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Tom Petty, the iconic singer, guitarist and songwriter, died two years ago today. A thread on some of our previous coverage remembering the beloved classic rocker ⬇️  https://lat.ms/2oA6ag4 

A few days before he died, the legendary musician invited the L.A. Times’ @RandyLewis2 into his Malibu home for what would become Petty’s last interview. Read (and hear) what he shared:  https://lat.ms/2y4J8ze 

Here's an excerpt from Tom Petty's last interview. You can listen to more here:  https://lat.ms/2wwyZcz 

The Times’ Robert Hilburn covered Petty’s sold-out concert at the Inglewood Forum in 1980. He wrote, “From the enthusiasm in the arena, you’d have thought that the Rams had won the Super Bowl.”  https://lat.ms/2nGctyX 

Critic @mikaelwood wrote about why losing Tom Petty feels like losing a piece of ourselves:  https://lat.ms/2nQnfTc 


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