Known For Acting
Known Credits 31
Day of Death 2018-05-01 (67 years old)
Place of Birth Gainesville, Florida, USA
Also Known As
- Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
- Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
- Traveling Wilburys
- Charlie T. Jnr.
- Muddy Wilbury
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Thomas Earl "Tom" Petty (born October 20, 1950) is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He is the frontman of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and a founding member of the late 1980s supergroup Traveling Wilburys and Mudcrutch. He has also performed under the pseudonyms of Charlie T. Wilbury, Jr. and Muddy Wilbury.
He has recorded a number of hit singles with the Heartbreakers and as a solo artist, many of which remain heavily played on adult contemporary and classic rock radio. His music, notably his hits, has become popular among younger generations as he continues to host sold-out shows. Throughout his career, Petty and his collaborators have sold 60 million albums.
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