Tom Petty and the Creation of “Wildflowers”

Tom Petty and the Creation of “Wildflowers”

Broken Record with Malcolm Gladwell, Rick Rubin, and Bruce Headlam - December 25, 2018 - 30:58

For the season one finale of Broken Record, Malcolm Gladwell talks with Rick Rubin about Tom Petty, who died in October 2017 at the age of 66.  Rubin and Petty worked together for two years on his beloved 1994 album “Wildflowers.” Rubin talks about Petty’s writing style, and how half the songs they recorded for Wildflowers ended up on the cutting room floor. 

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