Here's The Balls-Out Levon Helm Grammy Awards Memorial Tribute Performance Of "The Weight"

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First things first: as rock critic Steven Hyden said immediately after this performance, it only proved further that nobody could sing a song quite like Levon Helm could sing a song. Regardless, pulling together some superstars for a rockin' performance of "The Weight," that song cool guys sing at Karaoke Night if cool guys came to Karaoke Night, was bound to be a memorable Grammy Awards moment. And that it was, even if Elton John's piano was too loud and everybody not named Mavis Staples sang too much. It's kind of amazing after all this time that Levon Helm be recognized in this manner, and it's sort of a shame he couldn't see it for himself. [CBS]