The Band

The Weight

The Band

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The Weight

Year: 1968 -

(, Jaime Robbie Robertson)

Capo on 2nd fret
	  		 

G Bm Em G C C C  G   
---.......   
G Bm Em G C C C  G                            
   ---......... INTRO with guitar lick(s)   

Verse 1:

G Bm C G I pulled into Nazareth, was feelin' 'bout half past dead G Bm C G I just need some place, where I can lay my head G Bm C G Hey Mister can you tell me, where a man might find a bed G Bm C G He just grinned and shook my hand, and 'no' was all he said
tabchorus
G D C G D C Take a load off Fanny, take a load for free G D C CC Take a load off Fanny, ..and ..and ..and.. C G You put the load (put the load) right on me
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G Bm Em G C C C G

Verse 2:

G Bm C G I picked up my bag, I went lookin' for a place to hide G Bm C G When I saw old Carmen and the devil walkin' side by side G Bm C G I said "Hey Carmen, come on let's go down town" G Bm C G She said "I gotta go but my friend can stick around"
tabchorus
G D C G D C Take a load off Fanny, take a load for free G D C CC Take a load off Fanny, ..and ..and ..and.. C G You put the load (put the load) right on me
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G Bm Em G C C C G

Verse 3:

G Bm C G Go down miss Moses, there's nothin' you can say G Bm C G It's just old Luke and, Luke's waitin' on the Judgement Day G Bm C G Well Luke my friend, what about young Anna Lee? G Bm C G He said "Do me a favor son, wont you stay & keep Anna Lee company"
tabchorus
G D C G D C Take a load off Fanny, take a load for free G D C Take a load off Fanny, ..and ..and ..and.. C G You put the load (put the load) right on me
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G Bm Em G C C C G

Verse 4:

G Bm C G Crazy Chester followed me, and he caught me in the fog G Bm C G He said "I will fix your rack, if you take Jack my dog" G Bm C G I said "Wait a minute Chester, you know I'm a peaceful man" G Bm C G He said "That's okay boy, won't you feed him when you can"
tabchorus
G D C G D C Take a load off Fanny, take a load for free G D C Take a load off Fanny, ..and ..and ..and.. C G You put the load (put the load) right on me
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G Bm Em G C C C G ..---......... G Bm Em G C C C G ..---.........

Verse 5:

G Bm C G Catch a Cannonball, now to take me down the line G Bm C G My bag is sinking low, and I do believe it's time G Bm C G To get back to miss Fanny you know she's the only one G Bm C G Who sent me here with her regards for everyone
tabchorus
G D C G D C Take a load off Fanny, take a load for free G D C Take a load off Fanny, ..and ..and ..and.. C G You put the load (put the load) right on me
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G Bm Em G C C C G ..---......... ..---.........

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