Tom Petty Says Receiving ASCAP Founders Award “Means the Most” to Him

By Music News Group

Reprise/WEATom Petty was honored Wednesday night with the ASCAP Founders Award at the performing-rights organization’s 31st annual Pop Music Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.

Speaking with ABC News Radio on the red carpet before the event, Petty said the prestigious honor, which recognizes artists whose songs have influenced and enriched their fellow artists, “means the most” to him. He elaborated by explaining, “[T]hat’s what matters the most to me is the song, and that’s my job in the band, so to be noticed for the songs is a great feeling.”

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Source: http://abcnewsradioonline.com/music-news/2014/4/24/tom-petty-says-receiving-ascap-founders-award-means-the-most.html

    

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