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Modern Musicians Couldn’t Help But Swipe From Tom Petty Songs

It's next to impossible to turn on the radio or press play on a Spotify playlist without hearing a fragment of melody, line of lyrics,…
Andy Cush / October 3, 2017

Tom Petty Never Backed Down

Of the millions of kids who watched the Beatles perform on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964, thousands would attempt a career in music. Of…
Brad Shoup / October 3, 2017

Tom Petty’s 1989 Full Moon Fever Cover Story: Raised on Promises

Tom Petty drives a black Corvette Stingray. He could afford a much more expensive car, like a Ferrari, Rolls-Royce or Lamborghini, but as far as…
Michael Corcoran / October 3, 2017

Watch Coldplay and R.E.M.’s Peter Buck Cover Tom Petty’s “Free Fallin’”

Before beginning their performance in Portland, Oregon last night, Coldplay held a moment of silence fort the late Tom Petty. The band then invited R.E.M.'s Peter Buck…
Liz Cantrell / October 3, 2017

Bob Dylan, Ringo Starr, Ezra Koenig, Chuck D, and More Remember Tom Petty

Iconic singer and guitarist Tom Petty passed away last night following the decision to remove him from life support, after he went into cardiac arrest on Sunday.
Arielle Gordon / October 3, 2017

Watch Tom Petty Perform “American Girl” As the Final Song at His Last Concert

Tom Petty died last night at the age of 66. Just last week, he finished up an extensive tour celebrating the 40th Anniversary of his debut record with The…
Arielle Gordon / October 3, 2017

Tom Petty Dead at 66

UPDATE 12:12 am:  Petty has died, according to his manager. Full statement: — Tom Petty (@tompetty) October 3, 2017…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 2, 2017

Report: Tom Petty Taken Off Life Support After Hospitalization

Tom Petty was found unconscious, not breathing, and in full cardiac arrest Sunday night, and was subsequently hospitalized, TMZ is reporting. The iconic 66-year-old rock…
Andy Cush / October 2, 2017

Foo Fighters to Honor Tom Petty During Grammys Weekend

Foo Fighters have only had one live performance since November 2015, which punctuated a year that included Dave Grohl breaking his leg and calling off tour…
Brian Josephs / November 4, 2016

Songwriters Hall of Fame Welcomes Elvis Costello, Tom Petty, and Marvin Gaye

Elvis Costello, Tom Petty, and Marvin Gaye are among the 2016 inductees to the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards of Chic and Chip…
Anna Gaca / March 2, 2016

Tom Petty Releases Really Chill Statement About Sam Smith and ‘Stay With Me’

Tom Petty, who recently was awarded 12.5 percent of the credit for writing Sam Smith's "Stay With Me" because of how much it sounds like…
James Grebey / January 29, 2015

Tom Petty Awarded Songwriting Royalties for Sam Smith’s Hit ‘Stay With Me’

Ever since Sam Smith's 2014 single "Stay With Me" came out, people have pointed out that the chorus sounds an awful lot like Tom Petty's classic tune, "I…
James Grebey / January 26, 2015

Watch Foo Fighters Shred a Tiny British Club as the ‘Holy Shits’

Look's like the Foo is out of the bag: at last night's "Holy Shits" concert at Brighton's Concorde 2 theater in England, the Foo Fighters…
Brennan Carley / September 11, 2014

EDC Mogul Shades Tom Petty for Dismissing Dance Music

There comes a time in every DJ fan's life when they have to respond to allegations that the craft they admire is soulless, demands no…
Elissa Stolman / July 30, 2014

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Preserve Their Legacy on ‘Hypnotic Eye’

Tom Petty would like you to know he's been doing this shit forever and likely will after the seas consume coastal cities. "I've got a…
Alfred Soto / July 29, 2014
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