The Weight

~ Recording by The Band

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.5 The Weight 4:40 Music From Big Pink The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) 2955
1.1 The Weight ?:?? The Best of The Band The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) EA-ST 23927
1.3 The Weight 4:40 The Best of The Band The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) SN-16331
1.1 The Weight 4:36 Anthology The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) SKBO-11856
1.1 The Weight 4:36 Anthology, Volume 1 The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) SN-66099
1.5 The Weight 4:40 Music From Big Pink The Band Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab MFSL 1-039
1.11 The Weight 4:34 The Big Chill: More Songs From the Original Soundtrack Various Artists Motown Records 6094ML
1.3 The Weight 4:35 The Best of The Band The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) CP32-5074
1.6 The Weight 4:39 To Kingdom Come The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) CDP 592170
1.6 The Weight 4:39 To Kingdom Come The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) CDP 7 92169 2
1.5 The Weight 4:38 Music From Big Pink The Band Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab UDCD 527
1.5 The Weight 4:38 Music From Big Pink The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) CDP 7 46069 2
1.6 The Weight 4:39 To Kingdom Come The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) EN 5010
1.8 The Weight 4:34 Tour of Duty III Various Artists CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) 465119 2
2.10 The Weight 4:35 The Finest Masterpieces in Pop & Rock, Volume 1 Various Artists EMI Music Germany GmbH & Co. KG (do not use this as a release label!) 652Y-7 95672 2, 652Y-7 95673 2
1.1 The Weight 4:35 The Best of The Band The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) 8312722
1.1 The Weight 4:35 The Best of The Band The Band
2.6 The Weight 4:35 The Rock Collection: Rock USA Various Artists Time-Life Music TL 527/06
1.6 The Weight 4:33 The Best of Tour of Duty Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 742173 2
1.1 The Weight 4:36 The Collection The Band Castle Communications (primary imprint of Castle Communications PLC) CCSCD 333
1.13 The Weight 4:36 The Rolling Stone Collection: 25 Years of Essential Rock Various Artists Time-Life Music A-23707/R102-34, A-23708/R102-34, A-23709/R102-34, A-23710/R102-34, OPCD-2692/R102-34, OPCD-2693/R102-34, OPCD-2694/R102-34, R102-34
1.13 The Weight 4:36 The Rolling Stone Collection: 25 Years of Essential Rock Various Artists Time-Life Music OPCS-2692, OPCS-2693, OPCS-2694, PT-23707, PT-23708, PT-23709, PT-23710, R102-33
1.2 The Weight 4:36 Across the Great Divide The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) D207193
1.2 The Weight 4:36 Across the Great Divide The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) C2 0 7777 89565 2 5
2.12 The Weight 4:34 Harley-Davidson Road Songs Various Artists The Right Stuff (reissues; once EMI, now UMG) T2-31324
2.12 The Weight 4:34 Harley-Davidson Road Songs Various Artists
2.11 The Weight 4:34 Harley Davidson Road Songs Various Artists The Right Stuff (reissues; once EMI, now UMG) 8367312
1.2 The Weight 4:35 The Best of Across the Great Divide The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.)
1.3 The Weight 4:35 The Best of The Band The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) CDP 46070, CDP-546070
1.3 The Weight 4:35 The Best of The Band The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) CDP-46070
1.4 The Weight 4:36 Acoustic Freeway Various Artists PolyGram TV (a division of PolyGram Record Operations Ltd.) 525 735-2
1.3 The Weight 4:34 Easy Rider Various Artists
1.19 The Weight 4:34 That’s Country: Simply the Best of Country Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972), EMI TV 7243 8 36433 2 5, CDEMTVD 103
2.8 The Weight 4:36 Good Morning Vietnam Various Artists Disky HR 863812
1.17 The Weight 4:35 Het beste uit de top 60 van de jaren 60 Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)
3.10 The Weight 4:35 Oh What a Feeling Various Artists Juno Records JUNO-25-1, JUNO-25-2, JUNO-25-3, JUNO-25-4
1.1 The Weight 4:36 The Weight The Band Disky DC 867162
1.1 The Weight 4:36 The Collection The Band EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 7243 8 55078 2 3
1.1 The Weight 4:33 A Time to Remember: 1968 Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) ATTR 1968
1.12 The Weight 4:33 The First Summer of Love Various Artists PolyGram TV (a division of PolyGram Record Operations Ltd.) 553 862-2
2.3 The Weight 4:35 Classic Rock: 1967-1968 Various Artists Time-Life Music TL 559/12
1.14 The Weight 4:37 The Shape I'm In: The Very Best of The Band The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.)
1.7 The Weight 4:36 Patch Adams Marc Shaiman
4.3 The Weight 4:38 The Love Generation Various Artists Americana Masters LBSCD0018
1.2 The Weight 4:37 The '60s: Original NBC Motion Picture Soundtrack Various Artists PolyGram 538743
1.12 The Weight 4:36 Time 100: The Music of Our Lives 1960-1980 Various Artists wea (has logo with just "wea" on it) WTVD 37258
8.12 The Weight 4:36 Wow That Was the 60's Various Artists Disky DB 883352
1.3 The Weight 4:35 Girl, Interrupted Various Artists TVT Records TVT 6500-2
1.2 The Weight 4:35 Positively '60s Various Artists Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) 23589
1.5 The Weight 4:39 Music From Big Pink The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) 72435-25390-2-4
1.5 The Weight 4:39 Music From Big Pink The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.), EMI Music Canada 72435-25390-2-4
1.5 The Weight 4:39 Music From Big Pink The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) 7243 5 25390 2 4
1.1 The Weight 4:35 Greatest Hits The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) 72435-24941-2-5
1.27 Weight 4:33 Decades: The Story of the 60’s / 70’s / 80’s Various Artists Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and its subsidiaries)
1.12 The Weight 4:35 El mejor álbum de música de anuncios TV, Volumen 2 Various Artists
1.1 The Weight 4:35 Greatest Hits The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) 524 9412, 7243 5 24941 2 5
4.16 The Weight 4:35 Greatest Hits of the 60's Various Artists Disky DB 990852
1.5 The Weight 4:39 Music From Big Pink / The Band The Band EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 5099909524729
1.12 The Weight 4:33 Singers and Songwriters: The 1960s Various Artists Sony Music Special Products, Time-Life Music A2 31243, A 31244, A 31245, R812-06
1.15 The Weight 4:35 Double Shot of Blues 2 Various Artists Universal Music Group (has logo with just "Universal Music Group") 5857942
1.2 The Weight 4:33 The Very Best Album Ever The Band EMI Music Netherlands (this is not an imprint! it likely refers to EMI Music Netherlands BV) 7243 5 39149 2 9
1.6 The Weight ?:?? '60s Rock, Volume I Various Artists EMI Music Special Markets
1.5 The Weight 4:39 Music From Big Pink The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) 72434-77929-9-8
4.16 The Weight 4:35 Greatest Hits of the 60's Various Artists Disky DB 905538
1.12 The Weight 4:36 Greatest Rock Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 593055, 593056
1.5 The Weight 4:36 Tangled Journey Various Artists Gallo Record Company CDSM206
1.8 The Weight 4:34 Starsky & Hutch Various Artists TVT Soundtrax TV 6700-2
2.10 The Weight (album version) 4:33 Easy Rider Various Artists Hip‐O Records
1.9 The Weight 4:34 Best of Acoustic: 32 Moody Songs Various Artists
2.5 The Weight 4:35 Essential Soft Rock Various Artists
1.13 The Weight 4:38 Legends: Ultimate Rock Collection: Gimme Some Lovin' Various Artists Time-Life Music 19597-2, 72435-84068-2-5
2.10 The Weight (album version) 4:34 Music From And Inspired By Easy Rider Various Artists Hip‐O Records B0002115-02
1.15 The Weight 4:36 Music From and Inspired by The Big Chill - Deluxe Edition Various Artists Hip‐O Records
2.4 The Weight 4:35 I Love Music 1965-1969 Various Artists Disky CB 902950
2.7 The Weight 4:38 A Musical History The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) CCAP77409-6
5.19 The Weight 4:36 A Musical History The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) CCAP77409-6
3.10 The Weight 4:33 100% Rock, Volume 4 Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 0094633824621
2.4 The Weight 4:36 Good Morning Vietnam Various Artists Disky BX 903469
1.20 The Weight 4:35 Sixties Top 100 Various Artists USM (for ℗ & © use only; Universal Strategic Marketing, a division of Universal Music B.V.) 984 318-1
1.22 The Weight 4:35 101 Sixties Hits Various Artists Virgin TV VTDCDX 866
3.25 The Weight 4:35 Pure 60s Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 508 2922, 5099950829224
1.3 The Weight (aus "Easy Rider") 4:35 Kino De Luxe: Der Soundtrack: FOCUS Edition Various Artists Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) 886971 92492
15.7 The Weight 4:34 Rock Classics Various Artists Time-Life Music
8.2 The Weight 4:35 Testament van de Sixties Various Artists USM (for ℗ & © use only; Universal Strategic Marketing, a division of Universal Music B.V.) 984 812-8
1.5 The Weight 4:36 The Best of a Musical History The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) 09463 88713 2 3
1.5 The Weight 4:36 The Best of a Musical History The Band Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) 094638881827 PAL
1.1 The Weight 4:36 The Collection The Band Disky SI 904664
1.7 The Weight 4:34 Time Life Music - Rock Classics: Roots of Rock Various Artists Time-Life Music
3.11 The Weight 4:35 101 Driving Songs Various Artists Virgin TV VTDCDX 905
1.17 The Weight 4:35 Story Songs Various Artists Virgin TV VTDCD 917
1.4 The Weight 4:36 Northern Songs: Canada's Best and Brightest Various Artists Starbucks Entertainment
2.10 The Weight 4:35 Sixties Top 100, Volume 2 Various Artists USM (for ℗ & © use only; Universal Strategic Marketing, a division of Universal Music B.V.) 530 591-0
1.17 The Weight 4:36 This Is… 1968 Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 5099922779526
1.5 The Weight 4:38 Music From Big Pink The Band Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab UDSACD 2044
2.9 The Weight 4:36 Die Hit-Giganten: Country & Folk Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) 88697374272
5.13 The Weight 4:36 Original Hits: Sixties Various Artists EMI Gold
2.7 The Weight 4:35 Bus Palladium Various Artists EMI Music France (1994–2013)
1.3 The Weight 4:36 Les Petits Mouchoirs Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified)
Bootleg
1.14 The Weight 4:34 YTMND Soundtrack, Volume 8: Wartime Edition Various Artists YTMND
(unknown)
1.3 The Weight (single version) 4:33 10 Great Songs The Band EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)

Relationships

acoustic guitar: Robbie Robertson (1968-01)
bass guitar: Rick Danko (1968-01)
drums: Levon Helm (1968-01)
piano: Garth Hudson (1968-01)
background vocals: Rick Danko (1968-01)
Levon Helm (1968-01)
Richard Manuel (1968-01)
engineer: Don Hahn (engineer)
Tony May (Engineer)
lead vocals: Rick Danko (1968-01)
Levon Helm (1968-01)
producer: The Band (roots rock band)
John Simon (US producer, arranger, composer, songwriter and musician)
part of: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - 500 Songs That Shaped Rock
Huffington Post: 100 Best Canadian Songs Ever (number: 6)
recording of: The Weight (1968-01)

The Weight

composer: Robbie Robertson
lyricist: Robbie Robertson
publisher: Dwarf Music
later translated versions: El peso