Asked by: Rod Wieandt
asked in category: General Last Updated: 8th February, 2020

Who is Anna Lee in the weight?

— “Young” Anna Lee Amsden, immortalized in The Band's song “The Weight,” is kicking off an effort to restore Levon Helm's childhood home and extend a musical heritage the drummer from Turkey Scratch, Arkansas, developed over 60 years.

Click to see full answer.


Likewise, people ask, who really wrote the weight?

Robbie Robertson

what is the story behind the song The Weight by The Band? "The Weight" tells the story of a man who comes to the town called Nazareth, and his friend Annie asks him to visit some of her friends. "The Weight" is his duty to check all these strange people. Robertson claimed that the song was influenced by the surrealistic movies by the Spanish filmmaker Luis Buñuel.

Then, is it Annie or fanny the weight?

The Weight is actually saying "Take a load off Fanny", not Annie. From songfacts.com: The characters in the song - Crazy Chester, Luke, Anna Lee, are based on friends of the band.

What does the weight mean?

noun. the amount or quantity of heaviness or mass; amount a thing weighs. Physics. the force that gravitation exerts upon a body, equal to the mass of the body times the local acceleration of gravity: commonly taken, in a region of constant gravitational acceleration, as a measure of mass.

18 Related Question Answers Found

What age did Rick Danko die?

What are the steps to write a song?


Who really wrote the bands songs?

Who wrote Ophelia?

What is the meaning of the song Take a load off Fanny?


Who were the original members of the band?

What does take a load off mean?

Why did the band breakup?


How old is Robbie Robertson?

What is the meaning of the weight lyrics?

Who sang the weight by the band?


What does weighing on me mean?