The Green Room
By Sameen Amer
October 13, 2017
Thomas Earl Petty (20 October 1950 – 2 October 2017)
Elton John (@eltonofficial): Tom Petty’s music and songs are timeless. He was a wonderful writer, musician, and singer. Irreplaceable and unique. #RIPTomPetty
Shania Twain (@ShaniaTwain): So sad to hear of the passing of Tom
Petty. Such an incredible, inspiring artist. I’ll treasure fond memories of our time spent together this past summer. <3
Rob Lowe (@RobLowe): Tom Petty was on my Mount Rushmore of rock heroes. The writing, the voice, the band. HeartBROKEN.
Bette Midler (@BetteMidler): The death of the great Tom Petty has come as yet another body blow. A wonderful, American voice; his music gave comfort and joy to millions.
Ezra Koenig (@arzE): Damn, we love you Tom Petty. Incredible songwriter. ‘Free Fallin’’ is truly one of the greatest pieces of American art. So perfect and sad.
Jack Antonoff (@jackantonoff): Tom Petty changed my life. There is a reference to him in everything I’ve ever written. I love his work and life.
Cameron Crowe (@CameronCrowe): No words. Just thanks. @TomPetty