Tuesday, July 2, 1991

Into the Great Wide Open, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, 1991

released 2 July 1991

The Tracks
1. Learning to Fly (Tom Petty/Jeff Lynne) 4:01
2. Kings Highway (Tom Petty) 3:05
3. Into the Great Wide Open (Tom Petty/Jeff Lynne) 3:42
4. Two Gunslingers (Tom Petty) 3:08
5. The Dark of the Sun (Tom Petty/Jeff Lynne) 3:23
6. All or Nothin' (Tom Petty/Mike Campbell/Jeff Lynne) 4:05
7. All the Wrong Reasons (Tom Petty/Jeff Lynne) 3:44
8. Too Good to be True (Tom Petty) 3:58
9. Out in the Cold (Tom Petty/Jeff Lynne) 3:41
10. You and I Will Meet Again (Tom Petty) 3:45
11. Makin' Some Noise (Tom Petty/Mike Campbell/Jeff Lynne) 3:25
12. Built to Last (Tom Petty/Jeff Lynne) 3:58


Friday, March 1, 1991

Rock On!, Del Shannon, 1991

01 March 1991 (original release)

The Tracks
1. Walk Away (Del Shannon/Tom Petty/Jeff Lynne) 3:37
2. Who Left Who (Del Shannon) 3:20
3. Are You Lovin' Me Too (Del Shannon) 3:14
4. Callin' Out My Name (Del Shannon) 3:44
5. I Go To Pieces (Del Shannon) 3:59
6. Lost In A Memory (Del Shannon) 3:35
7. I Got You (The Bird's Song) (Del Shannon) 3:41
8. What Kind Of A Fool Do You Think I Am? (Ray Whitley) 3:09
9. When I Had You (Del Shannon) 4:17
10. Let's Dance (Del Shannon) 3:31

Album Overview



The Players

Production staff

Liner Notes

What Kind of Fool Do You Think I Am? video
Rock On! Billboard review

Crime Story TV Show-1986
Crime Story

born 12/30/34, died 2/8/90

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction-1999

Tom Petty produced album in early 1980s
Mentioned in the Petty song, "Runnin' Down a Dream"
The Wilburys recorded a version of Shannon's "Runaway" which existed as a bootleg recording until it's official release in 2007.
Released a version of "Sea of Love" in 1982(?)-later released by Robert Plant (Honeydrippers) in 1985-one of the biggest hits of Plant's post-Led Zeppelin career.
Led Zeppelin had a song called "Hats Off to (Roy) Harper" on Led Zeppelin III (1970).
Hats Off To (Roy) Harper
Shannon had a US hit with a Beatles song prior to Beatles decent on America-learned it while on tour in Europe
Early influence of Jeff Lynne
Rumored to be a possible replacement for Roy Orbison in the Wilburys after his death
Little Town Flirt appeared on ELO reissue of Discovery (1979) in 2001.
Appeared on Lynne's solo album, Armchair Theatre.