AUSTIN (KXAN)– The City of Austin is stating Friday, Oct. 20 to be “Tom Petty Day,” to honor the late vocalist on what would have been his 67th birthday.
Tom Petty passed away Oct. 2 after he suffered heart attack at his home in Malibu, Calif. His specific cause of death has not been determined.Austin Mayor Steve Adler
‘s pronouncement praised Petty’s four-decade career, special music design and “dedication to innovative expression, integrity, and credibility.” It likewise said there was always a Tom Petty tune to
fit various life moments. “Feeling heartbroken? There was ‘Even The Losers.
‘ Travelling down the highway? There was ‘Runnin’ Down A Dream.’ Somebody providing you a difficult time? There was’ I Won’t Pull back.’ Tom Petty’s songs supplied the best escape that touched on relatable themes and linked audiences worldwide.” the pronouncement stated.Petty performed in Austin numerous times over the years, including
11 sees to the Frank Erwin Center. He likewise headlined the Austin City Limits Music Festival in 2006. Tom Petty at Frank Erwin Center through the yearsAustin November 21, 2002( Courtesy Gary Miller )” >