Rock and roll legend right here in town

By Alex Carlo | gargoyle@flagler.eduby

Stan Lynch is St. Augustine’s resident rock star.

Lynch is known for being the drummer of the Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers. He is a producer and songwriter and in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and grew up in Gainesville, Fla., where he began to play the guitar and piano.

He said he thought he would become a guitar player, but he found the drums on accident.