"Free Fallin'" is one of Petty's most famous tracks as well as his longest-charting.  It peaked at #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in January 1990. Petty and The Heartbreakers performed the song at the MTV Video Music Awards in 1989, with Axl Rose and Izzy Stradlin, and at the February 2008 Super Bowl XLII Halftime Show. The song is ranked #179 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. It was featured in the film Jerry Maguire (1996) and The Sopranos episode 2. 13, "Funhouse" (2000). Lou Reed selected the song as one of his "picks of 1989". The song was #2 on the Spotify Global Viral 50 following the death of Petty.