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Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – Runnin' Down A Dream lyrics

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    This song is about living your life as an artist, specifically a musician. The road is the journey through a life of creativity. The changing weather represents the successes and failures and the hard work.
    There are references to Del Shannon's "My Little Runaway" throughout the song, and Tom Petty seems to be saying that he wants to follow the same path that Del Shannon did. This song really speaks to me because I am just starting the same journey.
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