MONTREAL -- The team at CHOM 97.7 put together a rallying cry for Montrealers and they did it using the words and music of Tom Petty.

On-air talent including Jason Rockman, Bilal Butt, Terry Dimonte and many others contributed their vocal and instrumental talents to a version of Petty's iconic anthem 'Won't Back Down.'

Watch their performance above. 

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