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Tom Petty

Birthdate: 20. October 1950
Date of death: 2. October 2017

Thomas Earl Petty was an American musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. Petty served as the lead singer of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. He was also a member and co-founder of the late 1980s supergroup the Traveling Wilburys, and his early band Mudcrutch.

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. In 2002, Petty was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He died, aged 66, of cardiac arrest on October 2, 2017.

Quotes Tom Petty

„Well I won't back down,
No I won't back down.
You could stand me up at the gates of hell,
But I won't back down.“

—  Tom Petty, Conversations with Tom Petty

I Won't Back Down, written with Jeff Lynne
Lyrics, Full Moon Fever (1989)
Source: Conversations with Tom Petty

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„Take back your insurance,
Baby nothin's guaranteed.“

—  Tom Petty

Jammin' Me, written with Bob Dylan and Mike Campbell
Lyrics, Let Me Up (I've Had Enough) (1987)

„Think of me what you will,
I've got a little space to fill.“

—  Tom Petty

You Don't Know How it Feels
Lyrics, Wildflowers (1994)

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