Damn the Torpedoes (album)

1979 studio album by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Damn the Torpedoes is the third studio album by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, released on October 19, 1979. This was the first of three Petty albums originally released by the Backstreet Records label, distributed by MCA Records. It built on the commercial success and critical acclaim of his two previous albums and reached No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart.[1] The album went on to become certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

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Damn the Torpedoes
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 19, 1979 (1979-10-19)
Recorded1978–79
Studio
Genre
Length36:38
LabelBackstreet
Producer
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers chronology
You're Gonna Get It!
(1978)
Damn the Torpedoes
(1979)
Hard Promises
(1981)
Singles from Damn the Torpedoes
  1. "Don't Do Me Like That"
    Released: November 5, 1979
  2. "Refugee"
    Released: January 11, 1980
  3. "Here Comes My Girl"
    Released: April 7, 1980
  4. "Even the Losers"
    Released: July 1980 (Australia only)
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In 2003, the album was ranked number 313 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "500 Greatest Albums of All Time",[2] and 231 in a 2020 revised list.[3]

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