Albums The Best Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers Albums of All Time  

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Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are widely regarded as one of the best rock bands of all time. List of the best Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

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Damn the Torpedoes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers Albums of All Time
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Damn the Torpedoes


1. Refugee
2. Here Comes My Girl
3. Even the Losers
4. Shadow of a Doubt (A Complex Kid)
5. Century City
6. Don't Do Me Like That
7. You Tell Me
8.  What Are You Doin' in My Life?
9.  Louisiana Rain

Release Date: 1979

Artist: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Tracks: Century City, Louisiana Rain, Even the Losers, You Tell Me, What Are You Doin' in My Life?, + more

Genres (Music): Rock music, Rock and roll, Heartland rock

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Hard Promises is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers Albums of All Time
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Hard Promises


1. The Waiting
2. A Woman in Love (It's Not Me)
3. Nightwatchman
4. Something Big
5. Kings Road
6. Letting You Go
7. A Thing About You
8. Insider
9. The Criminal Kind
10. You Can Still Change Your Mind

Release Date: 1981

Artist: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Producer: Jimmy Iovine

Tracks: You Can Still Change Your Mind, Something Big, A Woman in Love (It’s Not Me), A Thing About You, Nightwatchman, + more

Length (mins): 00:40:08

Genres (Music): Heartland rock

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Into the Great Wide Open is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers Albums of All Time
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1. Learning to Fly" – 4:02
2. Kings Highway" (Petty) – 3:08
3. Into the Great Wide Open" – 3:43
4. Two Gunslingers
5. The Dark of the Sun
6. All or Nothin'
7. All the Wrong Reasons
8. Too Good to Be True
9. Out in the Cold
10. You and I Will Meet Again
11. Makin' Some Noise
12. Built to Last

Release Date: 1991

Artist: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Producer: Jeff Lynne, Mike Campbell

Tracks: You and I Will Meet Again, Too Good to Be True, All or Nothin’, Two Gunslingers, Makin’ Some Noise, + more

Length (mins): 00:44:12

Genres (Music): Rock music, Heartland rock

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#63 on The Best Albums of the 1990s

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Tom Petty and the Heartbreaker... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers Albums of All Time
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1. Rockin' Around (With You)
2. Breakdown
3. Hometown Blues
4. The Wild One, Forever
5. Anything That's Rock 'n' Roll
6. Strangered in the Night
7. Fooled Again (I Don't Like It)
8. Mystery Man
9. Luna
10. American Girl

Release Date: 1976

Artist: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Tracks: Mystery Man, American Girl, Anything That’s Rock ’n’ Roll, Rockin’ Around (With You), Strangered in the Night, + more

Length (mins): 00:30:53

Genres (Music): Rock music, Rock and roll, Heartland rock

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#30 on The Best Debut Albums of All Time, Ranked

#50 on Albums You're Guaranteed To Find In Every Parent's CD Collection

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