Sunday, February 6, 2011

Super Bowl Flashback: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers (2008)

Super Bowl 45 is set for tonight at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

The Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Green Bay Packers for NFL Football’s crown.

The Black Eyed Peas are scheduled to perform the Halftime Show, possibly to be joined by rumored guests Usher and Slash.

hennemusic gets you warmed up for the big game with a series of flashbacks to rock n' roll Super Bowl Halftimes of the past.

Here’s today’s starting lineup:

12:30 PM – U2 (2002)
1:30 PM – Paul McCartney (2005)
2:30 PM – The Rolling Stones (2006)
3:30 PM – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (2008)
4:30 PM – Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band (2009)
5:30 PM – The Who (2010)

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers did the Halftime Show honors in 2008, playing on a stage in the shape of the band’s logo – a mixture of hearts and guitars.

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Super Bowl 42 – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
University of Phoenix Stadium - Glendale, AZ – February 3, 2008

See also:

Super Bowl Flashback: U2 (2002)
Super Bowl Flashback: Paul McCartney (2005)
Super Bowl Flashback: The Rolling Stones (2006)
Super Bowl Flashback: Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band (2009)
Super Bowl Flashback: The Who (2010)