Watch: Tom Petty, Stevie Nicks Share London Stage

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Nicks and Petty share a hug after performing “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” at London’s Hyde Park, July 9, 2017

Tom Petty and Stevie Nicks sang their huge 1981 hit “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” together on July 9 when they shared the stage at London’s Hyde Park. The concert, announced last December, was reportedly only the Heartbreakers second U.K. visit in the past 18 years and their only 2017 European or U.K. date. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers are celebrating their 40th anniversary on a lengthy tour which began April 20. The tour has been extended several times and is currently scheduled to conclude with two shows in Los Angeles at the Hollywood Bowl on September 21-22.

The classic rock titans collaborated on the 1981 #3 hit and have performed together many times. The Heartbreakers’ last U.K. visit in 2012 included a headlining appearance at the Isle Of Wight Festival and two shows at London’s Royal Albert Hall.

Earlier, Nicks had played a 15-song set drawing from her extensive solo catalog (“Stand Back,” “Edge of Seventeen,” “Wild Heart”), Fleetwood Mac (“Rhiannon,” “Dreams,” “Gypsy”) and even her collaboration with Lindsey Buckingham (“Crying in the Night”).

Watch Nicks perform “Gypsy”

For their part, TPATH gave a 19-song, career-spanning headlining set that began and ended with songs from the group’s 1976 self-titled debut. Among the highlights were “Mary Jane’s Last Dance,” “Don’t Come Around Here No More,” “Learning to Fly” and “Runnin’ Down a Dream.”

Watch “Learning to Fly”

Related: Our review of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers’ June 16, 2017 concert

Watch Tom Petty introduce the Heartbreakers midway through the set before Nicks joins the band onstage. (If you just want to see the performance, skip to the 5:28 mark.)

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Nicks will return to the U.S. immediately to resume preparing for Fleetwood Mac’s two reunion shows as part of the Classic West and East concerts, July 16 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles and July 30 at New York’s Citi Field.  The two-day concerts are also being headlined by the Eagles. Two-day and single-day tickets for Classic West are available here and here. Classic East: here and here.

Tickets for the remaining dates of Petty’s 40th anniversary tour are available at Ticketmaster and via our re-sale partner, TicketNetwork.)

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