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Hard Promises

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Hard Promises

MCA Records
088 112 400-2


1. The Waiting
(Tom Petty)

2. A Woman In Love (It's Not Me)
(Tome Petty & Mike Campbell)

3. Nightwatchman
(Tom Petty & Mike Campbell)

4. Something Big
(Tom Petty)

5. Kings Road
(Tom Petty)

6. Letting You Go
(Tom Petty)

7. A Thing About You
(Tom Petty)

8. Insider
(Tom Petty)

9. The Criminal Kind
(Tom Petty)

10. You Can Still Change Your Mind
(Tom Petty & Mike Campbell)


Produced by Tom Petty & Jimmy Iovine
Engineered by Shelly Yakus
Assistant Engineers: Brad Gilderman, Tori Swenson

Ron Blair: Bass Guitar
Stan Lynch: Drums and Vocals
Tom Petty: Vocals, 12 and 6-string electric and acoustic guitars, bass and electric piano on "Something Big"

Mike Campbell: 6 and 12-string electric guitars, auto-harp, accordion, harmonium and bass guitar

Benmont Tench: Organ, piano and vocals

Phil Jones - Percussion on all tracks
Duck Dunn - Bass on "A Woman In Love"
Stevie Nicks - Harmony on "Insider"
Sharon Ceylani & Stevie Nicks - Backing Vocals on "You Can Still Change Your Mind"

and Special Thanks to A. Bugs Weidel for his "wild dog" piano on "Nightwatchman"

Stevie Nicks appears courtesy of Modern Records

Recorded at Sound City, Van Nuys and Cherokee Studios, Hollywood, CA

Some additional recording done at Goodnight, LA

Mastered by Greg Calbi at Sterling, NYC

Remastered from the original tapes by Joe Gastwirt at OceanView Digital Mastering, Los Angeles, CA

Our heartfelt thanks to Shelly Yakus, Brad Gilderman, Alan Weidel, George Tutko, Danny Bramson and yes, even Jimmy Iovine for dedication far beyond the call of duty - also Mary Klauzer and as always, Jon Scott.

Front Cover Photo: Joel Bernstein
Hand Coloring: Bennett Hall
Back Cover Photography: Dennis Callahan except T.P. by Henry Diltz
Booklet Group Photo, Booklet Spread Photo, and Inside Tray: Joel Bernstein
Photo Collage (Booklet Back): Joel Bernstein, Dennis Callahan, Henry Diltz, Benmont Tench and Lynn Goldsmith
Original LP Art Direction and Design: Tommy Steele
CD Repackaging: Christine Cano

Management: Elliot Roberts/Tony Dimitriades/Lookout Management

Thanks to Norm's Rare Guitars for the California Classic


All songs (C) 1981 Gone Gator Music (ASCAP) except "A Woman In Love", "Nightwatchman" and "You Can Still Change Your Mind" - (C) 1981 Gone Gator Music (ASCAP) / Wild Gator Music (ASCAP)

All Lyrics Used By Permission. Unauthorized Duplication Is Prohibited.
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