Tom Petty

LOS ANGELES  | Vintage Tom Petty Guitar used on Dylan tour going to auction

LOS ANGELES  — A 1965 Gibson SG electric guitar owned by Tom Petty will be auctioned, along with one the late rocker’s top hats. Heritage Auctions announced Monday that the auction will occur on July 21. It says the guitar was played by Petty during his 1986 tour with Bob Dylan. A portion of the … Continue reading LOS ANGELES  | Vintage Tom Petty Guitar used on Dylan tour going to auction

‘It’s such a loss’ _ Tom Petty mourned at Grammy Awards

NEW YORK /January 28, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — With song and words, Tom Petty was mourned at the Grammys, with artists as diverse as a children’s music writer and one of the most successful contemporary songwriters of all time both calling his music the soundtrack of their lives. During the Grammy telecast, a separate tribute to … Continue reading ‘It’s such a loss’ _ Tom Petty mourned at Grammy Awards

The Latest: Jay-Z’s producer discusses Trump’s jab at rapper

NEW YORK /January 28, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on the 60th annual Grammy Awards being presented Sunday night in New York (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Jay-Z’s producer says he doesn’t want to enflame tensions between Donald Trump and Jay-Z. No. I.D., who produced Jay-Z’s Grammy-nominated “4:44,” says he hopes the rap legend and Trump are … Continue reading The Latest: Jay-Z’s producer discusses Trump’s jab at rapper

National Safety Council Statement on Tom Petty’s Death

ITASCA, Ill./ Jan. 20, 2018 (STL.NEWS) — The National Safety Council extends its deepest sympathies to Tom Petty’s family, friends, band members and millions of fans as they grapple not only with his loss, but also with the knowledge that the musical icon was taken far too soon because of a preventable opioid-involved overdose. The … Continue reading National Safety Council Statement on Tom Petty’s Death

Autopsy: Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose

LOS ANGELES/January 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Tom Petty’s family says his death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose. His wife and daughter released the results of Petty’s autopsy via a statement Friday on his Facebook page. Dana and Adria Petty say they got the results from the coroner’s office earlier in the day … Continue reading Autopsy: Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose