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Paul McCartney, Brian Wilson, other celebrities post Tom Petty tributes after his death

By in Press Enterprise on October 3, 2017

By Shannon O'Connor

Monday afternoon officials said that legendary rocker Tom Petty was in critical condition at a local hospital after he suffered full cardiac arrest at his Malibu home Sunday night.

After some misleading information that led people to believe that the musician was pulled off life support and pronounced dead earlier in the day, his death was confirmed later just before 9 p.m. by his longtime manager. He was 66.

Full statement:

— Tom Petty (@tompetty) October 3, 2017

Upon initial news of his death earlier in the day, celebrities and fellow musicians took to Twitter to post tributes to the singer. After official news of his death broke, more musicians and celebrities posted condolences and remembrances.

Sending love to Tom Petty and his family at this difficult time.

— Paul McCartney (@PaulMcCartney) October 2, 2017

Bless his powerful spirit. #TomPetty

— Rick Springfield (@rickspringfield) October 3, 2017

I am so grateful for Tom Petty’s music.
Feels selfish to want more, but I always will. Rest in peace.

— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) October 2, 2017

No! We have lost Tom Petty. From our opening act in the seventies to becoming a brilliant songwriter and performer I have loved his music.

— Paul Stanley (@PaulStanleyLive) October 2, 2017

Condolences to the family of @tompetty ☹️

— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) October 3, 2017

RIP Tom Petty. Thanks for all the great rockin’ music, hard to believe you’re gone.

— Bryan Adams (@bryanadams) October 2, 2017

excuse my amateur photoshop skills but….tonight, it’s TOM PETTY AND THE HEARTBROKEN

— Mark Ronson (@MarkRonson) October 3, 2017

Safe passages to the summerlands, brother. You couldn’t have left […]    

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