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The original lyrics say, "So let me get to the point. Let's ROLL another joint." MTV, wanting to avoid controversy, asked Petty to change the lyrics for the video. He changed them, oddly enough to "Let's HIT another joint." (thanks, Matthew - New York, NY)
This won a Grammy in 1995 for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance. (thanks, scott - Bismarck, ND)
Martyn Ware of Heaven 17
Martyn talks about producing Tina Turner, some Heaven 17 hits, and his work with the British Electric Foundation.
When Judd Apatow needed under-appreciated rockers for his Knocked Up
sequel, he immediately thought of Parker, who just happened to be getting his band The Rumour back together.
Reverend Horton Heat
The Reverend rants on psychobilly and the egghead academics he bashes in one of his more popular songs.