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Tom Petty’s Southern Accents #2020

Tom Petty s Southern Accents By Tom Petty had already obtained legendary status He had fame He had money But he was restless hoping to stretch his artistry beyond the confining format of songs like The Waiting and Refugee I

  • Title: Tom Petty’s Southern Accents
  • Author: Michael Washburn
  • ISBN: 9781501333446
  • Page: 208
  • Format: Paperback
  • Tom Petty’s Southern Accents By Michael Washburn, By 1985 Tom Petty had already obtained legendary status He had fame He had money But he was restless, hoping to stretch his artistry beyond the confining format of songs like The Waiting and Refugee Initially conceiving a concept album about the American South, Petty, mired in excess and indulgence, lost the thread of the concept, then entirely jettisoned his ambitBy 1985 Tom Petty had already obtained legendary status He had fame He had money But he was restless, hoping to stretch his artistry beyond the confining format of songs like The Waiting and Refugee Initially conceiving a concept album about the American South, Petty, mired in excess and indulgence, lost the thread of the concept, then entirely jettisoned his ambitions for a concept record In frustration Petty broke his hand while trying to mix the record, casting doubt on his ability to ever play guitar gain The result is a hodgepodge of classic rock songs mixed with nearly unlistenable second rate 80s music While touring for the album, Petty made use of the iconography of the American Confederacy, aligning himself with portions of his audience he did not feel in sync with Still, despite its artistic failure, Southern Accents was a pivot point for Petty Reeling from the defeat, Petty reinvented himself as a Californian, obtaining his biggest success with Full Moon Fever.Michael Washburn explores the history of Southern Accents and how it sparked Petty s reinvention Washburn explores the flawed idea of using romantic notions of American South as a basis for art and identity and opens up an examination of the southernization of America.

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