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VIDEO: Tom Leadon’s Tribute to Tom Petty

Tom Leadon wasn’t a Heartbreaker, but his musical tribute to Mudcrutch and Epics bandmate Tom Petty certainly tugs at the heartstrings.

Leadon uploaded the video below to YouTube of him performing a new song called “My Best Old Friend.”  The video was also shared by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ official Facebook page.

Just a warning:  Have a tissue handy, because I couldn’t get through the video without tearing up.

My Best Old Friend by Tom Leadon

A song written to recently departed Tom Petty, by his long-time close friend and band-mate with Mudcrutch and The Epics, Tom Leadon


Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.