"Shadow of a Doubt" (1980)
Damn the Torpedoes changed everything for Petty: he'd previously been bankrupt and embroiled in legal issues with his record label MCA, but the 1979 triple-platinum album, which reached Number Two on the charts, spawned hit singles in "Don't Do Me Like That" and "Refugee." It also made Petty a global sensation. The subsequent tour behind the album lasted until the following summer, and included a stop on the short-lived Fridays TV show in Los Angeles. There, the band played one of the album's best deep cuts, "Shadow of a Doubt (A Complex Kid)." With the exception of the 1986 Bridge School Benefit, in the ensuing years Petty took more than two decades off from performing the song again until he re-introduced it into his set when touring in support of 2002's The Last DJ.