"End of the Line" (1989)
When rock legends Bob Dylan, George Harrison and Roy Orbison teamed up with Tom Petty and ELO leader Jeff Lynne for the fun-loving Traveling Wilburys project, Petty was the little brother in the fictional family they created to give the side project its own mythology. And he loved every minute of it. "It was all great," he said later, adding, "You're in the best band you've seen, with all your heroes who are also your friends. It's still hard to conceive, just a fabulous thing." The wistful "End of the Line," a feel-good salute to taking stock of one's life, captured the easy camaraderie between the band members, and while the video is hardly groundbreaking, it magnifies the warmth and brotherhood that made the Wilburys such an unlikely, deeply rewarding endeavor. Petty gets the song's signature line – "I'm just glad to be here / happy to be alive" – and the empty rocking chair in honor of Orbison, who died before the video, is a poignant reminder to appreciate what you have while it's here. With Petty's death, only two of the Wilburys remain.