Fun Fact Friday - Blog - Q93
January 24, 2020 | by: jolene

Fun Fact Friday

What rock artist fought his record company for lower record prices in 1982-83?

Tom Petty

In the late 70s, early 80s Tom Petty proved he wouldn’t back down when going head-to-head with MCA (the giant who owned the label that held his contract) over terms of use and retail prices. Petty managed to bring MCA to heel TWICE by refusing to release his albums, one time that put him into more the $500,000 USD in the hole.

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