Tom Petty, Rock Icon

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: