Despite my hippy crunch tendencies and tie-dye banner, believe it or not, I don’t listen to a lot of classic rock anymore. I got supersaturated with it in my youth, and have heard just about every classic rock song enough times already to last me forever. But, today I had reasons to want to listen to two moldy oldy favorites of mine, both about carrying a heavy load.
Levon Helm of The Band died. My favorite song of theirs is “The Weight”:
And, Molly at First the Egg published her birth playlist, which contains a lot of songs I like. It includes another of my favorite older songs, a version of George Harrison’s “Give Me Love”:
It’s been a hard month. Hell, it’s been a hard couple of years. These songs are great because I love them, and I guess I kind of need them right now.