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(Chicago Sun-Times) NewsFlash Tom Petty's Heart Breaks   ( chicago.suntimes.com) divider line
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2017-10-02 04:00:37 PM  
"I'm not afraid, anymore
It's only a broken heart"

/he belongs among the Wildflowers
//goddamnit so much, I can't even....
 
2017-10-02 04:00:40 PM  
And yet that farking biatch Tomi Lahren is still living.
 
2017-10-02 04:01:07 PM  
He got a room at the top of the world tonight and he ain't coming down.
 
2017-10-02 04:01:10 PM  
Loved this video...for obvious reasons:

Tom Petty - Free Fallin'
Youtube 1lWJXDG2i0A
 
2017-10-02 04:01:10 PM  
god, it's so painful when something that's so close is still so far out of reach...

/ :(
 
2017-10-02 04:01:17 PM  
Goddesspeed, Traveling Wilbury.

This week already SUCKS ASS

/the bad kind
 
2017-10-02 04:01:22 PM  
Tom Petty No Second Thoughts
Youtube E2CXaAzg6Z4


RIP Florida Man. Thanks for all the tunes.
 
2017-10-02 04:01:32 PM  
Thanks for all the good times.
 
2017-10-02 04:01:32 PM  

gabethegoat: well i was going to quit smoking weed this week, but i might have to roll another joint tonight in his honor. And smoke it, of course.


Get to the point.
 
2017-10-02 04:01:37 PM  
Tom Petty won't come around here no more.
 
2017-10-02 04:01:42 PM  

The Googles Do Nothing: [www.stp.com image 383x292]

RIP STPMan43


Why couldn't it have been his hateful old ass?
 
2017-10-02 04:01:47 PM  
Pulling the plug after a massive heart attack?
Tom Petty- Dont Do Me Like That
Youtube dL6XwAl_hNo

/what a farking day.
 
2017-10-02 04:01:52 PM  
Saw him perform at Lockn in 2014


Tom Petty-Live at Lockn' Music Festival
Youtube Vw4fqTbV9AY


/I miss you already
 
2017-10-02 04:02:03 PM  
CBS news confirms via LAPD.
 :(
 
2017-10-02 04:02:04 PM  
I have no words... didn't even know he was in the hospital.

He was one of my favorite musicians. Fark 2017.
 
2017-10-02 04:02:09 PM  

brandent: I know I am going straight to hell and am a very bad person but I had a worse reaction to this than the Vegas thing.


Ditto.  Plenty of room in the handbasket.
 
2017-10-02 04:03:02 PM  
Sad, saw him play this past summer.
 
2017-10-02 04:03:22 PM  
 
2017-10-02 04:03:34 PM  
Damn it.
 
2017-10-02 04:03:49 PM  
Motherf*ck.
 
2017-10-02 04:03:50 PM  

The Bunyip: Prince, Tom Petty, Steve Winwood, Jeff Lynne and others -- "While My Guitar Gently Weeps"[_ image _x_][_ image _x_]


Watch that video closely. With a gesture, Tom Petty ends Prince's guitar solo. If Tom hadn't, Prince would still be playing that solo TO THIS DAY AND NEITHER OF THEM WOULD BE DEAD.
 
2017-10-02 04:04:02 PM  
I guess it was the end of the line.
 
Skr
2017-10-02 04:04:26 PM  
god this sucks so much
 
2017-10-02 04:04:29 PM  

markie_farkie: Geezus could the day possibly get any worse?


You just HAD to say it, didn't ya?

/*watches half the planet blow up*
 
2017-10-02 04:04:31 PM  
I wasn't a huge fan, but I listened to his recent Rolling Stone interview and he gave a good one. He was honest and realistic about tour chances in the future.

My condolences to his family, friends and fans.

/RIP Tom
//Let's protect Jeff
///SLASHIES come in threes
 
2017-10-02 04:04:33 PM  

NASAM: thismomentinblackhistory: God damn it. I had him on my list of people I must absolutely go see -- no excuses -- since 2016. God I am a lazy piece of shiat.

Me too.  I'm kicking myself for not going to see him the two times I had the chance.

After Prince and Chris Cornell, I promised myself I'd never pass up an opportunity to see an artist I like again. Even if they disappoint me.  I'm looking at you U2.


I had that thought a few years ago. "I gotta catch Leonard Cohen next time he comes through Chicago." New album comes out. Dead.
 
2017-10-02 04:04:38 PM  
RIP

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2017-10-02 04:04:43 PM  
God farking damnit
 
2017-10-02 04:04:57 PM  
This sucks.  The documentary promised me he'd survive the apocalypse.
 
2017-10-02 04:05:04 PM  
God damn it I didn't need this after losing Bowie, Prince, and Cornell.
 
2017-10-02 04:05:11 PM  
I've seen so many celebrity death hoaxes lately and I assumed this was just another one. That's enough internettin' for today.
 
2017-10-02 04:05:20 PM  
Goddammit!
 
2017-10-02 04:05:27 PM  
I need Kim Basinger to dance with Tom Petty's corpse at his funeral.

Please, God, let me have this one moment this awful year.
 
2017-10-02 04:05:31 PM  
There is an exhaustive (and exhausting - 4 hours) doc on Netflix about him which I watched not too long ago. I realized that even though I don't think I ever purchased a Tom Petty album, I loved his music
 
2017-10-02 04:05:41 PM  
What a shiatty ass day
 
2017-10-02 04:05:48 PM  

happydude45: dwrash: Well... this really really sucks.

Fairwell Tom.

This makes Jeff Lynne the last remaining Traveling Wilbury... so sad.

Uhh, Dylan?


Jim Keltner played drums, and he's still around too, thankfully.
 
2017-10-02 04:05:51 PM  

blatz514: I saw him in 1996.  Lightening hit the stage and blew all the power.  He came out after a bit and starting doing acoustic.  It was brilliant.

RIP Tom.


Saw him at Rock Fest in Cadott 2005 - 2006 or there abouts.
 
2017-10-02 04:06:02 PM  
RIP freefallin man
 
2017-10-02 04:06:19 PM  
Was just playing Petty on my jukebox Sunday.
 
2017-10-02 04:06:21 PM  

Peaceboy: dwrash: This makes Jeff Lynne the last remaining Traveling Wilbury... so sad.

Well, Dylan's still alive, but after the last couple days, who knows anymore.


I remember I saw Dylan on tour in 1999 after he almost died.  He's probably been enjoying these last two decades as a bonus.
 
2017-10-02 04:06:27 PM  
Damn.  He won't be comin' 'round here no more.

/R.I.P. Mr. Petty
 
2017-10-02 04:06:34 PM  
i was lucky enough to see Tom Petty when i was a teenager.  Today really sucks the huge one.  RIP delightful music man.

If you haven't seen it before,The doc Running down a dream is excellent.
 
2017-10-02 04:06:36 PM  
Well, that sucks
 
2017-10-02 04:06:36 PM  
I blame the Vegas shooter for this. Somehow.
 
2017-10-02 04:06:47 PM  

The Googles Do Nothing: [www.stp.com image 383x292]

RIP STPMan43


No, no no!  That's Richard Petty, Tom's dad.
 
2017-10-02 04:06:53 PM  

brandnewchair: Well, just last week he finished up a major 40th anniversary tour with 3 sold out shows in L.A.


My sister was at one of those shows. She's utterly devastated at the news.
 
2017-10-02 04:06:56 PM  
This sucks. Glad I got to see him play back in July for the first (and last) time.

RIP Mr. Petty.
 
2017-10-02 04:06:57 PM  

Somacandra: happydude45: dwrash: Well... this really really sucks.

Fairwell Tom.

This makes Jeff Lynne the last remaining Traveling Wilbury... so sad.

Uhh, Dylan?

Jim Keltner played drums, and he's still around too, thankfully.


And Jim Horn, their sax player.
 
2017-10-02 04:07:00 PM  
fark this shiatty day ,I'm going  to bed.
 
2017-10-02 04:07:15 PM  
I'd be bawling like a baby but, I'm sort of emotionally numb from waking up to Las Vegas.  Today is incomparably sad for me.
 
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