Southern Accents: Lady A’s Charles Kelley, Randy Houser and more remember Tom Petty

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By Music News Group

Scott Legato/Getty ImagesAs the country community continues to reel from the mass shooting in Vegas this weekend, the news came that legendary rocker Tom Petty had passed away.

The 66-year-old died Monday night after going into cardiac arrest at his Malibu home the previous evening. He was rushed to UCLA Medical Center but couldn’t be revived.

Though Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers were members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, their music still resonated with country audiences and many of today’s biggest stars. Lady Antebellum‘s Charles Kelley covered Tom’s “Southern Accents” on his solo album, The Driver, duetting with …read more