"The Weight" is a song originally by 'The Band' that was released in 1968 and on the group's debut album 'Music from Big Pink'. Credited to The Band member Robbie Robertson, the song has significantly influenced American popular music, having been listed as no.41 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

"The Weight" is a song originally by 'The Band' that was released in 1968 and on the group's debut album 'Music from Big Pink'. Credited to The Band member Robbie Robertson, the song has significantly influenced American popular music, having been listed as no.41 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

#45 - The Band were four-fifths Canadian – drummer Levon Helm was from Arkansas – but their second album is all American. Guitarist Robbie Robertson's songs vividly evoke the country's pioneer age ("Across the Great Divide") and the Civil War ("The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"), while reflecting the fractured state of the nation in the 1960s. www.jeffreymarkell.com #orangecountyrealtor #jeffforhomes #greatestalbums

500 Greatest Albums of All Time

#45 - The Band were four-fifths Canadian – drummer Levon Helm was from Arkansas – but their second album is all American. Guitarist Robbie Robertson's songs vividly evoke the country's pioneer age ("Across the Great Divide") and the Civil War ("The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"), while reflecting the fractured state of the nation in the 1960s. www.jeffreymarkell.com #orangecountyrealtor #jeffforhomes #greatestalbums

The Band - saw them back in the late 80's at the tower - missing me some levon ;(

The Band - saw them back in the late 80's at the tower - missing me some levon ;(

Levon Helms on drums. The Band at its farewell concert, “The Last Waltz,” at the Winterland Auditorium in San Francisco in November 1976.

Levon Helm, Drummer and Gravel-Throated Singer for the Band, Dies at 71

Levon Helms on drums. The Band at its farewell concert, “The Last Waltz,” at the Winterland Auditorium in San Francisco in November 1976.

Levon Helm, drummer and lead singer of The Band, died April 19, 20212 of cancer at the age of 71 years old. R.I.P. Levon Helm (The Band) - "The sun's gonna shine through the shadows when I go away."

Levon Helm: 1940-2012

Levon Helm, drummer and lead singer of The Band, died April 19, 20212 of cancer at the age of 71 years old. R.I.P. Levon Helm (The Band) - "The sun's gonna shine through the shadows when I go away."

Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Garth Hudson, Richard Manuel and Robbie Robertson

Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Garth Hudson, Richard Manuel and Robbie Robertson

Bob Dylan With The Band, at the 1968 Woody Guthrie Tribute, uncredited

Bob Dylan With The Band, at the 1968 Woody Guthrie Tribute, uncredited

Music video by The Band Perry performing If I Die Young. (C) 2010 Republic Nashville Records, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

Music video by The Band Perry performing If I Die Young. (C) 2010 Republic Nashville Records, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

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