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Stop the give-away rally

...tore up a large, multibillion-dollar fake check to the North Slope's three major oil companies. Music, including Tom Petty's "Won't Back Down," and Bruce Springsteen's "The Rising," blared from loudspeakers.Senate Minority Leader...
Tollefson back in town to play Wednesday

...Juneauites do - at the Alaska Folk Festival when he was 12. (For those that were there, he was the tall red-head playing Tom Petty's Last Dance for Mary Jane," and Oasis' "Wonderwall.") He continued to play and write his own songs throughout...
Best Bets: Rock, Vivaldi and bonfires for the solstice described by fans as a straight-ahead rock band, and as a Southern rock band with an alternative twist. Fans of Tom Petty or Elvis Costello will appreciate the writing, although Cracker can add more of a punk edge on some songs than those...
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An early peek at Eric Tollefson's upcoming release

...Lager and her father John on stage. The next year Tollefson was back at the folk fest performing his own set - largely Tom Petty covers. Then for a little while in middle school and high school his interests turned to other things - skateboarding...
Former JDHS dancer helps Thunder Mountain groove

...musical tastes also helped."I knew at five I wanted to dance," Carson said. "Anything my parents played, from Tom Petty, Lindsey Buckingham , the Rolling Stones, and the Beatles. I would dance with my dad and we would get the vacuum cleaner...
The hardest part

...they pay a premium - a Wall Street speculative premium. With no limits rule, consumers and businesses are harmed. Tom Petty sang, "The waiting is the hardest part." After the economic pain we went through, it's hard not to let the waiting...
McGuinn's album picks

...Rio" (Solo): This excellent album from 1991, dates back to a 1987 European tour that McGuinn took with Dylan and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. "The Folk Den Project" (Solo): An excellent introduction to folk music in general.
MASHUP of the week

...dead dog's eye (Beatles reference). But his mashups are amazing. Among them is a great one that pits Yung Joc vs. Tom Petty and another that has E-40 at his Hyphy finest over Blondie. But my favorite so far is "Still a Butterfly" - Snoop...
Fairbanks band lands success in hard work

...Though Brown said he can "play blues all night long" if called upon to do so, his original music is primarily rock, ala Tom Petty or John Mellencamp, with some classic rock covers mixed in. "We were actually thinking of changing our name to the...
Sound Bites those of Lucinda Williams and Patty Griffin, are compelling. Edwards is often less convincing on the Whiskeytown-Tom Petty-style rockers than she is on the quieter numbers, but that's quibbling with songs this compelling.


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