MAVIS STAPLES and Friends – ” The Weight ” at Newport Folk Festival

Third time I’ve tried re-blogging this. Great video, great song. Robbie Robertson at his writing best.

The Fat Angel Sings


Mavis Staples and band with help from Norah Jones and Taylor Goldsmith performs the Bands song “The Weight” at the Newport Folk Festival last Sunday with a mixture of Gospel Country and Blues close to an unforgettable performance  celebrating her 75th birthday.

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