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In April 2017, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will begin a three-month tour of the U.S. in celebration of their 40th anniversary. However, Petty believes that it could usher in a period where the band slows down.

“I’m thinking it may be the last trip around the country,” Petty told Rolling Stone. “It’s very likely we’ll keep playing, but will we take on 50 shows in one tour? I don’t think so. I’d be lying if I didn’t say I was thinking this might be the last big one. We’re all on the backside of our 60s. I have a granddaughter now I’d like to see as much as I can. I don’t want to spend my life on the road. This tour will take me away for four months. With a little kid, that’s a lot of time.”

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