CELEBS have paid tribute to rocker Tom Petty who died last night, aged 66.
They joined Tom Petty’s daughter, Kimberly Violette Petty, taking to social media to share their sorrow over the rocker’s tragic passing.
The heartbroken American visited Tom in hospital wearing the tour jacket he had made for her to match his.
Shortly after his death she took to Instagram to post an image of the Free Fallin’ singer and his Heartbreakers band logo with the simple caption RIP, and an Emoji love heart.
Meanwhile musicians including Sir Paul McCartney, John Mayer, Kid Rock and Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx shared their heartache on Twitter following the shock news.
Beatles legend Paul wrote: “Sending love to Tom Petty and his family at this difficult time.”
Bluesman Mayer wrote: “I loved Tom Petty and I covered his songs because I wanted know what it felt like to fly.
“You belong somewhere you feel free ?”
While Rock posted: “Just when I thought today could not get any worse… R.I.P. Tom Petty. Thank you for your beautiful music and inspiration.”
And Sixx lamented: “Tom Petty. One of the greatest songwriters of our generation.Thank you for ALL the music.Prayers to your family & band members.#RIPTomPetty.”
Other tributes came from author Stephen King, DJ Rob Da Bank and actor Les Dennis.