Thomas Earl Petty was an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor. He has recorded the number of hit songs along with the Heartbreakers and as a solo artist. He is
Tom was one of the best-selling music artists of all time but TOM Petty tragically died following a cardiac arrest on October 2 at his Malibu home. Here we have some information about How Dana and Tom met and how Dana saved her husband from heavy drug addiction.
Breaking through in 1979 with “Don’t Do Me Like That” and “Refugee” are some of the famous albums which you must have heard. The album was the musical icon — who died Monday evening — The album reached number one in 2014 along with his most recent album Hypnotic Eye.
Tom Petty Source: crazy4rock.com
As we all know his success never faltered, but while talking about his personal life, the “Free Falling'” singer’s personal life wasn’t quite good as his professional life. Going through many difficulties since childhood and because of tragic divorce, Tom involved in subsequent addiction to heroin. The 66 years old singer fought through intense personal troubles and finally find someone special. She none other than his second wife Dana York. Let's have a look at the couple.
Tom Petty marry his second wife Dana York Source: The Sun
Dana was the who cares about him and she wants Tom to give up all his habits of addiction and she keeps supporting him. Though the couple fell in love, Petty was struggling with a secret heroin addiction.
“You start losing your soul,” he told Zanes. “You realize one day, ‘S—, I’ve lost myself. I’m hanging out with people I wouldn’t be seen with in a million years, and I have to get out of this.'”
“Using heroin went against my grain. I didn’t want to be enslaved to anything. So I was always trying to figure out how to do less, and then that wouldn’t work. Tried to go cold turkey, and that wouldn’t work. It’s an ugly f—ing thing.”
Tom Petty Source: Daily Mirror
Tom Pretty dead Source: 106.1 The Corner
When Tom Petty suffered a heart attack, it was his wife Dana York who made the frantic 911 call when she found her husband unconscious on the floor of their house in Malibu, California. After that, he was taken to UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica where Dana was there with him. Petty was on life support until he died on Monday evening at the age of 66.