Jason Aldean released the song ‘I Won’t Back Down’ by Tom Petty with all money raised going to the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting victims. According to theboot.com the money will go to the Direct Impact Fund then distributed to the help those involved n the shootings. The song is the one he performed on Saturday Night Live on October 7th. The song is available for purchase and streaming.
Over the last half dozen years, country and pop have crossed paths more than the previous 15 years combined. Whether it was Florida Georgia Line bringing in Nelly, and later Jason Derulo, or Lady Gaga or Steven Tyler courting the country market, the music pot is stirring faster than ever. For the most part, a lot of people listen to everything.
George Strait and Lucinda Williams are stepping up to help honor the 2017 MusiCares Person of the Year, Tom Petty. The rock singer-songwriter will be lauded with an all-star tribute during the organization’s 27th annual benefit gala in February.