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Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers in 1976

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers on July 15, 1976, in Los Angeles. (Photo: Ed Caraeff/Getty Images)

Tom Petty: His life in photos

On Monday, Oct. 2, the legendary Tom Petty passed away at age 66 after suffering a cardiac arrest. He leaves behind a legacy as one of our great national rock ’n’ roll treasures. Here, we take a look at the Mudcrutch, Heartbreakers, and Traveling Wilburys member’s life and legacy.