Tom Petty Dead Aged 66
The singer, 66, was found unconscious in his home in Malibu, TMZ reported.
Petty recently wrapped his 40th anniversary tour with the Heartbreakers at the Hollywood Bowl.
This is unbearable. Vegas and now a great music hero has passed. You brought us so much joy, @tompetty. We will miss you. ❤️ #RIPTomPetty
— Sheryl Crow (@SherylCrow) October 2, 2017
Petty’s music career kicked off in 1976 with his band’s self-titled first album, which included the Top 40 hit “Breakdown.”
Over the following decades, the band turned out over a dozen studio albums and a steady string of hits that included “Don’t Do Me Like That,” “Refugee,” “Free Fallin’” and “American Girl.”