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Tom Petty performing at Nissan Pavilion in Bristow, VA - June 10, 2006. Photo taken by Marion S.

Full Name: Thomas Earl Petty
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Known For: Had a major hit with - "I Wont Back Down"
Instruments: Guitar, Voice
Music Styles: Rock
Location: United States of America
Web Site: http://www.tompetty.com
Date Born: 20th October 1950
Location Born: Gainsville, Florida, United States of America
Date Died: 2nd October 2017
Cause Of Death: Cardiac Arrest
Memorial: An American musician, singer, songwriter, multi instrumentalist and record producer. Tom Petty sadly died of cardiac arrest on October 2, 2017. He was best known as the lead singer of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, but was also known as a member and co-founder of the late 1980s supergroup the Traveling Wilburys.
Summary: One of his first guitar teachers was Don Felder, a fellow Gainesville resident, who would later join The Eagles.
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