Tom Petty

Tom Petty



Thomas Earl Petty (October 20, 1950 – October 2, 2017) was an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor. He was the lead singer of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, formed in 1976. He previously led the band Mudcrutch. He was also a co-founder of the late 1980s supergroup the Traveling Wilburys.

Petty recorded a number of hit singles with the Heartbreakers and as a solo artist. In his career, he sold more than 80 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time.[1] He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002.



Traveling Wilburys
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Full Moon Fever
Full Moon Fever is the debut solo studio album by Tom Petty, released on April 24, 1989, by MCA Records.
The Postman
The Postman is a 1997 American epic post-apocalyptic adventure film.

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Bonnaroo Announces Tom Petty SuperJam Tribute With Sheryl Crow, Dave Shaw, Vanessa Carlton, & More
  –  April 10, 2018
In the beginning of 2018, Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival announced ... In 2018, the SuperJam will act as a tribute to Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, with My Morning Jacket drummer Patrick Hallahan and VHS Or Beta singer and guitarist Craig ...
Tom Petty's niece, singer KEMME talks about her new single 'Poof'
  –  March 30, 2018
She is the niece of the late Tom Petty. On her single ... I'll be finalizing the music video short that'll accompany it. And beyond that, my plans are just to keep creating and collaborating." For aspiring singer-songwriters, she encouraged them to ...
Latest Tom Petty News
  –  March 5, 2018
Bob Dylan has paid tribute to his former bandmate Tom Petty, praising him as a ''great performer''. The 76-year-old singer and his late friend - who passed away on Monday (02.10.17) aged 66 after having... Feeder's Grant Nicholas doesn't listen to music ...
Singer Tom Petty died from accidental drug overdose, his family reveal
  –  January 20, 2018
The Free Fallin' singer, 66, suffered a fatal cardiac arrest ... "We continue to mourn with you and marvel at Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' incredible positive impact on music and the world. And we thank you all for your love and support over the ...
Caravan: Tom Petty - An Appreciation
  –  April 2, 2018
Paul Ingles produced several specials honoring the beloved musician. Then we'll hear Room ... review of the special qualities that made the late Tom Petty such an important figure in rock 'n' roll. Music from throughout Tom's 40 year career is featured.
Learning to Fly, a tribute to Tom Petty in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of NH
  –  March 28, 2018
On Saturday April 7th, the historic Music Hall in downtown ... featuring the music of Tom Petty in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of New Hampshire. The event features three local bands all performing hits by the late musician.


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