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The Band - The Weight Album

The Band - The Weight Album
Performer: The Band
Title: The Weight
Country: UK
Genre: Rock
Style:Folk Rock, Blues Rock
Released: 1968
Catalog number: CL 15559
Label: Capitol Records
MP3 album szie: 2293 mb
FLAC album size: 1646 mb

Tracklist

1Jaime Robbie Robertson - Rick Danko - Richard Manuel - Garth Hudson - Levon HelmThe Weight (Music From The Big Pink)
Written-By – J.R. Robertson
2Jaime Robbie Robertson - Rick Danko - Richard Manuel - Garth Hudson - Levon HelmI Shall Be Released (Music From The Big Pink)
Written-By – B. Dylan

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

Notes

4 Prong Knockout version

Barcodes

  • Rights Society: NCB
  • Barcode (A Side Run Off): F 26811-1
  • Barcode (B Side Run Off): F59201-1

Short intro

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. The Weight - The Band. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Текст песни: I pulled into Nazareth, was feelin' about half past dead I just need some place where I can lay my head Hey, mister, can you tell me where a man might find a bed He just grinned and shook my hand, no, was all he 5 from their album Music from Big Pink 1968. Composed by Robbie Robertson. 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. 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