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Petty Returns To XM Radio For Second Season

(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) —

Tom Petty has agreed to return for a second
season of his XM Satellite Radio show, "Tom Petty's Buried Treasure," which will kick off
on December 19 at 10AM ET on its deep album rock channel
Deep Tracks (XM Channel 40). As with season one, the hour-long weekly radio show will blend landmark songs, offbeat
cuts and live-in-concert classics recorded by legendary artists with Petty
providing informed and passionate commentary on what is his first love, the

"I love doing the show because I can turn people, especially younger people,
onto really great, timeless music," explained Petty. "I buy a lot of old
albums, I love the older stuff and I think that¹s where my heart is. I go
further and further back trying to find stuff I missed, or stuff I always
wanted to hear but never really got the chance to. That¹s a big part of what
'Buried Treasure' is."

Petty's free-form playlist for "Buried Treasure" includes cuts by artists
from Jimi Hendrix to Carl Perkins, the White Stripes to Little Richard,
Elmore James to the Beatles, Bob Dylan to Jerry Lee Lewis. New episodes of
"Tom Petty's Buried Treasure" premiere on XM's Deep Tracks Mondays at 10AM
ET with encore broadcasts airing Wednesdays at 8PM ET and Saturdays at 4AM

"Tom brings to 'Buried Treasure' the same deep passion for music that has
made him a musical legend," said Lee Abrams, chief creative officer, XM
Satellite Radio. "We are honored to be able to bring him and his musical
genius to our listeners in such a compelling way."

–Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen