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

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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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