After news source broke Mon. in that legendary singer Tom Petty had been hospitalized, the music world reacted virtually instantly.
Although it was erroneously reported earlier within the afternoon in that Petty had died, his longtime supervisor confirmed in a press release obtained by ABC News source in that Petty died at eight:40 p.m. PT Mon. evening.
Petty was 66 years of time of time old.
Most social media posts, which started pouring in from celebs this afternoon, have been of unhappiness & appreciation for the human being who helped create many hits throughout his 40 years of time of time in music.
“I loved Tom Petty & I coated his songs 'cause I wanted [to] know what it felt wish to fly,” wrote John Mayer.
Added actor Kiefer Sutherland: “Today America lost one of its musical giants. Thanks Tom Petty for all of the music. To me you’ll live eternally.”
With classic songs like “Free Fallin’,” “American Girl” & “I Will not Back Down,” Petty entered the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2002.
This is what stars had to allege concerning the rock legend on social media.