Learning To Fly
Tom Petty
Well I started out down a dirty road
Started out all alone
And the sun went down as I crossed the hill
And the town lit up, the world got still

I'm learning to fly, but I ain't got wings
Coming down is the hardest thing
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 28 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1991
  • peaked at No. 46 on the UK Singles chart in 1991
  • from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' eighth studio album, Into the Great Wide Open (1991)
  • on the record:
         Tom Petty - acoustic guitar, vocals
         Mike Campbell - acoustic guitar, lead guitar, slide guitar
         Howie Epstein - backing vocals
         Stan Lynch - drums, percussion
         Jeff Lynne - guitar, synthesizer, electric piano, bass, backing vocals
  • written by Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne
  • produced by Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne
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