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Mudcrutch On World Cafe

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Mudcrutch. (Courtesy of the artist)

In 1970, five guys — Tom Petty, Tom Leadon, Randall Marsh, Mike Campbell and Benmont Tench — formed a band, moved from Florida to Hollywood, made a single and broke up. If it hadn't been for Petty holding onto Campbell and Tench as part of The Heartbreakers, that original band, Mudcrutch, might have never come back together — but in 2007, they did just that to make a new record. Nine years later, Mudcrutch is back with another new album, Mudcrutch 2, which the band performs live in this session.

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