Saddened, as we're sure many on board here are, by the sudden passing of the great Tom Petty,
a favourite among the front-office crew. Amazing catalogue of superb songs.
There's a fine appreciation of Petty's lyrics writing here, by Gabe Roth at Slate:
http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/201 ... lines.html
We'll just add this video of one of our favourite and lesser-known Petty songs:
I never got around to posting.
My favorite? Breakdown.
I never saw him as a very dynamic performer but his music was enjoyable and from a technical POV - very clean IMO.
I don't like hearing about people leaving us - it just reminds me of my own mortality.
I just read where Neil Diamond can't perform anymore - tragic.