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Max Armstrong says Tom Petty worked as a gravedigger. (audio)

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Sometimes I’m surprised at the ties to the land that almost all of seem to have. Tom Petty worked briefly on grounds crew at University of Florida. He also worked briefly as a gravedigger.

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