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Oct032017

Tom Petty (1950 - 2017) - photo gallery tribute 

By Thomas S. Orwat Jr.

We here at Rock Music Star are deeply saddened and shocked to hear of the sudden death of rock icon, Tom Petty.  He was a songwriting genius, with a vast array of hits that included: "American Girl," "I Need to Know," "Free Fallin'," "The Waiting," "Don't Do Me Like That," and many more.  Petty's songs were simply magical; he could elevate you from your most miserable mood and put a smile on your face.

I was fortunate to photograph Tom Petty two times at Darien Lake PAC, NY; once on August 28, 2010, and on September 7, 2014. Both were amazing shows.  I've included some of my photos of these performances below. 

Rest in Peace Mr. Petty, your music and memories will live on forever.