Tom Petty was born Oct. 20, 1950. Musician, singer, songwriter, producer. Sold more than 80 million records worldwide making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time which was a no-brainer to have him inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002. After watching the Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show, he just knew what he wanted to do so at 17 he dropped out of high school to join a band and never looked back.
Boom 973 remembers Tom Petty… his distinct voice, passionate views, laid back personality and incredible music.