Tom Petty may not have set out for a Hollywood career, but there’s no question that his music has made an impact on the movies. And if you’re familiar with his songs, that’s no surprise.
His music feels epic and down-to-earth at the same time – they’re exactly the kind of songs you hear when you envision a movie of your life. Or maybe it just feels that way to me because I grew up on films that had him on their soundtracks.
He’s been deployed on some of the best films of the past four decades, even soundtracking an entire film at one point. And his influence hasn’t waned one bit – his work could be heard on Cars 3 just a few months ago, and he even dropped a new song in a movie a few years ago. Read more…
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