Tom Petty & Heartbreakers Open Tour With Rarityby Best Classic Bands Staff
The 40th Anniversary Tour of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers opened at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City Thursday night (April 20) with a 21-song set that included both greatest hits as well as deep catalog tracks from the band’s albums and Petty’s solo releases.
The set began with “Rockin’ Around (With You),” the opening track on the band’s self-titled 1976 debut album. According to setlist.fm, the last time the song was played by the band in concert was in 1983.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Oklahoma City Set List
Rockin’ Around (With You)
Mary Jane’s Last Dance
You Don’t Know How It Feels
You Got Lucky
I Won’t Back Down
American Dream Plan B
“Walls” was a mid-set highlight…
It’s Good to Be King
Don’t Come Around Here No More
Something Good Coming
Time to Move On
Learning to Fly
Yer So Bad
I Should Have Known It
Runnin’ Down a Dream
You Wreck Me
Watch the band perform “Runnin’ Down a Dream” at the Oklahoma City show
Opening last night’s show, as he will do on 23 Petty dates, was Joe Walsh of The Eagles. Walsh delivered a compact eight-song mini-set that featured “Take It to the Limit,” which he performed as a tribute to his late bandmate Glenn Frey, as well as “Funk #49” from his James Gang days and solo favorites like “Rocky Mountain Way” and “Life’s Been Good.”
Watch Joe Walsh perform “Turn to Stone”…
Joe Walsh Oklahoma City Set List
Ordinary Average Guy
Take it to the Limit [Tribute to Glenn Frey]
Turn to Stone
In the City
Life’s Been Good
Rocky Mountain Way
In other Petty news, six individual albums from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ Warner Bros. Records catalog are now available again as stand-alone vinyl titles. She’s The One, Echo, The Last DJ and Highway Companion have been remastered from the original tapes for this release while Mojo and Hypnotic Eye have been re-pressed from the original masters. You can buy the albums here.
The classic Warner Bros Records album Wildflowers will be reissued at a later date and individual titles from the band’s Universal Music catalog will be released this summer!
One more video from Petty and the Heartbreakers’ set: “Refugee”