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    Tom Petty

    OMG, I'm so distressed right now. Here's TMZ news with an update that the family has decided to pull life support.

    http://www.tmz.com/2017/10/02/tom-pe...ardiac-arrest/

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    Oh no...poor Tom. I just saw this in the death thread.

    Just what we needed today, more bad news.
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    Sniff. They took him off life support, but mum on what his state is.
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    never saw it coming he was a lifelong smoker. rip


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    Yep. RIP, such a sad day.
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    Oh no!!!!! No!!!!!! This can't be. I just loved him......oh no. tears. damn.

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    Wow. I'm shocked. What a shitty day all the way around in the music world. May he RIP.

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    Whaaaa?
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    Another legend gone - RIP Tom Petty!
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    No no no. This is bullshit. I adored him since the 70's. RIP

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    R.I.P.


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    He put on one of the best concerts I have ever seen.

    R.I.P
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    Well, shit on toast. I thought he would be around a few more years. Had a great voice and some wonderful songs. Never met him, but, he seemed like the decent sort. My Ol' Lady is going to be upset. She loved his music. RIP Tom.
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    HE MAY NOT BE DEAD !!!! Confusion over whether he is dead or not.

    http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-en...-a7979696.html


    clinging to life

    https://www.mediaite.com/entertainme...ty-dead-at-66/
    Last edited by cash; 10-02-2017 at 03:04 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cash View Post
    HE MAY NOT BE DEAD !!!! Confusion over whether he is dead or not.

    http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-en...-a7979696.html


    clinging to life

    https://www.mediaite.com/entertainme...ty-dead-at-66/
    If I am reading correctly he is still alive????

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    Quote Originally Posted by Leasie View Post
    If I am reading correctly he is still alive????
    seems he is on life support

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    So confusing!! Looks like he's passed.

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    He has passed, family pulled the plug.
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    He just played 3 shows at the Hollywood Bowl last weekend.
    peek-a-boo!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by pkstracy View Post
    He has passed, family pulled the plug.
    you have a source ??

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    God, this is sad. No confirmation yet, but it's only a matter of time now.
    To really know people is to be able to read between the lines on their faces.

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    I believe he's already dead and the family wants some privacy time before announcing it officially.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cash View Post
    you have a source ??
    No sorry, saw something on TMZ then just saw this https://www.littlethings.com/breakin..._campaign=news
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    All the mainstream news mags, including People, say he's dead. This thread will stay until the confusion is over.
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    I haven't posted to this forum in YEARS (thankfully my login still works lol) but felt compelled to now. Tom Petty was/is my absolute favorite. I believe I saw him for the first time in 1985, and I was fortunate enough to have seen him this past July in Boston. I was struck by how humble he was, saying (in a very sincere tone) "Thank you, Boston" several times throughout the show. A true talent and a class act....so different from the plethora of ENTITLED so-called "musicians" that are, for reasons I can't fathom, so popular nowadays.

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    Damn.
    What do we want!?
    Evidence-based science!

    When do we want it!?
    After peer review!

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    Tom Petty, free fall into the great wide open under the skies of blue. ❤️❤️❤️⭐️

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    Hurry back...hurry back...don't forget to bring your....death certificate!!

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    Last edited by pkstracy; 10-02-2017 at 07:22 PM.
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    have to feel for the family

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    Passed away at 8:40 pm. Miss you and say hi to Roy.

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    Tom Petty

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    You knew the news was coming but it's still crappy to hear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BillySmartsC View Post
    Please do a search before starting a thread.
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    Tom Petty

    Was sad to hear that Tom Petty died. He was such a groundbreaking musician and yet some humble, matter of fact about it. The documentary about him, Running Down A Dream is really amazing and worth watching, even if you aren't a fan. Plus, he was awesome as Lucky in King of the Hill.

    The thing I found interesting was that he died, then he was not really dead, then he ended up dying again. The whole thing was some of the worst news reporting I've seen. For such a legendary musician I expected better from the media.

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    Enjoyed his work as Lucky on "King of the Hill," playing the boyfriend/husband of Louanne Platter (Brittany Murphy). Now both are gone.

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    RIP

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheWrath of MadelineKahn View Post
    He put on one of the best concerts I have ever seen.

    R.I.P
    Honestly, I woke up and saw this, so depressed...I had a chance to see him in Tampa this year and my husband wasn't a huge fan. I am sick, he was one of the most iconic and talented songwriter and musicians to walk this Earth. Gone way too soon. RIP Tom, you were on the top of my playlist.

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