The music world has been quick to react to news of the death of actor Andy Griffith , who died Tuesday at age 86.
Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill paid tribute to the actor, tweeting , “RIP Andy Griffith. One of my favorite tv actors of all time. I can hear him whistling the theme song all the way to the pearly gates.” Followill recommended that fans check out one of Griffith’s films from 1957, tweeting , “Do yourself a favor and watch A Face in the Crowd . One of the best performances ever. #lonesomerhodes”
In addition, former Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash tweeted , “RIP Andy Griffith. The next step after Mr Rogers. U were loved by all. iiii]; )'”
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