Bruce Springsteen is the latest musician to take to social media to acknowledge the passing of the legendary Tom Petty, posting a series of tweets remembering the great songwriter.
“Down here on E Street, we’re devastated and heartbroken over the death of Tom Petty,” the statement read. “I’ve always felt a deep kinship with his music. A great songwriter and performer.”
Springsteen continued, “Whenever we saw each other, it was like running into a long lost brother. Our world will be a sadder place without him.”
Petty passed away late Monday night after going into cardiac arrest. He was 66.