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Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (album)

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Recorded  1974–76
Release date  9 November 1976
Label  Shelter Records
Length  30:35
Producer  Denny Cordell
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Released  November 9, 1976 (1976-11-09)
Studio  Shelter Studio, Hollywood, CA
Artist  Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Genres  Rock music, Rock and roll, Heartland rock
Similar  Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers albums, Rock music albums

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Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers is the eponymous debut album by the band of the same name, released on November 9, 1976 by Shelter Records.


Initially following its release, the album received little attention in the United States. Following a British tour, it climbed to #24 on the UK album chart and the single "Anything That's Rock 'n' Roll" became a hit in the UK. After nearly a year and many positive reviews, the album reached the U.S. charts, where it climbed to #55 in 1978 and eventually went Gold. The single "Breakdown" cracked the Top 40 in the U.S. and "American Girl" became an FM radio staple that can still be heard today.

The album was recorded and mixed at the Shelter Studio, Hollywood, California.

Track listing

All tracks written by Tom Petty, except where noted.


Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

  • Tom Petty – vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, keyboards
  • Mike Campbell – electric guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Benmont Tench – piano, hammond organ, keyboards
  • Ron Blair – bass guitar on tracks 1–2, 4–5, 7–10, cello
  • Stan Lynch – drums on tracks 1–2, 4–10, keyboards
  • Additional musicians

  • Jeff Jourard – electric guitar on tracks 2, 7
  • Donald "Duck" Dunn – bass guitar on track 3
  • Emory Gordy – bass guitar on track 6
  • Randall Marsh – drums on track 3
  • Jim Gordon – drums on track 6
  • Noah Shark – maracas, tambourine, sleigh bells
  • Charlie Souza – saxophone on track 3
  • Phil Seymour – backing vocals
  • Dwight Twilley – backing vocals
  • Songs

    1Rockin’ Around (With You)2:28
    3Hometown Blues2:14


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