Song of the Day #4,741: ‘House of Stone’ – Mudcrutch

Few things are more comforting on a lazy summer morning than the sound of Tom Petty delivering a lighthearted country ballad.

‘House of Stone’ is a deep cut from the self-titled 2008 debut album by Mudcrutch, a band Petty formed in 1970 as a teenager. They played live gigs in their hometown of Gainesville, Florida, up through southern Georgia, but disbanded a few years later without recording an album. Petty and some Mudcrutch members went on to form the Heartbreakers and the rest is history.

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