"Here Comes My Girl" as written by Tom Petty and Michael W. Campbell....
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    General CommentProbably my favorite song of all time. A really underrated IMO song from Tom. The sound is kind of bluesy but still rock. The meaning is pretty clear. It's facing the hardships of the world and then coming home to the one you love and realizing that none of it matters and being with this person makes it all worth it.
    JamiesCryingon October 29, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis song always makes me smile and think of my daughter! :)
    moeheadon July 27, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSo true. So true.
    Petty a great American poet.
    Soloon November 01, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is true
    ffour4on December 26, 2004   Link
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    General Commentjamiescrying hit it right on the head.....when your troubles at are their worst, just thinking about your girl can make everything else just fade away
    shed27on February 20, 2005   Link
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    General CommentDoes it seem to anyone else that a lot of Petty's music from the 70s/80s is about his wife. Especially this song. It's sad because it seems like he really loved her. Now he has to sing all these songs that seem to be about her all the time.
    bono_212on June 13, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love this song so much. I saw Tom in concert and he sang this. It was amazing
    Melissalev420on March 09, 2006   Link
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    General CommentMoehead, that is a GREAT way to look at it. I'm not a parent so I've never actually thought of that aspect of the song but it's very sweet to think of it that way.

    This is one of my favorite Petty songs. I love it so much. It has a great meaning, anyway you look at it.
    shaynalicia1on September 08, 2008   Link
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    General CommentOne of his greatest songs. Sometimes all you need is your girl, and fuck everyone else because you know she's there for you. I dig how he says watch her walk during the solo. I can almost envision her walking! lol
    convinceon December 17, 2008   Link
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    General Comment"and then she looks me in the ah-ah-eyes"
    my favorite part of the song :)
    tom petty is so adorable, i love him. hehe
    jasssson March 26, 2010   Link

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