Throwback Thursday: Remembering Rockstar Tom Petty

Monday the unfortunate news broke of Tom Petty's passing. 

Petty is regarded as one of the best-selling musicians of all time and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. 

 

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Tom Petty was the lead singer of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. 

The band is recognized as one of the leaders of the heartland rock movement. 

Throwback Thursday: Remembering Tom Petty

Traveling Wilburys

Tom was also a part of George Harrison's band the Traveling Wilburys. The supergroup including Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jeffe Lynn, and Roy Orbison hold a Grammy for Best Rock Group for their album Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1.

Throwback Thursday: Remembering Tom Petty

Full Moon Fever and Beyond

Throwback Thursday: Remembering Tom Petty

Tom released what was technically his debut solo album, Full Moon Fever, in 1989 featuring favorites like "Free Fallin'", "I Won't Back Down", and "Runnin Down a Dream". He released two more solo albums Wildflowers and Highway Companion along with many other projects with Traveling Wilburys and the Heartbreakers. 

Tom Petty had a fruitful career and will forever be well loved by many. He will be dearly missed. A true rock icon