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12-04-2007, 12:01 PM
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20071202/music_nm/superbowl_petty_dc;_ylt=Ar1jVKeBZLx5b9L1Beb7HSpxFb 8C
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will play the coveted halftime slot at the Super Bowl in Arizona on February 3, organizers of the year's No. 1 television event said on Sunday.

also, tom petty sold out?

Petty's performance will mark a rare occasion where the veteran rocker is closely aligned with a corporate sponsor, in this case the North American arm of Japanese tire firm Bridgestone Corp, which has lent its name to the halftime event.
Petty, 57, is an outspoken opponent of sponsorship of rock concerts, and his last album with the Heartbreakers, 2002's "The Last DJ," was a pointed assault on corporate greed. His spokeswoman did not respond to a request for comment.

$5 says he does free falling.