After watching last night’s Academy Awards telecast many people were left talking about the film Crazy Heart. Not only did Jeff Bridges take home a long overdue Oscar, but one of the songs from the film, “The Weary Kind”, won the award for Best Original Song.
In the film, the song is written by Jeff Bridges character Bad Blake, and performed by Colin Farrell’s Tommy Sweet.
Video of Ryan Bingham singing “The Weary Kind” on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live
The story behind the creation of the song: