Florida Tom Petty Fans Pay Tribute With 90,000 Voice Salute
The homage came about a bit impromptu at a game in Gainesville at the Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Tom Petty is from Gainesville an no doubt his fans there felt his passing somewhat more than his average fan. The game was between the Florida Gators and the LSU Tigers. Tom had actually worked at the University as a young man. The heartfelt voices that lifted to sing “I Won’t Back Down” I am sure reached all the way to heaven.