Tom Petty dies at 66

Tom Petty dies at 66

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Hi was born in Gainesville, Florida and came hooked on rock and roll when — at the age of 11 — he met Elvis Presley on a movie set.

( Source CNN)Rocker Tom Petty died Monday after being rushed to a Los Angeles hospital, according to Tony Dimitriades, longtime manager of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. Dimitriades confirmed Petty’s death on behalf of the performer’s family.

 the rock musician whose hits included American Girl and I Won’t Back Down, has died in California aged 66 after suffering cardiac arrest.

 “He died peacefully at 8.40pm surrounded by family, his bandmates and friends.”

In 1977 the new outfit gained success with the song Breakdown, but it was their second album You’re Gonna Get It! that became a Top 40 hit.

 

 

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