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Tom Petty new single ‘Keep a Little Soul’ released ahead of highly anticipated box set

Tom Petty’s first posthumous single has arrived.

“Keep A Little Soul,” a previously unreleased recording from 1982, marks the first release of Petty’s music since the artist’s death in October 2017 at age 66.

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The single will be part of “An American Treasure,” a highly anticipated box set containing dozens of Petty’s unreleased recordings, deep tracks, alternate versions of classic songs and live performances.

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“An American Treasure will be released Sept. 28.

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According to the artist’s website, Tom Petty’s daughter, Adria Petty, and wife, Dana Petty, are leading the project, along with Petty’s bandmates of 45 years -- Heartbreakers Mike Campbell and Benmont Tench, along with studio collaborator Ryan Ulyate.

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