10/20/1950 in Gainseville, Florida, USADied:
66Cause of death:
accidental drug overdose Full name:
Thomas Earl PettyNoted For:
rock musician; hits include "Don't Do Me Like That" (1979), "Don't Come Around Here No More" (1985), "Free Fallin" (1989), and "You Don't Know How It Feels" (1994). Leader of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (1976-1988, 1991-2017) and member of the Traveling Wilburys (1988-91). Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (2002). Actor, "King of the Hill" (Lucky, 2004-09).
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