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The Weight featuring Robbie Robertson and Ringo Starr | Song Around The World

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We’re excited to share “The Weight,” our classic Song Around The World featuring musicians performing together across 5 continents. Great songs can travel everywhere bridging what divides us and inspiring us to see how easily we all get along when the music plays. Special thanks to our partner Cambria® for helping to make this possible and to Robbie Robertson, Ringo Starr, and all the musicians for joining us in celebrating 50 years of this classic song.

Take a load off and turn it up!!

Dedicated To "The Band"

Rick Danko

Levon Helm

Garth Hudson

Richard Manuel

Robbie Robertson

"The global unity in the Playing For Change concept is phenomenal.

Collaboration in music is everything and this is the epitome of that."

- Robbie Robertson

Lyrics and chords

Written By: Robbie Robertson

Ahmed Al Harmi: Oud
Ali Boulala: Acoustic guitar
Chango Spasiuk: Accordion
Char: Electric guitar
Hutch Hutchinson: Electric bass
John Cruz: Vocals and acoustic guitar
Keiko Komaki: Piano
Larkin Poe: Vocals and guitar
Lukas Nelson: Vocals and electric guitar
Marcus King: Vocals and electric guitar
Mermans Mosengo: Vocals
Rajeev Shrestha: Sitar
Ringo Starr: Drums
Robbie Robertson: Vocals and electric guitar
Roberto Luti: Resonator steel guitar
Robin Moxey: Vocals and acoustic guitar
Roselyn Williams: Vocals
Sanjay Shrestha: Congas
Sherieta Lewis: Vocals
Sol Homar: Percussion
Taimane: Ukulele

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