“He should’ve canceled, and he should’ve just gone home and gone to the hospital. But not Tom. He was gonna go down that river.”
The family hopes releasing the cause of death deepens a national conversation about the opioid crisis.
The music streaming company is accused of using thousands of songs without permission or compensation to the publisher.
The "Younger Now" singer teared up after performing the song on "The Howard Stern Show."
"Tom Petty represented a kind of songwriting I idolized."
"I grew up on these songs. Everyone grew up on these songs.”
The single failed to chart when it came out in the late 1970s. Today, its Florida-based mythology lives on.
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