- 10:22 am Friday, October 20th, 2017 by Joe Rock
- 1:09 pm Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 by hildiwmmo
Beloved rocker Tom Petty was laid to rest yesterday during a private funeral attended by his family and inner circle.
Petty was buried at the Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine in Pacific Palisades, California – the same location where his friend and Traveling Wilbury’s bandmate George Harrison, was memorialized.
Petty’s daughter, AnnaKim, has been sharing some lovely images on Instagram you can see below. The first 3 are from the funeral yesterday.
Our thoughts are with with his family, band, friends, and all the fans who adore and miss him…
- 4:21 pm Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 by hildiwmmo
Love the poetic way John Mellencamp paid tribute to Tom Petty on his Facebook page:
“Tom Petty was the Edward Hopper of American songwriters,” it begins. “He was a certain kind of bird that had no legs, so he could never land on this earth; he lived his whole life in the sky. And now he will spread his wings and sleep on the wind. His name is written in the stars. John Mellencamp.”
“It’s shocking, crushing news,” Bob Dylan said in a statement to Rolling Stone. “I thought the world of Tom. He was a great performer, full of the light, [More]
- 10:13 am Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 by Joe Rock
- 3:16 pm Monday, October 2nd, 2017 by hildiwmmo
TMZ is reporting that Tom Petty was found unconscious and not breathing at his Malibu home last night.
The website reports that paramedics were able to get a pulse and transported him to UCLA where was placed on life support, “according to sources”.
We will update as soon as more is known and confirmed.
- 4:27 pm Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 by hildiwmmo
- 5:38 pm Friday, April 21st, 2017 by hildiwmmo
For those of you hoping to see Tom Petty & Joe Walsh Saturday, May 6 in Tampa, we will have tickets the week leading up to the show!
The 40th Anniversary tour opened last night in Oklahoma City. Watch and listen to a show highlight below and take a look at the setlists from both:
“Ordinary Average Guy” [More]
- 3:23 pm Sunday, February 12th, 2017 by hildiwmmo
Ahhhh, wish I was there.
Stevie Nicks gushed about her friend, Tom Petty, before dueting with him on Stop Dragging My Heart Around, “He is as sweet as he is talented.”Foo Fighters and Gary Clark, Jr. covered Breakdown (clip below).
Kicking off Grammy weekend on Friday night, February 10, Stevie Nicks, the Foo Fighters, ELO and many more celebrated Tom Petty as the MusicCares Person of the Year.
If you’re unfamiliar with Musicares, it’s a well-respected organization that gives musicians who are struggling financially, real help with health care or other personal issues. They’ll be able to help many more now after a [More]
- 9:50 am Friday, December 9th, 2016 by Joe Rock