Tag Archives: Tom Petty

Set Out Running: ‘Friend of the Devil’ Has Become a Friend of Mine

By Jeff Knight

How We Met

It’s the middle of the night, early autumn of 1982. A bunch of college kids and a couple of grad students — the coaches and members of the UNC speech team — are … Continue reading

‘Everybody’s Had to Fight to be Free’: Tom Petty, Symbolism, Empathy and America

By Victor D. Infante

Somewhere, somehow, somebody must have kicked you around some
Tell me why you want to lay there, revel in your abandon
Honey, it … Continue reading