Dolly Parton Covers Tom Petty’s “Southern Accents”: Watch

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Dolly Parton has released a new cover of Tom Petty’s 1985 song “Southern Accents.” It’ll appear on the forthcoming compilation Petty Country: A Country Music Celebration of Tom Petty. Watch Parton’s new “Southern Accents” music video, directed by Trey Fanjoy, below.

“I was fortunate enough to get to know Tom over the years,” Parton stated 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.’”

George Drakoulias, Randall Poster, and Scott Borchetta are the executive producers of Petty Country: A Country Music Celebration of Tom Petty. The tribute album features Willie and Lukas Nelson, Steve Earle, Rhiannon Giddens, Chris Stapleton, Luke Combs, Midland, Margo Price, and more. The LP is out on June 21.

Dolly Parton has been in the headlines lately for her work on Beyoncé’s Cowboy Carter. She is on the new album’s “Dolly P” and “Tyrant,” and Beyoncé memorably covers Parton’s “Jolene.”