Tom Petty

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Mike Campbell on life after Tom Petty: 'I think I found my own voice'
The guitarist turned singer talks about his first album with band The Dirty Knobs and how he’s processing his grief for his late Heartbreakers bandmate

Jim Farber

17, Nov, 2020 @8:06 AM

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From Dukes of Hazzard to Kanye West: the curse of the Confederate flag
Lynyrd Skynyrd flew it, Ludacris stamped on it and Spike Lee compared it to a swastika. In the era of Black Lives Matter, what do these battles reveal about the American South’s Confederate flag?

Steve Rose

27, Jul, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Tom Petty estate issues cease and desist over Trump's use of song
Family says late singer stood against ‘racism and discrimination of any kind’

Laura Snapes

21, Jun, 2020 @9:56 AM

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What made 60s music giants so great? Jamming says Bob Dylan's son
Singer’s new documentary about the 1960s Laurel Canyon music scene shows why there is no substitute for creative collaboration

Vanessa Thorpe

09, May, 2020 @2:10 PM

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Leather and lace: how Stevie Nicks created a new musical language
A career-spanning box set documents the Fleetwood Mac singer’s influence as a solo artist, starting with her 1981 debut Bella Donna and its beguilingly witchy, feminine energy

Annie Zaleski

17, Apr, 2019 @3:43 PM

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Lady Bird, Dave Matthews Band and the films that give corny songs new life
Greta Gerwig’s penchant for 90s soft rock got Guardian writers thinking about other cheesy numbers revived in cinema, from Sweet Caroline to Rhythm of the Night

Guardian music

12, Feb, 2018 @2:05 PM

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Tom Petty family hope guitarist's death will raise awareness of opioid crisis
Musician’s wife and daughter say a fractured hip led to ‘over use of medication’ and voice hope report will contribute to opioid discussion

Sam Levin and agencies

21, Jan, 2018 @3:47 PM

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Spotify sued for $1.6bn in unpaid royalties as it reportedly files for IPO
The music streaming service faces a claim on behalf of artists including Neil Young and Janis Joplin as it prepares a share sale

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Dominic Rushe

03, Jan, 2018 @11:21 AM

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From rock stars to feminist pioneers: the notable Americans who died in 2017
This year we bid goodbye to beloved celebrities Tom Petty and Mary Tyler Moore, as well as controversial figures Charles Manson and Roger Ailes, and others

Mazin Sidahmed in New York

31, Dec, 2017 @11:00 AM

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Readers recommend playlist: songs featuring echoes
This week’s reader has listened – and listened again – to your suggestions to produce a list including Cocteau Twins, Queen and Tom Petty

Chaz Cozens

12, Oct, 2017 @11:00 AM

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Saturday Night Live: Gal Gadot gives her all in a week too far for comedy
SNL did its best to address the Las Vegas shooting and the death of Tom Petty as Jason Aldean sang I Won’t Back Down – but laughs were hard to come by

Jean Hannah Edelstein

08, Oct, 2017 @10:58 AM

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Deadliest mass shooting in modern US history – Wounded Knee, not Las Vegas | Brief letters
Brief letters: 1890 massacre in South Dakota | Alcohol as a social drug | Lib Dem leafleting | A better Kipling quote for Boris Johnson | Tom Petty and the Traveling Wilburys | Bathwater for baby and everyone else

Letters

05, Oct, 2017 @6:00 PM

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