"Rockin' Around With You"
By Tom Petty and Mike Campbell
Copyright 1976 Skyhill Pub. Co., Inc.
All rights reserved.


Why be lonely
Why be blue

You got me babe, I got you
And I can't stop thinkin' about
How I dig rockin' around with you

I was waiting
You came through
You know no one else will do
Yeah and I can't stop thinkin' about
How I dig rockin' around with you


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"Breakdown"

By Tom Petty
Copyright 1976 Skyhill Pub. Co., Inc.
All rights reserved.



It's all right if you love me
It's all right if you don't
I'm not afraid of you running away
Honey, I get the feeling you won't

There is no sense in pretending
Your eyes give you away
Something inside you is feeling like I do
We've said all there is to say

Baby breakdown
Go ahead and give it to me
Breakdown honey take me through the night
Breakdown now I'm standin' here can't you see
Breakdown it's all right
It's all right
It's all right Breakdown
Go ahead and give it to me
Breakdown honey take me through the night
Breakdown now I'm standin' here can't you see
Breakdown it's all right
It's all right
It's all right


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"Hometown Blues"
By Tom Petty
Copyright 1976 Skyhill Pub. Co., Inc.
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Baby can't wait, baby gotta go
Gotta do a number on a late night show
Do a little song, do a little dance
Gonna make the best of her big chance

It don't really matter if she don't or if she do
Just tryin' to make the best of the hometown blues

I gotta friend, gotta little girl
Says she's the best in the whole wide world
Said it's so good, said it's unreal
Might not last, but it's no big deal

It don't really matter if she don't or if she do
Just tryin' to make the best of the hometown blues

Baby, save me, save me
Save me with your sweet smile
Honey I really need you
To help me kill a little bit of time

All of the girls run with a crowd
They go wild when the lights go down
They gotta little money, live in a dream
Wanna be the queen of their little scene

It don't really matter if she don't or if she do
Just tryin' to make the best of the hometown blues


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"The Wild One Forever"
By Tom Petty
Copyright 1976 Skyhill Pub. Co., Inc.
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Well the moon sank as the wind blew
And the street lights slowly died
Yeah they call you the wild one
Said stay away from her
Said she couldn't love no one if she tried

But then somethin' I saw in your eyes
Told me right away
That you were gonna have to be mine
The strangest feeling came over me down inside
No matter what it takes
I'll never get over how good it felt
When you finally held me
I will never regret baby
Those few hours linger on in my head forever


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"Anything That's Rock 'n' Roll"
By Tom Petty
Copyright 1976 Skyhill Pub. Co., Inc.
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Some friends of mine and me stayed up all through the night
Rockin' pretty steady till the sky went light
And I didn't go to bed
Didn't go to work
I picked up the telephone
Told the boss he was a jerk

Your mama don't like it when you run around
With me
But we got to hip your mama
That you got to live free
Don't need her, don't need school
You don't like your daddy and you don't like rules

So, c'mon baby let's go
Don't you hear the rock 'n' roll playin' on the radio
Sounds so right
Girl you better grab hold
Everybody's got to know
Anything that's rock and roll's fine
Anything that's rock and roll's fine

Oh oo oh hold me little baby
I'm a little bit shakin'
I'm a little bit crazy
But I know what I want
I want it right now
While the 'lectric guitars are playin' way up loud

C'mon baby let's go
Don't you hear the rock 'n' roll playin' on the radio
Sounds so right
Girl you better grab hold
Everybody's got to know
Anything that's rock and roll's fine
Anything that's rock and roll's fine


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"Strangered In The Night"
By Tom Petty
Copyright 1976 Skyhill Pub. Co., Inc.
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Well it was dark at midnight
There was hardly any moon
And no one really saw much
No one was really sure
But something didn't seem right
Something was kinda queer
A roar turned into whispers
Everyone stood there

As the sound split the night
They ran hiding from the light
Like strangers in the night
Like strangers in the night

Well I didn't see no shotgun
I didn't see no knife
But I saw this crazy black guy
With the demon in his eye
And I heard him say "white man"
I've seen that silver cue
You don't remember me well
But I remember you

As the sound split the night
They ran hiding from the light
Like strangers in the night
Like strangers in the night

Well the knife just left his fingers
As the black guy took his aim
White guy's head exploded
The black guy howled in pain
Then everybody scattered
I heard some woman scream
God damn you old black bastard
You've blown away my dreams

As the sound split the night
They ran hiding from the light
Like strangers in the night
Like strangers in the night


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"Fooled Again (I Don't Like It)"
By Tom Petty
Copyright 1976 Skyhill Pub. Co., Inc.
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Strange voice on the telephone
Tellin' me I better leave you 'lone
Why don't somebody say what's goin' on
Uh oh I think I been through this before

Looks like I'm the fool again
Looks like I'm the fool again
I don't like it
I don't like it

You never said you had no number two
I need to know about it if you do
If two is one I might as well be three
It's good to see you think so much of me

Looks like I'm the fool again
Looks like I'm the fool again
I don't like it
I don't like it

You never said you had no number two
I need to know about it if you do
If two is one I might as well be three
It's good to see you think so much of me

Looks like I'm the fool again
Looks like I'm the fool again
I don't like it
I don't like it


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"Mystery Man"
By Tom Petty
Copyright 1976 Skyhill Pub. Co., Inc.
All rights reserved.


Don't hide from me baby
Shame on you
Incognito honey you're so crude
I don't mind
Take my hand
Baby I wanna be your mystery man

Yeah you got ruby lipstick
Rose petal rouge
And dime store jewelry
Cheap perfume
I don't mind, take my hand
Honey I wanna be your mystery man

You know I do, you know I do
Oh you know I do, you know I do
Yeah you know I do, you know I do
Baby you know I do, you know I do

Don't hide from me baby
Shame on you
Dime store jewelry honey you're so crude
I don't mind
Take my hand
Baby I wanna be your mystery man

You know I do, you know I do
Oh you know I do, you know I do
Yeah you know I do, you know I do
Baby you know I do, you know I do


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"Luna"
By Tom Petty
Copyright 1976 Skyhill Pub. Co., Inc.
All rights reserved.


White light cut a scar in the sky
Thin line of silver
The night was all clouded with dreams
Wind made me shiver
Black and yellow pools of light
Outside my window
Luna come to me tonight
I am a prisoner
Luna glide down from the moon

The clouds are all silver and black
Floating around me
Luna come into my eyes
Luna surround me
With black and yellow pools of light
Fall by my window
Luna come to me tonight
I am a prisoner
Luna glide down from the moon

The clouds are all silver and black
Floating around me
Luna come into my eyes
Luna surround me
With black and yellow pools of light
Fall by my window
Luna come to me tonight
I am a prisoner
Luna glide down from the moon


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"American Girl"
By Tom Petty
Copyright 1976 Skyhill Pub. Co., Inc.
All rights reserved.


Well she was an American girl
Raised on promises
She couldn't help thinkin'
That there was a little more to life somewhere else
After all it was a great big world
With lots of places to run to
And if she had to die tryin'
She had one little promise she was gonna keep

Oh yeah, all right
Take it easy, baby
Make it last all night
She was an American girl

Well it was kinda cold that night
She stood alone on her balcony
Yeah, she could hear the cars roll by
Out on 441 like waves crashin' on the beach
And for one desperate moment
There he crept back in her memory
God it's so painful when something that's so close
Is still so far out of reach

Oh yeah, all right
Take it easy, baby
Make it last all night
She was an American girl


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