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FUV's New Dig: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

by Darren DeVivo

Hypnotic Eye
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Reprise Records


In a time when the "throwback" and the "selfie" have become all the rage, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers have released an album that is itself a throwback to the band's early days, and a selfie of what they truly are: A great American rock and roll band.

Question of the Day: Blank and the Blanks

by Corny O'Connell
Warner Bros.

This week's 'FUV #NewDig is Hypnotic Eye the latest from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. As we rock out to it, we're thinking of all the other bands whose names follow the "Blank and the Blanks" structure. It's a tradition that started well before Bill Haley and the Comets and continues today with St. Paul and the Broken Bones. How many bands can we come up with that follow that naming template? List them in the comments below and we'll spin a set after 9am.