OFFICIAL AND AUTHORIZED! Tom Petty has long been seen as one of the great songwriters of American rock ‘n’ roll, as well as one of the key standard bearers of integrity in the music business. Conversations with Tom Petty is the first authorized book to focus solely on the life and work of the man responsible for some of the most memorable rock anthems of our generation.
Author Paul Zollo conducted a series of in-depth discussions with Tom about his career, with special focus on his songwriting. These conversations are reprinted here with little or no editorial comment and represent a unique perspective on Tom’s entire career. With rare photographs weaved throughout the text, Conversations with Tom Petty is the ultimate retrospective a true music legends.
“Insightful, breezy, and loaded with recollections from Petty’s formative years.” — Orlando Sentinel
“...the notoriously media-wary Petty responds...about his life, career, and craft with articulate and intelligent answers that even nonfans can enjoy.” — Publishers Weekly
“The Q&A format is ideal for showcasing Petty's likable personality, and his passion for the music he creates is palpable.” — Library Journal.