In November of 1979, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers released their single, Don’t Do Me Like That. From their Lp, Damn The Torpedoes, it reached the #10 spot in the U.S., and #3 in Canada. Initially, Petty had thought that the song would be good for The J. Geils Band. Producer Jimmy Iovine and several members of Petty’s band encouraged him to keep it for Damn.
Released as a single in October of 1982, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers’, You Got Lucky. From their Long After Dark Lp, accompanied by a Mad Max-styled music video. The video was an instant MTV hit, pushing the track into the U.S. Top 20.
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers‘ You Got Lucky was released as a single on October 22nd, 1982, from their Lp, Long After Dark.