My grandmother passed - need help with song

My grandmother passed yesterday and at her funeral i want to play a song my dad sang for her 20 years ago. The song was recorded with a little cheap microphone on a cassette. A few years ago my dad was afraid the cassette would eventually wear out so he played the cassette and recorded it with his laptop mic. So its a recording of a recording.

I know this is zero help and the ramblings of a newbie but I just want it to “sound better”.

I dont expect anyone to do it for me but if anyone could point me in the right direction, i only have one night to get it done.

Thank you for your time

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Try using the Noise Removal effect to reduce the amount of tape hiss.
Hopefully you have a WAV file of the recording - working with MP3 is not recommended as MP3 is a “lossy” format so the sound quality is reduced before you even start trying to improve it.

I’d also suggest increasing the bass (lower frequencies) quite a lot and the treble (higher frequencies) just a little. A simple way to do that is with the Bass and Treble effect. As a rough guide, try settings of: “+15, +6, -1, Enabled”

thank you.

i appreciate you taking the time to give me a hand. i will try those settings now