Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers - American Girl album flac
- Album: American Girl
- FLAC: 1371 mb | MP3: 1519 mb
- Released: 1976
- Style: Classic Rock
- Rating: 4.5/5
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American Girl" is a rock song written by Tom Petty and recorded by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers for their self-titled debut album in 1976. It was released as a single and did not chart in the United States, but peaked at No. 40 in the UK for the week ending August 27, 1977. It was re-released in 1994 as the second single from Petty's Greatest Hits album and peaked at No. 68 in the .
A track from the first Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers album, "American Girl" was never a hit, but it became one of their most popular songs. Part of its lasting appeal is its intrigue, as it is the subject of an urban myth that reads as follows: The University of Florida is located in Petty's hometown of Gainesville, Florida. A dorm at the school, Beatty Towers, provided the backdrop to a popular urban legend at UF as well as the story behind this song. Using it as inspiration, Tom Petty wove a captivating and poignant song based on this story for his first album and the rest is history. Expanding on the concept of innocence lost, this song speaks volumes and resonates even today. Beatty Towers are by State Road 441, which is mentioned in the second verse.
American Girl is the second single from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' self-titled debut album. The single did not chart in the . but in the UK it peaked at the week ending August 27, 1977. The song was ranked 76th on the list of The 100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time by Rolling Stone. As described in Rolling Stone: The supercharged riff set the template for decades of Petty hits, but it was also a homage to the Byrds: Petty and Mike Campbell’s twin guitars mirrored Roger McGuinn’s 12-string, infusing the folk-rock sounds of the 1960s with New Wave energy.
Lyrics to "American Girl" song by Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers: Well, she was an American girl Raised on promises She couldn't help thinkin' That there was a little. O yeah, all right Take it easy, baby Make it last all night She was an American girl. Well it was kind of cold that night, She stood alone on her balcony Yeah, she could hear the cars roll by, Out on 441 like waves crashin' on the beach And for one desperate moment There he crept back in her memory God it's so painful when something that's so close Is still so far out of reach. Writer(s): PETTY THOMAS EARL.
American Girl by Tom Petty, illustrated with photographs of beautiful, yet unfortunately dead, American actresses: Ethel Barrymore, Mary Pickford, Lillian Gish, Norma Talmage, Louise Brooks, Mary Astor, Katharine Hepburn, Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Ava Gardner, Jean Arthur, Helen Hayes, Gene Tierney, Carole Lombard, Barbara Stanwyck, Rita Hayworth, Donna Reed, Hedy Lamarr, Loretta Young, Rosalind Russell, Paulette Goddard, Audrey Hepburn, Susan Hayward, Natalie Wood .
American Girl" is the second single from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' self-titled debut album. Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers. Well, she was an American girl, raised on promises She couldn't help thinking that there was a little more to life somewhere else After all it was . ead the full lyrics for American Girl. Discuss these lyrics on MetroLyrics.
Studio album by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. American Girl" Released: February 1977. Anything That's Rock 'n' Roll" Released: April 1977. Initially following its release, the album received little attention in the United States. charts, where it climbed to in 1978 and eventually went Gold. The single "Breakdown" cracked the Top 40 in the . The album was recorded and mixed at the Shelter Stud.