Dolly Parton Covers Tom Petty’s ‘Southern Accents’

    Dolly Parton has shared a cover of Tom Petty’s 1985 song ‘Southern Accents’, which appears on the upcoming compilation Petty Country: A Country Music Celebration of Tom Petty. It comes with a video directed by Trey Fanjoy, which you can check out below.

    “I was fortunate enough to get to know Tom over the years,” Parton said in a press release. “He’s such an iconic artist and important songwriter. I’m so honored to be a part of this special album and to be able to share my version of one of Tom’s best songs, ‘Southern Accents.’”

    Executive produced by George Drakoulias, Randall Poster, and Scott Borchetta, Petty Country: A Country Music Celebration of Tom Petty features Willie and Lukas Nelson, Steve Earle, Rhiannon Giddens, Chris Stapleton, Luke Combs, Wynonna Judd, Midland, Margo Price, Thomas Rhett, and more. It comes out on June 21.

    Petty Country: A Country Music Celebration of Tom Petty Tracklist:

    1. I Should Have Known It by Chris Stapleton
    2. Wildflowers by Thomas Rhett
    3. Runnin’ Down a Dream by Luke Combs
    4. Southern Accents by Dolly Parton
    5. Here Comes My Girl by Justin Moore
    6. American Girl by Dierks Bentley
    7. Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” by Lady A
    8. I Forgive It All by Jamey Johnson
    9. I Won’t Back Down by Brothers Osbourne
    10. Refugee by Wynonna Judd & Lainey Wilson
    11. Angel Dream No.2 by Willie Nelson & Lukas Nelson
    12. Learning To Fly by Eli Young Band
    13. Breakdown by Ryan Hurd feat. Carly Pearce
    14. Yer So Bad by Steve Earle
    15. Ways To Be Wicked by Margo Price feat. Mike Campbell
    16. Mary Jane’s Last Dance by Midland
    17. Free Falin’ by The Cadillac Three feat. Breland
    18. I Need To Know by Marty Stuart And His The Fabulous Superlatives
    19. Don’t Come Around Here No More by Rhiannon Giddens feat. Silkraod Ensemble and Benmont Tench
    20. You Wreck Me (Live) by George Strait

    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis is a writer, journalist, and music editor at Our Culture. His work has also appeared in Pitchfork, GIGsoup, and other publications. He currently lives in Athens, Greece.

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