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Tom Petty Estate Issues Cease and Desist to Trump Campaign Over Use of “I Won’t Back Down” at Tulsa Rally

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The Estate of Tom Petty has issued a cease and desist order to Donald Trump’s Presidential re-election campaign due to the unauthorized usage of Petty’s song “I Won’t Back Down” on Saturday (June 20). The Trump Campaign used Petty’s song “I Won’t Back Down” at his rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma …

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Tom Petty Tribute Song “For Real—For Tom” Out Today On Dark Horse Records

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Acclaimed musicians Jakob Dylan, Dhani Harrison, Amos Lee, Lukas Nelson, Micah Nelson and Willie Nelson have joined forces to record “For Real—For Tom,” honoring the late Tom Petty. The moving tribute is a cover of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers’ song “For Real,” which was released in February as part of The Best Of Everything (Geffen Records/UMe), the first career-spanning collection …

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Tom Petty’s Life to be Celebrated in October by TOM PETTY AND ME Author as Fans Mark Rock Legend Anniversaries

As the rock world remembers Tom Petty with the October anniversaries of his death and birth, Jon Scott, the long-time friend and former record label radio promo man who saved the legendary rocker’s career “with a vengeance” en route to Hall of Fame status some 40 years ago is devoting the entire month to …

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Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers’ video for “For Real” premieres today- directed by Adria Petty

The video for “For Real,” the latest previously unreleased single to debut from Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, is premiering today. The loving video was directed by Tom’s daughter,Adria Petty, and features archival footage and photos as well as intimate, behind-the-scenes moments of Tom and the band. Throughout his storied career, Petty …

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Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers’ The Best of Everything out TODAY via Geffen/UMe

The Best Of Everything, the first career-spanning collection of Tom Petty’s hits—including songs from his solo projects, songs with The Heartbreakers, as well as essentials from the reformed Mudcrutch—is out today viaGeffen Records/UMe. As a supplement to last year’s critically lauded box set An American Treasure, The Best Of Everything was born from Petty’s long-term desire to release …

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Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers’ Unveil Unreleased Song “For Real”

“For Real,” another previously unreleased song from Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, is debuting today. Throughout his storied career, Petty did everything with authenticity—putting the music and his fans first. It is this sentiment that Petty sings about in the poignant and autobiographical song “For Real.” “For Real” is featured on Tom Petty and the …

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Tom Petty’s “Gainesville” Music Video is Out Now

The video for “Gainesville”—a previously unreleased song on the Tom Petty career-spanning box set An American Treasure—is premiering today. “Gainesville” was recorded in 1998 during Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers’ Echo sessions, and the video was directed by Brantley Gutierrez and produced by Michael W. Abbott with Subtractive Inc. Watch below: The 60-track set unveils …

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Tom Petty’s Autopsy Reveals Cause of Death was “Accidental Overdose”

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Tom Petty died unexpectedly back on October 2nd, 2017 from unknown causes that lead to Cardiac Arrest, before being removed from life support. Today (Jan 19th), Petty’s autopsy report was released and shows that the singer was on several pain medications including Fentanyl patches, oxycodone (Ocycontin), temazepam (Restoril), alprazolam (Xanax), …

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Legendary Rocker TOM PETTY Dead at 66; Found in Cardiac Arrest, Taken Off Life Support

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Tom Petty (A.K.A. Thomas Earl Petty) was rushed to the hospital Sunday night (Oct. 1st) after he was found unconscious, not breathing and in full cardiac arrest at his Malibu home, law enforcement sources told TMZ. Petty, became famous with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers in 1978, Petty was 66 years old. EMT’s rushed …

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