La notizia della morte di Tom Petty, improvvisa e inaspettata, ha squassato il mondo del rock e della musica in generale. E non poteva essere altrimenti, il 66enne chitarrista era tra i rocker più stimati e rispettati del circuito. Qui sotto vi riportiamo alcuni dei messaggi con cui i colleghi lo hanno ricordato sui social network.
Thank you @tompetty for showing us how elegant/simple songwriting can be when it's done right. Rest In Peace— Young the Giant (@youngthegiant) October 2, 2017
damn we love you Tom Petty. incredible songwriter. "free fallin" is truly one of the greatest pieces of american art. so perfect & sad— Ezra Koenig (@arzE) October 2, 2017
RIP Tom Petty - he will be sorely missed. A huge inspiration for so many people— Morgan Page (@morganpage) October 2, 2017
No Tom 💔💔💔— Matthew Koma (@MatthewKoma) October 2, 2017
RIP Tom Petty. Your music will always bring me joy— louisthechild (@LouisTheChild) October 2, 2017
RIP Tom Petty :(— ALISON WONDERLAND (@awonderland) October 2, 2017
I saw Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers w/ Bob Dylan in the 80’s. never once in a million years did I think that Dylan would outlive Tom. pic.twitter.com/d3EehKaii9— Tommie Sunshine 😎🌹💚✊️ (@tommiesunshine) October 2, 2017
Please not Tom Petty right now.— The Knocks (@theknocks) October 2, 2017
No! We have lost Tom Petty. From our opening act in the seventies to becoming a brilliant songwriter and performer I have loved his music. pic.twitter.com/yhyPCfm2l6— Paul Stanley (@PaulStanleyLive) October 2, 2017
So sad to hear of Tom’s demise…such a wonderful talent & super guy…RIP…:( pic.twitter.com/oVxOpLrAMl— David Coverdale (@davidcoverdale) October 2, 2017
Damn ....Tom Petty I remember standing backstage w him & he tells me 'Go Get Em at a. Presentation #rockAnointed— Chuck D (@MrChuckD) October 2, 2017
We are heartbroken beyond words. Shattered. Tom Petty’s music has been a huge part of our lives. Our thoughts are with his family & friends. pic.twitter.com/Kfz6WJyv3v— Nickelback (@Nickelback) October 2, 2017
Just when I thought today could not get any worse…— Kid Rock (@KidRock) October 2, 2017
R.I.P. Tom Petty. Thank you for your beautiful music and inspiration.
Tom Petty gone? That’s just so wrong. What a bad day this has been, in so many ways.— Stephen King (@StephenKing) October 2, 2017