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The song is Mary Janes Last Dance by Tom Petty Its a story about a girl that grew up in an Indiana town She moved when she was 18 years old to a new town where all the guys fell for her Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers recorded Mary Janes Last Dance in 1993 The song earned Tom the best male video award at the 1994 MTV Video Music Awards Tom was presented with the highest honor in the production of a music video the Video Vanguard Award which highlighted the evening On October 201950 Tom Petty was born In 1961 at the age of eleven he met Elvis Elvis The King was in Florida to film the movie Follow that Dream Right then and there Tom decided to follow his own dream to be a rock star Tom recalled in Rolling Stone Magazine That day was the end of doing anything other then music with my life I didnt want anything to fall back on because I was not going to fall back Tom Petty Online Magazine The very next day Tom traded his Wham-O slingshot for a friends set of records which included Elvis Little Richard and Jerry Lee Lewis Tom Petty was a marvelous musician who began his career in Gainesville Florida In high school Toms schoolboy band was called the Sundowners Later they changed their name to the Epics and by 1970 they were the Mudcrutch After recording a demo disc Mudcrutch drove west to Los Angeles to find fame and fortune Within a week of arrival in LA Mudcrutch had many offers to choose from In the spring of 1974 they sign with Shelter Records and after a disappointing release of their first Shelter album the band broke up Later on Tom met up with two of his former Mudcrutch members Mike Campbell a guitarist and Benmont Tench a keyboardist The three of them met up with
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