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Tom Petty
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    (October 20, 1950-October 2, 2017)
    Frontman for Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
    Recorded 'American Girl,' 'Breakdown,' 'Listen to Her Heart,' 'I Need to Know,' 'Refugee,' 'You Got Lucky,' 'Don't Come Around Here No More,' 'Free Fallin',' 'Something in the Air,' 'You Don't Know How It Feels' and 'It's Good To Be King'
    Duet with Stevie Nicks 'Stop Draggin' My Heart Around' reached #3
    He is a vegetarian.
    He can pass for a singing skeleton.
    He dropped out of high school to join Mudcrutch, a band that was never heard from.
    He filed for bankruptcy (1979).
    He hired Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics' to produce his 'Southern Accents' album. But when he was unhappy with it's mix he punched a wall (October, 1984).
    Rumors exists that he is dead, a la Paul McCartney. There are 'Tom Petty is Dead' and 'Tom Petty is Not Dead' website.
    He appeared at Live Aid (July 13, 1985).
    A hot babe like Shakira mentioned him as one of her musical influence.
    He earned 14 gold, 8 platinum and 5 multi-platinum records.
    His star is on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
    His house and belongings were destroyed by arson ($800,000 value - May 17, 1987).
    Along with Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Roy Orbison and Jeff Lynne he formed 'The Traveling Wilburys.'
    Traveling Wilburys won a Grammy (1989).
    His videos have featured Faye Dunaway, Johnny Depp and Kim Basinger.
    Research: Tim Howard
    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 79 Votes: 3.80% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 72 Votes: 43.06% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 251 Votes: 47.81% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 681 Votes: 53.16% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 294 Votes: 73.81% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 24 Votes: 70.83% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 25 Votes: 32.00% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 127 Votes: 48.82% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 22 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 126 Votes: 52.38% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 75 Votes: 46.67% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 57 Votes: 47.37% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 131 Votes: 35.88% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 68 Votes: 41.18% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 202 Votes: 52.97% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 440 Votes: 39.55% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 2069 Votes: 39.73% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 1125 Votes: 40.71% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 938 Votes: 42.32% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1226 Votes: 42.09% Annoying
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