Tom Petty

Tom Petty Brief Biography

Tom Petty
Thomas Earl "Tom" Petty (born October 20, 1950) is an American musician, singer and songwriter. He is the frontman of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and was a founding member of the late 1980s supergroup the 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, and notably his hits, have 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. In 2002, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Tom Petty News

• The Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 20, the 294th day of 2016
• Tom Petty named 2017 MusiCares Person of the Year
• Elvis Costello, Marvin Gaye, Tom Petty named Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees
• 'The Voice' artists India Carney and Meghan Linsey take big risks in Top 6 performance show

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