Quiz: How Well Do You Know Tom Petty?

Tom Petty died Monday at age 66 after suffering a cardiac arrest in his Malibu home

In a moving moment, Wilco paid tribute to Tom Petty, who had died at the age of 66 this past Monday following cardiac arrest, by covering a song by the late rock legend at their concert in Irving, Texas.

Petty is best known as the front man of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, which formed in 1978 and had hits such as "Mary Jane's Last Dance" and "Learning to Fly". The classics "American Girl" and "Breakdown" were on the band's 1976 debut album.

"This year has been a wonderful year for us", Petty told the Los Angeles Times of the tour in what was his final interview. He was a writer and craftsman who added scores of songs to rock's lexicon.

Veteran U.S. rocker Tom Petty, whose vibrant guitar riffs, distinctly raw, nasal vocals and slick song lyrics graced such hits as "Refugee", "Free Fallin'" and "American Girl", has died following a heart attack. Because it was always the impurity of Petty's music that made it feel so sublime.

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25, Petty completed his 40th anniversary tour with a performance at The Hollywood Bowl.

The Wrap said the band had wrapped up a tour with three concerts at the Hollywood Bowl ending September 25. The kind of music that comforts you when you are feeling lonely, and the kind that makes you smile when you are feeling good. She showcases the track well and we think Petty would be proud. He befriended Byrds leader Roger McGuinn and became close to George Harrison, who performed on "I Won't Back Down" and joined Petty, Dylan, Roy Orbison and Jeff Lynne in the impromptu supergroup the Traveling Wilburys. And I wonder when you're recording a new album if you ever do that, if you take a demo or take a rough recording and take it out for a drive, see how it sounds on the highway outside the studio. This tour will take me away for four months.

Petty and the Heartbreakers were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002, when they were described by organizers as "the quintessential American individualists", capturing the voice of the American everyman.

"I do feel as I get older that there's a finite amount of time left", he said. Call it superstition, laugh if you must, but I've never set out on a road trip without listening to "Don't back down" first.

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