I personally knew several people who packed into the Hollywood Bowl to see Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers play barely a week ago. Now, in the blink of an eye since then, a world without Tom Petty is a reality. That is something I never, ever thought was conceivable.
I can't really add much to the enormous chorus of tributes and memories about how much Tom's music meant to us. As far as I'm concerned, not much will ever beat Tom's poetry meshed with Jeff Lynne's record craft.
#RIPTom Petty. And thank you.