Musicians Pay Homage to Tom Petty On One-Year Anniversary Of His Death

Musicians Pay Homage to Tom Petty On One-Year Anniversary Of His Death


A 63-song compilation curated by his household and bandmates was additionally launched in honor of the singer’s legacy.

One 12 months after Tom Petty's passing on Oct. 2, 2017, artists all over the world have been taking the time to honor the rock legend's life. One-of-a-kind renditions, unique covers and heartwarming posts have flooded the web as each celebrities and followers bear in mind the icon's music, legacy and plain influence and affect within the rock world. 

Honoring the "American Girl'" singer, The Lumineers launched a stripped-down model of "Walls." "Tom Petty is a musical hero of mine, and 'Walls' is such an unbelievable track," frontman Wesley Schultz shared in a press launch, including, "When I received married, my spouse walked down the aisle to that track." 

The Revivalists additionally paid tribute to the late singer throughout their efficiency on SiriusXM’s JamON channel, the place they lined Petty's "Wildflowers."


During his annual Ohana Fest in California on Sept. 28, Eddie Vedder took the time to pay homage to Petty protecting each the long-lasting 1989 "Won't Back Down" and "Wildflowers" alongside Heartbreaker's personal Scott Thurston. 

Curated by Petty's daughter Adria and spouse Dana, in collaboration with former band mates Mike Campbell and Benmont Tench — a 63-song compilation of unheard recordings and reside performances titled Tom Petty: An American Treasure was additionally launched on Sept. 28, celebrating Petty's emblematic physique of music.

Check out The Lumineers', The Revivalist's and Eddie Vedder's unique covers in addition to different heartfelt tributes under.