Tom Petty performs during halftime at Super Bowl XLII at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, February 2, 2008.
AFP / Timothy A. CLARY
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Tom Petty, whose vibrant guitar riffs, raw, nasal vocals and slick lyrics graced such hits as "Refugee," and "Free Fallin,'" has died following a heart attack at 66 .The band was scheduled to perform two dates in New York in November.In the 1980s Petty co-founded The Traveling Wilburys with Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison, George Harrison and Jeff Lynne.Petty dropped out of high school when he was 17 and joined Mudcrutch, moving to Los Angeles with the band in 1970 .Petty also suffered from depression.
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