Unfortunately, the recent
rumors of tragedy are completely true...
Tom Petty is dead.
truth has been mysteriously hidden from the public through the use of look-
and sound-alikes. Mr. Petty's plight is best explained by an expert in
"Sad but true, one of the most successful artists of the
70's and 80's is dead. In fact, the Tom Petty we all grew to know and love
was not who he seemed at all. You see, shortly after Tom Petty and the
Heartbreakers were signed to their record deal, but before the first album
was released, Tom Petty slipped into an unexplained coma where he stayed
for most of the decade."
--Dr. Jesse Elwood Lavery
But, how did Tom fall into the coma which eventually took his life?
That is the question this page seeks to answer. The story
of the cover-up itself, the massive lyrical evidence, and other details surrounding it are thoroughly
explored at Dr. Lavery's Official
"Tom Petty is Dead" Page. However, the answer to the question of how
Mr. Petty entered his coma can be found here by clicking the handy navigation
links at the base of your screen.