Jackie Butler
Simon Vozick-Levinson
November 28, 2009 AT 05:00 AM EST

The Live Anthology

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
genre
Rock

We gave it an A-

The performances on this career-spanning four-disc compilation define the term ”ageless”: Listening to these concert recordings, which date from four decades, you may have trouble figuring out which are old and which are new without consulting the liner notes. That’s how tight Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ onstage rapport has remained over the years (despite several lineup shuffles). With all the hits plus an enjoyable assortment of rarities and covers, The Live Anthology is a comprehensive portrait of a perpetually professional live act. A-

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