Tom Petty's lyrics spoke for underdogs

Tom Petty, a staple of rock radio through decades with his band the Heartbreakers, has died at 66. Mr. Petty wrote pithy, hardheaded songs that gave 1960s roots a contemporary polish.
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Tom Petty, a staple of rock radio through decades with his band the Heartbreakers, has died at 66. Mr. Petty wrote pithy, hardheaded songs that gave 1960s roots a contemporary polish.

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Tom Petty wrote timeless songs of our tribulations, our aspirations, our humaneness

October 03, 2017 07:44 AM