Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

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Tom Petty Dead at 66

Rocker was found at home in full cardiac arrest

(Newser) - Iconic rocker Tom Petty is dead at age 66, a spokesperson confirms to the AP . The news comes after a day of confusing reports on Petty's condition. Per TMZ , he was found at his home Sunday night in full cardiac arrest and was placed on life support; his family... More »

Tom Petty 'Clinging to Life': TMZ

Singer was reportedly found in full cardiac arrest

(Newser) - CBS News cited the LAPD in its report—which it said was confirmed—that Tom Petty had died at age 66, but now the LAPD says it has no information on the well-being of the singer, the AP reports. TMZ originally reported the singer had been taken off life... More »

Tom Petty to Bachmann: Don't Use My Song

He asks her to stop playing 'American Girl'

(Newser) - Sure, she's been in a presidential debate and has a PAC and all that, but Michele Bachmann has now truly made it to the political big leagues: A rocker wants her to stop using his song. In this case, it's Tom Petty, who objected to the use of... More »

20 Ridiculously Bad Songs of 2010

Train snags top spot

(Newser) - Best of 2010 lists are fun, but Worst of 2010 lists are arguably even more fun. So without further ado, the Village Voice ’s least favorite songs of the year:
  1. Train, “Hey, Soul Sister”: Inexplicably, this was the only “rock” song to make it onto the Billboard
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Alec Baldwin Can't Outdo Betty White

Final 'Saturday Night Live' host of 35th season overshadowed by 88-year-old

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live ended its 35th season last night with a record-tying 15th hosting gig by Alec Baldwin, who suffered by comparison to last week's scene-stealer, Betty White. "Baldwin hinted at it in his monologue," writes John Teti of the Onion A.V. Club —"after last... More »

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