Tom Petty Has Died At 66
Rock musician Tom Petty has died after suffering from cardiac arrest.
Rock musician Tom Petty has died after suffering from cardiac arrest. He was 66.
Petty was born in Gainesville, Florida, in 1950, and formed his signature band, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, there in the 1970s. The band would go on to release hit singles like "American Girl," "Refugee" and "Mary Jane's Last Dance."
The band's latest album, "Hypnotic Eye," was released in 2014, and the group was still touring in 2017.
In 1988, Petty joined The Traveling Wilburys, a supergroup that also counted George Harrison, Bob Dylan and Roy Orbison among its members.
Petty is survived by his wife, Dana York, and two daughters from a previous marriage.
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