Tom Petty, the leader of the band the Heartbreakers, died Monday, October 2, 2017.
To learn more about Tom Petty and his influence on rock, check out the Library's database: Rock's Back Pages. Rock's Back Pages is a collection of writing on popular music, covering 1960 to present. Content includes articles, artist interviews, concert reviews, artist profiles, and more.
From Rock's Back Pages: Bidding farewell to L.A.'s own heartland rocker Tom Petty, 1950-2017:
- Mat Snow's 1987 audio interview with the head Heartbreaker…
- plus classic archive pieces by Stephen Demorest (Creem, 1978) and
- Tom Hibbert (Q, 1984).