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R.I.P Tom Petty

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Skully, Oct 2, 2017.

  1. Grux

    Grux Tele-Holic

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    Man....that sucks! Thanks for the Great tunes Tom, RIP.
     

  2. toomuch

    toomuch Tele-Meister

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  3. radiomanjh

    radiomanjh Tele-Afflicted

    Nov 14, 2010
    Texas
    man this is sad news, prayers to his family & friends
     
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  4. ac15

    ac15 Poster Extraordinaire Ad Free Member

    May 9, 2005
    CHICAGO, IL.
    Yeah, seems to be official. I love these people who can't wait to be the first person to update Wikipedia after someone dies. Wiki page already has birth and death dates, and refers to him in the past tense.
     
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  5. ladave

    ladave Tele-Meister

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    Totally bummed out. I was just looking at concert tickets a few weeks ago. Honestly I wasn't a big Petty fan growing up but recently I started listening more because of a video I saw with Mike Campbell on his Broadcaster. Bought his greatest hits album on iTunes and it realized they had a lot of great songs. Just when I came around to seeing how great he was and now...gone.
     

  6. djh22

    djh22 Tele-Holic Silver Supporter

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    Rest in Peace, Tom. Thanks for so much memorable music.
    Thoughts and prayers to his family and friends.
     

  7. alnicopu

    alnicopu Friend of Leo's

    Oct 3, 2009
    georgia
    I googled it and found it on Fox, Yahoo and a business news site after hearing it on my car radio. I try to verify everything before commenting on stuff like this but hey, its the internet so you never know till it really takes hold.
     

  8. ndcaster

    ndcaster Poster Extraordinaire

    Nov 14, 2013
    Indiana
    Damn, just saw the news and it caught my breath. Not Tom ... say it ain't so.
     

  9. 41144

    41144 Tele-Holic

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    According to NME he's gone :oops:
     

  10. ZackyDog

    ZackyDog Tele-Afflicted

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    Rest in peace, Tom. :( Thanks for the music.

    I transferred this from a VHS tape. Please set your flash player to 480P.

     
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  11. soulgeezer

    soulgeezer Poster Extraordinaire

    Nov 5, 2006
    Sinatra's World
    That’s so sad. He was great.
     

  12. 41144

    41144 Tele-Holic

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    Sad sad day. Where to begin on his legacy. Thinking of his family and friends...
     

  13. blowtorch

    blowtorch Telefied Ad Free Member

    May 2, 2003
    Wisco
    As it should.

    I watched Wiki list him as passed, then not passed, and then dead again, over the last little bit.
     

  14. TeleTown

    TeleTown Friend of Leo's

    Oct 10, 2010
    Twangers Medows USA
    Sad day all the way around! RIP Tom P. Thanks for all the great music.
     

  15. Mike Eskimo

    Mike Eskimo Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Nov 9, 2008
    Detroit
    Damn - a very talented dude to say the least. A great band leader and his buried treasure show on Tom Petty radio was fantastic.

    (Don't smoke people !)

    Thanks Tom ! Your music made me happy.
     
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  16. BopT

    BopT Tele-Afflicted

    Feb 6, 2011
    Chicago
    What an incredible sadness today.
     

  17. burntfrijoles

    burntfrijoles Poster Extraordinaire

    Very sad to hear..
    Time to break out the Rik 12, an acoustic and jam to some Tom Petty tunes. RIP...
     

  18. uriah1

    uriah1 Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

    Feb 12, 2011
    Around
    Rip. Tom. Loved his straight forward melodies.
     

  19. brogh

    brogh Super Moderator Staff Member

    Jun 26, 2010
    italy
    Very sad and bad news,

    RIP Tom, thank you for all the great music !
     

  20. Sconnie

    Sconnie Tele-Afflicted

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    Denver, CO
    RIP Tom, thanks for saving my life with your music. You undoubtedly left a permanent mark on this world for so many of us and should be proud of what you cultivated. You will be dearly missed!
     
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