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Coldplay honour Tom Petty

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Entertainment,
Publish Date
Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 3:18PM
Photo: Getty Images
Photo: Getty Images

The music world lost a truly talented performer yesterday when Tom Petty died, aged 66. 

Tributes to him have been pouring in across social media, with Coldplay deciding to take theirs to the stage.

During the band's concert in Portland, Coldplay beautifully covered Petty's classic 1988 hit "Free Fallin". They were joined by former R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck, and towards the end of the performance, Martin dropped away to let the crowd sing Petty’s famous refrain over and over. There will likely be

There's bound to be many more live tributes to Petty in the weeks ahead, but it's safe to say this was a special way to kick it off.

Watch below: