Tom Petty tribute album to feature Dolly Parton, Wynonna Judd, Chris Stapleton

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers perform at the 2017 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival; New Orleans^ Louisiana - April 30^ 2017

Tom Petty passed away in 2017 and now a star-studded tribute album in honor of the singer/songwriter is in the works, set for release on May 31.

Former members of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will be contributing to the album titled Petty Country: A Country Music Celebration of Tom Petty, as well as several famous names in music including Dolly Parton, who will be covering “Southern Accents.” George Strait will record a live version of “You Wreck Me,” with Chris Stapleton performing “I Should Have Known It,” and Luke Combs doing his rendition of “Runnin’ Down a Dream.”  Other famous names included on the cover album include Wynonna Judd, Lainey Wilson, Willie Nelson, Lukas Nelson, Marty Stuart And His Fabulous Superlatives, Rhiannon Giddens, Mike Campbell, Benmont Tench, and more.

Singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley has released his cover of Petty’s “American Girl,”sharing to Instagram: “When you get asked to reimagine one of the greatest rock & roll songs of all time by one of the most iconic American musicians of all time, the first thing you do is call up some of the greatest acoustic pickers of all time for the assist! My version of #AmericanGirl honoring @tompettyofficial is out today! Y’all let me know what you think, stream at the link in my bio”.  To stream, head here.

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