My bag is sinking low, and I do believe its time…

Recently I was subjected to a prolonged experience that resulted in some mild self-loathing.

A song came along and did me a favor, rearranged a few things.   I invite you to assume a contemplative posture and mediate on this:

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The Allman Brothers Band doing The Weight with Susan Tedeschi and Chuck Leavell sitting in.   The brothers have covered this number a couple times.   This one is from the Jazz and Heritage Festival, New Orleans, Louisiana on 5-5-2007.

Their treatment here resembles the Aretha Franklin cover, which featured Duane.   I like the laid back feel, it’s real greasy.   Chuck greasing the pocket like Barry Beckett and Derek sliding around like Duane Allaman.   Duane and Barry, may their souls rest in peace.

I love how they take it down and bring it back with the follow through.

Sending regards for everyone.


  1. That is the funky and gunky shit.

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