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DeadBorn: 10/20/1950 in Gainesville, Florida, USA
Cause of death: accidental drug overdose
Full name: Thomas Earl Petty
Noted For: rock musician; hits include "Don't Do Me Like That" (1979), "Don't Come Around Here No More" (1985), "Free Fallin" (1989), and "You Don't Know How It Feels" (1994). Leader of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (1976-1988, 1991-2017) and member of the Traveling Wilburys (1988-91). Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (2002). Actor, "King of the Hill" (Lucky, 2004-09).
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