80s Song of the Day: Refugee by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Refugee by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers was released on January 11, 1980, with It’s Rainin’ Again as the B side. It was the second single from the band’s third album Damn the Torpedoes. Continue reading

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80s Song of the Day: You Got Lucky by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

You Got Lucky by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers was released October 22, 1982, with Between Two Worlds as the B side. It was the first single from the band’s fifth album Long After Dark.

The song, propelled by the success of its Mad Max-esque post-apocalyptic music video, reached No. 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 1 on the Billboard Top Tracks charts.