Multi Grammy Award Winning Rocker Tom Petty Dead At 66 From Cardiac Arrest

photo of Tom Petty in performance in 2010

by Richard Cameron Multi-Grammy award winning Rock musician Tom Petty, is dead. He was found unconscious in his home in Malibu and transported to nearby UCLA Santa Monica Hospital. Emergency physicians reported that in addition to his state of unconsciousness, Petty was not breathing and showed no brain activity. Cause of death was disclosed as massive cardiac arrest. Petty, 66, was born in Gainesville, Florida and began his musical legacy with a band named “Mudcrunch”, at the young age of 17. Eventually his odyssey found him establishing himself with a…

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50 Years Ago Tomorrow, The Beatles Sgt. Pepper Taught The Bands To Play. It Still Leads The Parade

by Richard Cameron “Sgt. Peppers’ Lonely Hearts Club Band” was released in England and internationally on June 2nd, 1967 , but the concept for it began fermenting in the imagination of Paul McCartney in Fall of 1966. McCartney had taken a solo driving excursion incognito through the wine region of France, aided by hair slicked back with Vaseline and an artificial goatee. This effect, combined with sunglasses, permitted him to visit cities and villages along the way from Paris to Bordeaux, unrecognized by residents and tourists alike. Later that year,…

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