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Tom Petty, Legendary American rock star dies at 66

Tom Petty, Legendary American rock star dies at 66
Written by Pallavi Parmar

Tom Petty, the legendary American musician has died at age 66 after suffering from cardiac arrest. He was a legendary singer, songwriter, song producer and multi-instrumentalist. Tom suffered cardiac arrest at his home on Monday morning. As per the reports, Petty was taken to UCLA Medical Centre but any effort to revive him went in vain. Later his long-time manager Tony Dimitriades gave the official statement that he was suffered from cardiac arrest at home in Malibu. And on behalf of his family Tony announced the untimely death of Tom Petty, he said, “We are devastated to announce the untimely death of our father, husband, brother, leader and friend Tom Petty.”

Tom Petty was the veteran rock star whose full name was Thomas Earl Petty and was born on 20th October 1950. He was the best known as the lead singer of Tom Petty and Heartbreakers. He had reported a number of hit singles with Heartbreakers also as a solo artist.

Tom Petty’s music classified as rock and roll, stoner rock and heartland rock. The legendary rock star Tom Petty tweeted a few days ago where he thanked his fans for their support over the past 40 years. He was best known for his successful hits like Don’t come around here no more, American girl, Learning To Fly and Free Fallin’.

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Pallavi Parmar

Journalism is my profession, Blogging and Writing are my passion, Travelling is my love, Food is my life and Feminist by nature.