Sometimes, you can only see the magic of something through the eyes of a true fan. Tom Petty shouldn’t need explanation, his work stands on it’s own. But watching Chris Stapleton talk about and perform his work puts Petty in a whole new light. You can’t miss the influence Petty had on country music when it’s sung by Stapleton.
Stapleton’s passion and excitement for the music of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers is contagious.
And what it was like opening for him.
“You Don’t Know How It Feels”
Stapleton 100 percent owns it to the point that you can’t even tell it’s a cover.
“Free Falling” with Maren Morris
Perhaps Petty’s most famous song, sing by two of country’s hottest stars.