Sunday, February 3, 2008

Super Bowl XLII Halftime Show, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, 2008

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers were the halftime entertainment at Super Bowl XLII on Sunday February 3, 2008 which aired on FOX. Sponsored by Bridgestone Tires, the band performed four songs during the show. The latter three were all from Petty's 1989 solo album Full Moon Fever during the "Wilbury era".

American Girl
I Won't Back Down
Free Fallin'
Running Down a Dream

The game was played at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona and was seen by a record 97.5 million viewers as the New York Giants upset the favored New England Patriots, 17-14.