In this Oct. 2, 2007 file photo, singer Tom Petty arrives at the world premiere of the documentary "Runnin' Down a Dream: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers" in Burbank, Calif. Petty has died at age 66. Spokeswoman Carla Sacks says Petty died Monday night, Oct. 2, 2017, at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles after he suffered cardiac arrest.
In this Oct. 2, 2007 file photo, singer Tom Petty arrives at the world premiere of the documentary "Runnin' Down a Dream: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers" in Burbank, Calif. Petty has died at age 66. Spokeswoman Carla Sacks says Petty died Monday night, Oct. 2, 2017, at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles after he suffered cardiac arrest. Chris Pizzello AP File
In this Oct. 2, 2007 file photo, singer Tom Petty arrives at the world premiere of the documentary "Runnin' Down a Dream: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers" in Burbank, Calif. Petty has died at age 66. Spokeswoman Carla Sacks says Petty died Monday night, Oct. 2, 2017, at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles after he suffered cardiac arrest. Chris Pizzello AP File

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