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Bob Dylan Gave Tom Petty a Musician's Greatest Honor

In 1986, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers worked as Bob Dylan’s backing band for his True Confessions tour. Two years later, the icons would collaborate again, when they joined forces alongside George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, and Roy Orbison in the supergroup the Traveling Wilburys. “I learned so much from Bob Dylan,” Tom Pet… Entertainment – Esquire

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Tom Petty Laid to Rest in Private Funeral, Daughter AnnaKim Shares Photos From the Service

Tom Petty‘s family paid their respects to the rocker in an intimate service on Monday. Petty’s daughter, AnnaKim Violette Petty, posted several photos from the funeral, which appeared to be held at the Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine — a temple, shrine and meditation garden — in Pacific Palisades, California. This is also where Beatles band member George Harrison’s funeral took place in 2001.

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Stevie Nicks Tells the Touching Story of the Last Time She Saw Tom Petty

In 1981, three years after they first met, Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty first performed together on “Insider” off the Heartbreakers’ album Hard Promises. And throughout both of their illustrious careers, the two would team up for some of the most iconic rock duets including “I Will Run to You” and “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around,” which they played for ...

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Stevie Nicks on the Last Time She Saw Tom Petty

“They were always taking a step up,” Fleetwood Mac singer Stevie Nicks said of her close friend Tom Petty, his loyal band the Heartbreakers and their constant, determined ascent in ambition and popularity over four rock & roll decades. Nicks was speaking to me a week after Petty’s death for Rolling Stone‘s feature tribute to the Heartbreakers’ founding leader. The ...

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Listen to Exclusive Tom Petty Interviews

The latest episode of our Rolling Stone Music Now podcast pays tribute to the life and music of Tom Petty, who died October 2nd. It features unheard interview audio with the artist himself, plus a clip of Heartbreakers guitarist Mike Campbell and a live interview with Petty biographer Warren Zanes. Listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify or ...

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