Robbie Robertson interview
Robbie Robertson speaks about the dream of global collaboration and how the Playing For Change version of “The Weight” gave new soul to the song.
Behind the song
Songwriter and former member of The Band, Robbie Robertson, and Playing For Change producer Mark Johnson, sat down to talk about “The Weight.” Get an inside look at how this Song Around The World came to be.
Behind the song: “The Weight” (Part 2)
Collaborating artists and producer Sebastian Robertson, the son of Robbie Robertson who wrote “The Weight,” reflect on meanings they’ve taken from the song and how such a diverse assembly of musicians can come together in perfect harmony to celebrate the 50th anniversary of this American classic.