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Thread #10425   Message #72141
Posted By: Mark Roffe
19-Apr-99 - 06:17 PM
Thread Name: The Weight - Meaning
Subject: RE: The Weight - Meaning
When the enigmatic Mr. Dylan was asked what some of his songs were about, he said something like "That one's about two and a half minutes...I have others that are three minutes and one that's about four minutes 20 seconds."
Still, I'd guess The Weight relates to Jesus' heavy load. For example the beginning: 'I pulled into Nazareth, I was feeling bout half past dead..'