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"American Girl" is the second single from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' self-titled debut album. The single did not chart in the U.S., but in the UK it peaked at #40 the week ending August 27, 1977.

Due to lyrics mentioning cars rolling by "out on 441" and a desperate girl on a balcony, the song was rumored to have been written about a girl who committed suicide by jumping from the Beaty Towers dormitory at the University of… read more

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  • download American Girl.mp3 http://musicnoow.com/v/33mec03xeow/tom-petty-the-heartbreakers-american-girl
  • It takes a few miles on the heart and soul to realize the weight of what came before.
  • It took me a long time but I finally get the fuss over Tom Petty! Something special about this music.
  • Yes, this song comes from their first album, I think, in 1977 or something like that. Can't get over how much energy and charm it has. Pure rock and roll.
  • Silence of the Lambs
  • Funny how it's tagged 80s but it was actually released in the 70s.
  • Shoutout to the one and only
  • take it easy baby!
  • And she was....

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