Hiss Golden Messenger, Chris Hillman & Herb Pedersen Cover Tom Petty For eTown


Hiss Golden Messenger was a recent guest on an episode of the eTown radio program that also featured a performance by Chris Hillman & Herb Pedersen. The pair acts came together for the show’s finale performance of Tom Petty’s “Wildflowers.”

Hiss Golden Messenger founder MC Taylor led the group on a trio of songs from the 2017 album Hallelujah Anyhow, one from 2014’s Lateness Of Dancers and a cover of Blind Willie Johnson’s “Latter Rain Done Fallen On Me.” Hillman, who was a co-founding member of The Byrds, and his longtime collaborator Pedersen took the stage eTown Hall in Boulder, Colorado and performed “Here She Comes Again,” “Given All I Can See” and The Byrds’ “The Bells Of Rhymney,” which appeared on Hillman’s 2017 album Bidin’ My Time.

Watch the performances below featuring eTown host, mandolin player Nick Forster, fiddler Helen Forster and dobro player Sally Van Meter, below:


[Caldonia, My Love]

[Jenny Of The Roses]

[Latter Rain Done Fallen On Me]

[Southern Grammar]

[When The Wall Comes Down]

[Here She Comes Again]

[Given All I Can See]

[The Bells Of Rhymney]