She Thinks I Still Care

by Heath Allyn

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I've never been a big country music person. I can appreciate it intellectually and musically, but it just doesn't resonate with me and move me like a lot of other music. So I was quite surprised when I found that despite that, I was riveted by a podcast called "Cocaine and Rhinestones" about the history of modern country music. The most recent episode is about George Jones. Something about this song got inside me and made me feel the need to learn it and do a version that was my own. A version that resonated with my personal frequency. So I learned it at 2am last night and practiced it until about 4am so I could record this as soon as I got up today. Hopefully those who hold this song sacred don't think this is some kind of abomination, but this is how that song came out when filtered through me.

lyrics

Just because I asked a friend about her
Just because I spoke her name somewhere
Just because I rang her number by mistake today
She thinks I still care

Just because I haunt the same old places
Where the memory of her lingers everywhere
Just because I'm not the happy guy I used to be
She thinks I still care

But if she's happy thinking I still need her
Then let that silly notion bring her cheer
But how could she ever be so foolish
Oh were would she get such an idea

Just because I asked a friend about her
Just because I spoke her name somewhere
Just because I saw her then went all to pieces
She thinks I still care
She thinks I still care

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released July 3, 2021
Written by Dickey Lee, Steve Duffy

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Heath Allyn Austin, Texas

Actor and musician in Austin, TX.

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