladd Three Hours for Farewell Show

    5:30 am 11/2/2011

    This Saturday, the pioneer of freeform commercial radio will be heard once more, with time donated by Los Angeles talk station KFI-AM. Read more

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  10. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers at Cal State Northridge: Concert Review

    2:18 pm 10/30/2011

    The band was playing in honor of recently fired Jim Ladd, inspiration for "The Last DJ," and performed deep tracks, including two songs they'd never before played live.Read more

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