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Watch Bob Dylan, Jeff Tweedy and Jim James cover The Band's "The Weight"

Watch Bob Dylan, Jeff Tweedy and Jim James cover The Band's "The Weight"

Bob Dylan was joined on stage by Jeff Tweedy and Jim James last night [July 24] for a cover of "The Weight" by The Band.

The performance took place on the AmericanaramA tour at Farm Bureau Live, Virginia Beach.

You can watch footage of the performance below.

This is not the first time The Band's presence has been felt on the AmericanaramA tour.

On July 20, at the Comcast Center, Mansfield, Massachusetts, guest opener Ryan Bingham joined My Morning Jacket for a cover of “Don’t Do It” - an arrangement of Marvin Gaye's “Baby, Don’t You Do It” recorded by The Band.

On July 22, Band keyboardist Garth Hudson joined Wilco at Saratoga PAC in Saratoga Springs, New York, where he played on “California Stars”, The Band-adopted “Long Black Veil", “Genetic Method” and “Chest Fever”.

Meanwhile, Dylan recently confirmed details of The Bootleg Series, Vol. 10 - Another Self Portrait (1969-1971).

You can read the story of The Band in this month's Uncut on sale now.

Bob Dylan's set list for the Virginia Beach show was:

Things Have Changed
Love Sick
High Water (For Charley Patton)
Soon After Midnight
Early Roman Kings
Tangled Up In Blue
Duquesne Whistle
She Belongs To Me
Beyond Here Lies Nothin'
A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
Blind Willie McTell
Simple Twist Of Fate
Summer Days
The Weight
All Along the Watchtower
Blowin' In The Wind

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