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The Band - The Weight FLAC Album
Folk Rock, Blues Rock
  • Performer:
    The Band
  • Title:
    The Weight
  • Genre:
  • Style:
    Folk Rock, Blues Rock
  • Release date:
    1968
  • Country:
    Yugoslavia
  • Size FLAC version
    2995 mb
  • Size MP3 version
    1995 mb
  • Size WMA version
    1763 mb
  • Rating:
    4.1
  • Votes:
    944
  • Record from:
    Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single

Tracklist

1I Shall Be Released
Written-By – B. Dylan
3:16
2The Weight
Written-By – J.R. Robertson
4:40

Versions

CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
2269Jaime Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko, Richard Manuel, Garth Hudson, Levon Helm Jaime Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko, Richard Manuel, Garth Hudson, Levon Helm - The Weight ‎(7", Single)Capitol Records2269US1968
F.2269Jaime Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko, Richard Manuel, Garth Hudson, Levon Helm Jaime Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko, Richard Manuel, Garth Hudson, Levon Helm - The Weight ‎(7", Single)Capitol RecordsF.2269New Zealand1968
X-6158The Band The Weight ‎(7", Single, RE)Capitol Records, StarlineX-6158US1981
CL 15559The Band The Weight ‎(7", Single, Sol)Capitol RecordsCL 15559UK1968
F 2269The Band The Weight ‎(7")Capitol RecordsF 2269Italy1968

Credits

  • ProducerJohn Simon

Barcodes

  • Rights Society: NCB
  • Matrix / Runout (A side): SCA 8226 A
  • Matrix / Runout (A side): ZP-VP 41168-51168
  • Matrix / Runout (B side): SCA 8226 B
  • Matrix / Runout (B side): ZP -41168-

Companies

  • Manufactured By – Jugoton
  • Record Company – Capitol Industries, Inc.
  • Published By – Feldman

Album

The Weight is an original song by the Canadian-American group The Band that was released as Capitol Records single 2269 in 1968 and on the group's debut album Music from Big Pink. Written by Band member Robbie Robertson, the song is about a visitor's experiences in a town mentioned in the lyric's first line as Nazareth. The Weight has significantly influenced American popular music, having been listed as No. 41 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time published in 2004. Pitchfork Media. Track 5 from their album Music from Big Pink 1968. Composed by Robbie Weight by The Weight, released 17 November 2017 1. Hard Way 2. Trouble 3. Inside 4. Rich Man's Pride 5. A Good Thing 6. Money Ain't for Keeping 7. Hammer, Cross & Nail 8. Jam 9. Get Some 10. Plenty of Nothing ENGLISH Rock is a cliché. As such it appears to have become outworn, pale and predictable. CD-Digipack Version of the self titled Debut Album The Weight Includes unlimited streaming of The Weight via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. ships out within 3 days. Buy Compact Disc. EUR or more. The Weight - Vinyl. RecordVinyl Digital Album. The Weight is a 1968 song by The Band. The song appears originally on The Band's first album, Music from Big Pink. The Weight is one of the group's best known songs and among the most popular songs of the late 1960s counterculture. However, the song was not a significant mainstream hit for The Band in the US, peaking at only 63. The Band's record fared much better in Canada and the UK in those countries, the single was a top 40 hit, peaking at 35 in Canada and 21 in the UK in 1968. No fewer than three cover versions of The Weight&quo read. Weight is the fourth full-length studio album by the Rollins Band, released on April 12, 1994 see 1994 in music. It featured the band's biggest hits, Liar and Disconnect. The band recorded the album during a snowy December 1993 in Echo Creek Ranch, in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. The popular video for the single Liar gained further notoriety after appearing on a 1994 Beavis and Butt-Head episode titled Liar Liar. Another video from the album, Disconnect, appeared twice on the series, first in the. The Weight. What they had to offer seemed someh. This song is by The Band and appearsThe Weight. This song is by The Band and appears This song is available as a downloadable track for the video games Rock Band 3, Rock Band 4 and Rock Band Blitz. This song is featured in the movie Easy Rider. This song is featured in the television series My Name Is Earl. I pulled into Nazareth, was feelin' about half past deadI just need some place where I can lay my headHey, mister, can you tell me where a man might find a bedHe just grinned and shook my hand, and No, was all he said. The Weight is his duty to check all these strange people. Robertson claimed that the song was influenced by the surrealistic movies by the Mexican director Luis Buñuel. The song's characters Crazy Chester, Luke, and Anna Lee are based on the band's friends. Drummer Levon Helm explained it in his autobiography This Wheel's On Fire: Levon Helm And The Story Of The Band: The song was full of our favorite characters. Luke' was Jimmy Ray Paulman. Young Anna Lee' was Anna Lee Williams from Turkey Scratch. The Weight, by the Bands Robbie Robertson, appears on their album Music from Big Pink 1968. Robertson tells a story about a travelers visit to a small town, but mixes biblical references into the story to create a modern parable. This song rose to 63-the album climbed to 30. Robertson told Rock Cellar Magazine that this song was inspired by a surrealist filmmaker. He was thinking of Luis Buñuel: I saw about three Buñuel movies and there was a thread running through these that fascinated me because it was all about people trying to do something really good. by The Band. Album: Music From Big Pink 1968. Charted: 21 63. The Band's guitarist, Robbie Robertson, claims this was influenced by the work of Luis Buñuel, a Spanish director who made some of the first movies dealing with surrealism. Robertson was intrigued by the characters in his films, who were often good people who did bad things. Since only the writer receives royalties for a song, this created a great deal of tension in The Band

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