Caroline Hecht covers Hank William’s “Your Cheating Heart” – live and unrefined from the backyard

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Here is another backyard take. Hank’s “Your Cheating Heart” has been a blast to play around with. What goes around comes around, baby!

The recording isn’t perfect folks. I’ve been trying to let go of that urge to polish everything, because it hinders me in sharing and also hides a shit ton of my soul. So here is me having fun and giving it away.

coal miner’s daughter (live and unrefined from the music room)

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My goal: to share a musical creation, regardless of mistakes, less than perfect recording qualities, or other “flaws” and “imperfections” weekly; to let go of what I have believed to be my best, and roll with what’s got the heart. I am committed to showing the world who I am in all states of creation. I am revealing to you my mistakes, my humanness, and through that you get to see and hear my soul.

So today I played around with Loretta Lynn’s “Coal Miner’s Daughter”. When I hear this song I think of the old Safari Lounge in Providence, Rhode Island, where my friend Justine and I used to go on Sunday nights after getting out of work at Tealuxe. We’d sing, more like shout, this song in the dingy dive during karaoke, while squeezing each others hands violently. They’re good memories. And now I have more. Today I got to know this song from deeper depths, and holy moly, what a song! Here’s to the Safari Lounge, here’s to Justine, and here’s to Loretta.