Friday Nineties – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – Into the Great Wide Open
It’s ladies’ choice this week and I always choose Tom. One of my longest one-sided relationships ever is with Tom Petty. Every road trip I have taken since I left home, he has gone on with me. They are so not a studio band and I will see them in a small venue before they stop touring. I figure I have time, the future is wide open.
ETA: In an incredibly odd twist, my other long-standing one-sided relationship, Johnny Depp, stars in this video. This is what I get for not watching videos, even the ones I embed myself. I’m really kinda flipped out over this. So for serious, watch the video, don’t just click play and listen while you do stuff in other tabs. Like me.
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – Into the Great Wide Open
Eddie waited til' he finished high school He went to Hollywood, got a tattoo He met a girl out there with a tattoo too The future was wide open They moved into a place they both could afford He found a night club he could work at the door She had a guitar and she taught him some chords The sky was the limit Into the great wide open Under them skies of blue Out in the great wide open A rebel without a clue The papers said Ed always played from the heart He got an agent and a roadie named Bart They made a record and it went in the chart The sky was the limit His leather jacket had chains that would jingle They both met movie stars, partied and mingled Their A&R man said "I don't hear a single" The future was wide open Into the great wide open Under them skies of blue Out in the great wide open A rebel without a clue