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At the time of this writing, we are just hours removed from Tom Petty’s sudden and tragic passing. It truly goes without saying that Tom Petty was, is, and always will be one of the most iconic and influential musicians of all time. He had a style and charisma that was often imitated, yet never duplicated. He was one of the best, pure and simple.
Since the heartbreaking news of his passing broke, fans and fellow rock legends alike have all come together to pay tribute to the rock legend. Many of them took to Twitter to offer their kind words, and others have gone above and beyond to visit his star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.
There have also been many tribute performances surfacing in a matter of hours in the wake of this sad news. Acts such Coldplay, Corey Taylor, and many others have performed covers of Tom Petty’s songs.
It just simply goes without saying that Tom Petty will be missed more than words can describe. RIP, friend.