80s Song of the Day: Free Fallin’ by Tom Petty

Free Fallin’ by Tom Petty was released on October 27, 1989. The 7 ” U.S. release featured Down the Line as the B side. It was a single from Petty’s solo debut album Full Moon Fever.

The song peaked at No. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Watch Petty perform Free Fallin’ at the 1989 MTV Video Music Awards with the Heartbreakers and Axl Rose and Izzy Stradlin from Guns N’ Roses.


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