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Tom Petty

Thomas Earl "Tom" Petty (born October 20, 1950) is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He is the frontman of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and a founding member of the late 1980s supergroup Traveling Wilburys and Mudcrutch. He has also performed under the pseudonyms of Charlie T. Wilbury, Jr. and Muddy Wilbury. He has recorded a number of hit singles with the Heartbreakers and as a solo artist, many of which remain heavily played on adult contemporary and classic rock radio. His music, notably his hits, has become popular among younger generations as he continues to host sold-out shows. Throughout his career, Petty and his collaborators have sold 60 million albums. Description above from the Wikipedia article Tom Petty, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Oct 20, 1950 In Gainesville, Florida, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
15
First Appeared:
In the movie Live Aid 1985-07-13
Latest Project:
Movie Roy Orbison: Mystery Girl - Unraveled 2014-05-19
Known For
Poster of Roy Orbison: Mystery Girl - Unraveled
Poster of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: Live in Concert
Poster of The Simpsons
Filmography
Movie Roy Orbison: Mystery Girl - Unraveled Himself 2014-05-19
Movie Sound City Himself 2013-01-18
Movie George Harrison: Living in the Material World Himself 2012-09-27
Movie Mr. Blue Sky: The Story of Jeff Lynne & ELO Himself 2012-10-05
Movie Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Runnin' Down a Dream Himself 2007-10-14
Movie Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: Live in Concert 2005-01-11
Movie Concert for George Himself 2002-11-29
Movie America: A Tribute to Heroes 2001-09-21
Movie Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: High Grass Dogs - Live from the Fillmore Himself 1999-11-09
Movie Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Playback 1995-01-01
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie Made in Heaven Stanky 1987-11-06
Movie Hard to Handle: Bob Dylan in Concert 1986-07-04
Movie Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Pack Up the Plantation - Live! 1986-01-15
Movie Live Aid 1985-07-13
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