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Posted: October 03, 2017

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The Life of Tom Petty

By KIRO7.com

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. —

Tom Petty, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame musician whose songs touched generations of fans, died Monday evening surrounded by his family and bandmates. He was 66.

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In 1994, Petty and the Heartbreakers played a benefit for the Bridge School in Mountain View, California.

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“When I think in my life of all the stages we’ve been on, this is certainly the most beautiful set I’ve ever been on – to be up here with these beautiful children,” Petty told the crowd.

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This is the song he and the Heartbreakers played next:

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