Just days before his death, rocker Tom Petty told a reporter he had no plans to retire because work "keeps me young". "We often say how lucky we were to know someone when they pass. Man, was I lucky, and moreso we were lucky that Tom Petty passed our way and left us a soundtrack more significant every day". It was also the band's first gold album.
A statement on the singer's Twitter page described Petty's passing as an "untimely death". He was a writer and craftsman who added scores of songs to rock's lexicon.
Below, you can check out a few performances from that fateful night, including "Free Fallin'" and the night's actual final songs, the mega-kickass "You Wreck Me" and "American Girl". The news dealt a blow across the world, and if you were listening to radio in the immediate aftermath of his demise, you surely heard a Petty song or two played in tribute. Because it was always the impurity of Petty's music that made it feel so sublime.
Petty's 2014 album Hypnotic Eye, which would prove to be his last release, earned the Heartbreakers their first No. 1.
Tom Petty performs April 25, 2017, during Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' 40th Anniversary Tour. "Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are America's band".
"It's a amusing disease because it takes you a long time to really come to terms with the fact that you're sick - medically sick, you're not just suddenly going out of your mind", he said at the time. From our opening act in the seventies to becoming a brilliant songwriter and performer I have loved his music. But as I argue over at the Register, we need to pay attention to what Swift is saying. Why?
"But I take care of myself on the road". Petty's music had the narrative qualities of a great Dylan song, the pop sensibility of Jeff Lynne's ELO, the coolness of a Roy Orbison hit and the hook of great George Harrison Beatles songs. "This would be an appropriate way to celebrate and memorialize the influential, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame musician".
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