Stevie Nicks Tributes Tom Petty At MusiCares Concert

Stevie Nicks was among the musicians who paid tribute to Tom Petty at the recent MusiCares event. The tribute took place at the charity’s annual Person of the Year concert, which was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Friday. Nicks performed “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” at the star studded event. The Foo Fighters, Don Henley, Jackson Browne, George Strait and Gary Clarke Jr. also performed. Ed Helms served as the emcee for the event. Petty later accepted an award and said: “It empowered the youth of America and the government got really nervous,” he said, referring to rock and roll’s rise in the 1950s. “Especially Republicans. They put Elvis in the Army and Chuck Berry in jail and things calmed down for a few years but it was too late. The music reached England.and I joined the conspiracy to put black popular music on the white radio.” Copyright(c) 2017 RTTNews.com. All Rights ReservedLess «

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