At the time of writing this he’s been gone for three weeks. It still feels like a bad dream. Tom Petty’s music is the one strong bond my brother and I share together, so of course losing him was (and still is) very difficult to accept. His music has been with me my entire life, starting at the age of four until the present. His songs provide the soundtrack to almost every happy memory I can think of.
Of course Nashville didn’t let me down with their covers and tribute shows honoring the legend. There were moments when I felt he was still here with us. Here’s a healthy list of my favorite performances over the last two weeks featuring Andrew Leahey, Sadler Vaden, Charlie Worsham, Elizabeth Cook, Jon Latham, Jason Isbell, Brent Cobb and Aaron Lee Tasjan!