Song of the Day #4,090: ‘Restless’ – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ sophomore album, You’re Gonna Get It!, was released in 1978, between the band’s 1976 debut album and 1979’s classic Damn the Torpedoes.

As such, it suffers a bit from middle child syndrome, and was received rather tepidly by critics. It produced two singles, ‘Listen to Her Heart‘ and ‘I Need to Know.’

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Song of the Day #2,897: ‘Too Much Ain’t Enough’ – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

petty_youre_gonna_get_itI love me some Tom Petty.

Recently I bought several of Petty’s early albums at bargain basement prices on Amazon, more as a show of support than anything. None of those albums live up to his best work — Damn the Torpedoes, Full Moon Fever, Southern Accents and Wildflowers — but they are all thoroughly listenable.

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Song of the Day #1,194: ‘Listen to Her Heart’ – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Day Two in the Tom Petty retrospective brings us to the 1978 album You’re Gonna Get It.

By all accounts, this album was a continuation of the band’s debut, adding little to the mix but effectively carrying the torch of harmonic garage rock that Petty and the Heartbreakers had introduced a couple of years earlier.

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