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The Week In Pop

Poder A La “Gente”: The Latin Pop Resurgence Is On

"Mi Gente" is the perfect name for it, really.
Chris DeVille | October 12, 2017 - 4:00 pm

Stereogum Sessions

Watch Cloakroom’s Slowcore Cover Of Tom Petty’s “Runnin’ Down A Dream” In A Stereogum Session

Cloakroom are currently in the midst of a tour in support of their recent album, Time Well, and they stopped by our offices to perform…
James Rettig | October 5, 2017 - 5:30 pm

The Week In Pop

MTV’s New TRL Is A Vapid, Obnoxious Mess

What a time to be a live television program. The only TV many people watch in real time these days is sporting events, Game Of
Chris DeVille | October 5, 2017 - 4:15 pm

More Tom Petty stories

Watch Bob Dylan Cover Tom Petty’s “Learning To Fly”

Friday would have been Tom Petty's 67th birthday. And at his show in Broomfield, Colorado last night, Bob Dylan paid tribute to his late Traveling…
Peter Helman | October 22, 2017 - 11:26 am

Tom Petty Honored With Memorial Vampire Walk In The Valley

Today is Tom Petty's birthday. If we hadn't lost him a couple of weeks ago, he would've been 67 today. And last night, a group…
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2017 - 9:00 am

J. Geils Band’s Peter Wolf Recalls Passing On Big Tom Petty Hit

In 1979, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers recorded their song "Don't Do Me Like That." It ended up being one of the most important songs…
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2017 - 1:06 pm

Benmont Tench Says LA Solo Show Is Still On, Reflects On Grieving Tom Petty’s Death

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers keyboardist Benmont Tench has posted a message announcing his plans to go through with a solo performance later this month…
Chris DeVille | October 13, 2017 - 5:19 pm

Watch Chris Stapleton Cover Tom Petty’s “Learning To Fly” In Moline

Margo Price covered Tom Petty's "Mary Jane’s Last Dance" during her opening set for Chris Stapleton in Moline, Illinois on Thursday, and afterwards, Stapleton performed…
Peter Helman | October 9, 2017 - 10:57 pm

Watch Margo Price Cover Tom Petty’s “Mary Jane’s Last Dance” In Moline

After Tom Petty died, Margo Price told us that her favorite Petty song is "Have Love, Will Travel." But she's been working the more well-known…
Peter Helman | October 9, 2017 - 10:44 pm

Watch The Killers Cover Two Tom Petty Songs At ACL

Tom Petty died about a week ago, and since then, a whole lot of bands have been working one of his songs into their setlists.
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2017 - 8:48 am

Watch Jason Isbell Cover Two Tom Petty Classics At MEMPHO Fest

In the wake of Tom Petty's death, Jason Isbell was one of the many, many artists to post a small tribute on social media. "I…
Peter Helman | October 8, 2017 - 5:42 pm

ACL Festival Honors Tom Petty With Free Fallin’ Sky Divers

Austin City Limits Festival honored the late Tom Petty with a very special tribute performance last night. Just after 7PM, as archival footage of Tom…
Peter Helman | October 8, 2017 - 11:37 am

SNL Opens First Show Since Las Vegas Shooting With Jason Aldean Covering Tom Petty’s “I Won’t Back Down”

Last night, Jason Aldean returned to the stage for the first time since the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, where the country star…
Peter Helman | October 8, 2017 - 10:53 am

Watch Sun Kil Moon Cover Tom Petty In NYC

Sun Kil Moon played a show at NYC's Town Hall last night, and Mark Kozelek joined Drive-By Truckers, Strand Of Oaks, Kesha, Father John Misty,…
Peter Helman | October 7, 2017 - 1:32 pm

Watch The War On Drugs Cover Tom Petty In LA

Add the War On Drugs to the pile of obvious Tom Petty descendants paying tribute to the late legend in concert. Adam Granduciel seems like…
Chris DeVille | October 6, 2017 - 4:32 pm

Watch Drive-By Truckers Cover Tom Petty’s “The Waiting”

Southern rock road warriors Drive-By Truckers are back out on tour in support of last year's great American Band, and like many musicians, they've been…
Chris DeVille | October 6, 2017 - 10:11 am
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