Tom Petty Death Facts: Age, Cause of Death, Birthday, Date of Death Tragedy!

Tom Petty died at age 66, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding Rock Singer Tom Petty's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Frontman of rock group Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, known for hit tracks like “Free Fallin'” and “Last Dance With Mary Jane.”

He married Jane Benyo in 1974; after their divorce in 1996, he remarried Dana York in 2001. He had two daughters named Adria and Kimberly. 

How did Tom Petty die?

Tom Petty's death was caused by Accidental Drug Overdose.

Information about the death of Tom Petty
Cause of deathAccidental Drug Overdose
Age of death66 years
ProfessionRock Singer
BirthdayOctober 20, 1950
Death dateOctober 2, 2017
Place of deathUCLA Santa Monica Medical Center, Santa Monica, California, United States
Place of burialSelf Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine (Reservation required), Los Angeles, California, United States

Quotes

I feel sorry for kids these days. They get so much homework. Remember the days when we put a belt around our two books and carried them home? Now they’re dragging a suitcase. They have school all day, then homework from six until eleven. There’s no time left to be creative.

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I’ve never had any idea that what I like would resonate with the audience, and I’m pleasantly surprised when it does.

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The energy of the crowd is insane. Twenty thousand people. It’s the biggest jolt of adrenaline. It’s very hard to explain. You know the old story about the woman lifting the car off her kid? It’s in that realm. You can actually hurt yourself and not know it.

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It’s kind of a lonely work, because you just have to keep your pole in the water. I always had a little routine of going into whatever room I was using at the time to write in and just staying in there till I felt like I got a bite.

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TV does not care about you or what happens to you. It’s downright bad for your health now, and that’s not a far-out concept. I think watching the TV news is bad for you. It is bad for your physical health and your mental health.

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