Paul remembers Tom Petty

Paul McCartney has issued a press release on his web site on the passing of Tom Petty: 

Expensive Tom, so unhappy to listen to of his passing. What a stunning, clever and proficient man he was. Like to his household.”

The legendary rock artist has died aged 66 after he skilled a coronary heart assault yesterday. Throughout McCartney’s final night time’s present conflicting experiences about Tom Petty’s standing following a cardiac arrest have been pouring in; Petty’s loss of life was in the end confirmed after McCartney’s live performance. Earlier than the present Paul despatched a message to Petty and his household:

Sending like to Tom Petty and his household at this troublesome time.

— Paul McCartney (@PaulMcCartney) October 2, 2017

Petty was an in depth buddy of late Beatles guitarist George Harrison. They performed along with the Touring Wilburys within the late ’80s alongside Bob Dylan, Jeff Lynne and Roy Orbison. Harrison additionally performed guitar on Petty’s 1989 hit “I Will not Again Down.”


Ringo Starr additionally payed tribute to Tom Petty by sharing a throwback image of himself interviewing Tom: