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Video: Mavis Staples and Colin Meloy team up at Newport Folk Festival

on July 31, 2011, 10:33pm

At the world-famous Newport Folk Festival this weekend, Mavis Staples was joined by Decemberists frontman and children’s adventure novel author Colin Meloy for a spirited cover of The Band’s “The Weight”. Check out the video above, then stay tuned for our complete coverage from this year’s Newport to be posted in the days ahead.

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