Music

A look at some of Tom Petty’s greatest hits

Tom Petty appeared last month with his band at KAABOO 2017 in San Diego.

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Tom Petty appeared last month with his band at KAABOO 2017 in San Diego.

The legendary rocker Tom Petty died Monday, after going into cardiac arrest. He was 66.

You may know many of his songs if you hear them, but not by name. Here are a few of his bigger hits:

‘Mary Jane’s Last Dance’

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The song was released on Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ greatest hits album, released in 1993.

‘Refugee’

“Refugee” was first released as a single from 1979’s “Damn the Torpedoes.”

‘Into the Great Wide Open’

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This was the title track off the band’s 1991 album.

‘You Don’t Know How It Feels’

It was the first single off the 1994 album, “Wildflowers.”

‘Free Fallin’ ’

“Free Fallin’ ” was part of Petty’s first solo album, 1989’s “Full Moon Fever.”

‘American Girl’

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The song was the second single off Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ self-titled debut album. It was first released in 1977.

‘I Won’t Back Down’

This also was a track off Petty’s first solo album.

‘Don’t Come Around Here No More’

This was on the band’s 1985 album, “Southern Accents.”

‘The Last DJ’

Younger fans may recognize this track, which was the title track off the band’s 2002 album.

Sean Smyth can be reached at sean.smyth@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @smythsays.
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