Miley Cyrus honored Tom Petty‘s legacy on The Tonight Present Thursday.
Petty died Monday after going into cardiac arrest; the singer-songwriter was 66 years previous. As Miley mentioned on The Howard Stern Present Wednesday, “It is simply actually arduous for me, watching these people who I grew up with leaving.” She sang a canopy of “Wildflowers,” telling Howard Stern, “The explanation why I selected this tune is as a result of it is hopeful—it is hopeful relatively than mourning.”
Miley carried out the tune once more on Jimmy Fallon‘s late-night present, this time backed by her father, Billy Ray Cyrus. “You prepared, dad?” Miley requested Billy Ray earlier than singing the ultimate chorus.
The “Youthful Now” singer is not the one artist to pay tribute to Petty after his loss of life. On Monday, Sheryl Crow devoted her live performance on the espnW Ladies + Sports activities Summit to the rocker, and Coldplay introduced out R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck to carry out considered one of his classics, “Free Fallin’,” in Portland. The next evening, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Emmylou Harris and Dave Matthews acquired collectively to cowl Tom Petty and the Heartbreaker‘s “Refugee” in Seattle.
The Los Angeles County coroner’s workplace accomplished Petty’s post-mortem Tuesday, however his reason for loss of life would require additional examination. In keeping with reviews, he had not seen a physician in six months. Foul play just isn’t suspected, and toxicology outcomes is not going to be prepared for a number of weeks.
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