Petty formed The Heartbreakers in the mid 1970s, but it wasn't until the band's third album Damn the Torpedoes in 1979 that their music really took off, with hits such as Refugee and Don't Do Me Like That. At the time, Tom was placed on life support at UCLA Santa Monica Hospital.
The singer suffered from a heart attack and passed away on Monday afternoon. I thought the world of Tom.
Earlier, there was a confusion over the rockstar's death, when after a news network announced it, Tom's daughter put up a post on her Instagram account, denying the reports, terming them false and quashing all rumours.
In 2017 The Heartbreakers embarked on a special tour to mark their 40th anniversary, a tour which Petty previously said would be the last one.
Petty once said, "I'd like to see us break some new ground and leave some sort of mark on the music". 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.
The "I Came To Dance" tour visited venues across the United Kingdom in the early months of 1977 and helped introduce British audiences to the band for the very first time.
After recently playing a show at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, a tweet on Petty's official account read: "Thanks to everyone for supporting us for the last 40 years!"
The former "King of good times" fled to London in March 2016 after he was accused of defaulting on payment of multiple loans. Indian drinks tycoon Vijay Mallya , who is charged with committing fraud in India, has been re-arrested in London .
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