Howie Epstein

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Birthday
21, 1955
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Feb 23, 2003 (47)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
21, 1955
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Feb 23, 2003 (47)

About

Bassist who played with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers for twenty years before his death from a drug overdose.

Before Fame

He was the bassist for John Hiatt in the late 1970s, recording his 1980 album Two Bit Monsters.

Trivia

He stayed with Petty long after his days with the Heartbreakers and by 1990, he had transitioned into producing. His drug problems became very public.

Family Life

His father Sam was a record producer who worked with 1950s and 1960s soul bands.

Associated With

In addition to work with Tom Petty, Epstein also recorded several tracks with Bob Dylan.

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