The legendary rock singer and songwriter has died at the age of 66 after going into cardiac arrest.
“On behalf of the Tom Petty family, we are devastated to announce the untimely death of our father, husband, brother, leader and friend, Tom Petty,” reads a Twitter post by longtime manager Tony Dimitriades. “He suffered cardiac arrest at his home in Malibu in the early hours of this morning and was taken to UCLA Medical Center but could not be revived. He died peacefully at 8:40 p.m. PST surrounded by his family, his bandmates, and friends.”
The musician sold more than eight million records across a career spanning more than 40 years.
Here are the top 5 songs from the famous rock legend.
1. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – “American Girl”
2. Tom Petty – “Free Fallin'”
3. Tom Petty – “Learning To Fly”
4. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – “Refugee”
5. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – “Mary Jane’s Last Dance”