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Over 88,000 honor Tom Petty by singing ‘I Won’t Back Down’ at Florida game

Posted at 11:11 AM, Oct 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-09 11:13:00-04

GAINESVILLE, FL. – Tom Petty’s hometown provided quite the tribute Saturday afternoon during Florida’s football game against LSU.

In between the third and forth quarters, the entire crowd belted out Petty’s “I Won’t Back Down” off his first solo album Full Moon Fever.

Petty died Monday at the age of 66 after going into cardiac arrest.