Ex-Tom Petty drummer Stan Lynch featured on new song by 1960s garage band The Limits

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Garage Masters/Cleopatra Records

Former Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers drummer Stan Lynch makes a rare guest appearance on a new single titled “I Won’t Tell,” by the Pennsylvania-based 1960s garage-rock band The Limits.

The song, which is available now as a digital single and via streaming services, was written by Limits frontman Rick Levy, who also manages The Box Tops and has been a member of that group since 2015.

“[I]nterviewers, fans, and some radio folk really heard something great in ‘I Won’t Tell,'” Levy says of his new song, “so we decided to drop it as a single to test the waters…and The Limits’ popularity.”

The Limits never achieved any commercial success, although they were praised by late Box Tops frontman Alex Chilton as “the quintessential American Garage Band.”

Levy’s credits also include stints as band leader for Herman’s Hermits Featuring Peter Noone and Tommy Roe.

Lynch was a co-founding member of The Heartbreakers and played with Petty’s group for 18 years. He also has been an in-demand session musician, producer and songwriter who has worked with artists including The Eagles, Jackson Browne, Don Henley, Toto, John Mellencamp and many others.

By Matt Friedlander
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