Tom Petty, a rock superstar whose massive collection of hits included "Free Fallin,'" "Refugee" and "American Girl," died Monday at age 66 at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles a day after he suffered cardiac arrest.
Petty and his longtime band the Heartbreakers had recently completed a 40th anniversary tour. Petty broke through in the 1970s and went on to sell more than 80 million records.
Tom Petty, known for hits such as "Free Fallin'," "American Girl" and "Into the Great Wide Open," died Monday night . He was 66. Petty sold over 80 million records during his decades in the music business.