Published: Wed, October 04, 2017
Entertaiment | By Lawrence Myers

Tom Petty Is Still Clinging To Life — LAPD

Tom Petty Is Still Clinging To Life — LAPD

There have been conflicting reports throughout the night, with TMZ and CBS initially saying that Petty had died. The musician was rushed to UCLA Santa Monica Hospital after being found unconscious at his Malibu home following a heart attack. "He died peacefully at 8:40pm PT surrounded by family, his bandmates, and friends". Tom Petty, you were an exceptional talent.

It was on May 20,1977 that a then 26-year-old Petty, whose death was announced yesterday, starred at Sheffield City Hall.

She asks that people respect the privacy of herself, as well as other family members, while they await answers related to his condition.

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"I'm shocked and saddened by the news of Tom's passing, he's such a huge part of our musical history, there'll never be another like him", world-renowned rock musician Eric Clapton said in a statement. He was 66. Petty's death was confirmed by Tony Dimitriades, longtime manager of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, on behalf of the family.

Coldplay were one of the first to play tribute, playing their own rendition of the Petty hit "Freefalling" on stage with former REM star Peter Buck at their Portland gig in the US. With the band, he produced hits such as "Free Fallin", "American Girl", "Learning To Fly" and "Refugee".

The mood after the news was out recalled the name of the band fronted by Petty - The Heartbreakers.

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Petty was also a co-founder of the Traveling Wilburys group in the late 1980s, touring with Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison, Jeff Lynne and George Harrison.

"I got stoned had a beer the lights went dark, sat watching realizing I grew up on these songs".

To celebrate their 40th anniversary, Tom Petty and his band embarked on a huge North American tour and delivered some of their very best performances in front of their long-time supporters. I have a granddaughter now I'd like to see as much as I can. I wanted to hold up on posting something because there were a lot of reports he died, then didn't and was clinging on to his life.

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