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Tom Petty Covers: The Greatest Hits

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I was looking through the music on my hard drive today for something to play and stopped at Tom Petty. I've always considered him one of rock's finest songcrafters, but I realized that I'd not sat down and listened to a full Tom Petty album in quite some time. So, I put on Damn The Torpedoes and then proceeded to burn through five more Petty albums before I ended my day. Considering his influence, and the strength of his hits, I thought it was about time to put together a playlist of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers cover songs. To build it, I found a quality cover song for each of the tracks featured on his 1993 Greatest Hits album. I apologize in advance to you Taylor Swift fans for not including her version of "American Girl", but I could not bring myself to use it over Everclear's version.

What would be in your Tom Petty covers list?

Tom Petty Covers: The Greatest Hits

1. American Girl - Everclear

2. Breakdown - Grace Jones

3. Listen To Her Heart - The Pietasters

4. I Need to Know - Poison

5. Refugee - Melissa Etheridge

6. Don't Do Me Like That - Emily Hickey

7. Here Comes My Girl - Matthew Sweet

8. Even The Losers - Ashley Tesoro

9. The Waiting - Linda Ronstadt

10. You Got Lucky - Donovan Roberts

11. Don't Come Around Here No More - Dave Stewart

12. I Won't Back Down - (featuring Tom Petty) - Johnny Cash

13. Runnin' Down a Dream - Anadivine

14. Free Fallin' (Live At The Nokia Theatre) - John Mayer

15. Learning to Fly - Tim Mahoney

16. Into The Great Wide Open - No Snakes In Heaven

16. Mary Jane's Last Dance - Derwood

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