The Weight

06 Apr 2020 · 8 min read

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The Band and their Next of Kin, photo by Elliot Landy

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I recently came across the Playing for Change Song Around the World video of Robbie Robertson's composition β€œThe Weight,” and it made me want to think – and write! – more deeply about how this song works, and what it means, and the timeless nature of its appeal.

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