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Caitlin Heaney: Talented Singer/Songwriter and YouTube Performer

You should all check out my friend Caitlin’s YouTube channel at CaitlinHeaneyMusic. She’s got a fantastic voice, and she also plays piano and guitar. She writes her own songs and music, as well as singing really great covers of a wide variety of songs (she’s very talented). I haven’t heard her sing in person in years, but I always love watching one of music videos on YouTube.  Continue reading

“It’s Alright”

This was posted in its original form at 3:41 AM, February 5, 2010 at my former Blogger blog.

I love Dar Williams‘ song “It’s Alright,” from her album Promised Land. It speaks to me, somehow. Not really directly, line for line, but it feels right, in that way that music can, for no particular reason. It reminds me — gives me hope — that life will be alright.

I know change is a bad thing,
Breaks me down into a sorry sad thing
Not some iridescent grateful butterfly.
I’ll resist with defiance,
Not the valor of a mystic silence,
I will fight the dizzy spiral of goodbye.

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