At this years CCMA show, Aaron Pritchett will be performing The Band's classic hit "The Weight" alongside Canadian rocker Tyler Connolly, frontman of platinum-selling group Theory of a Deadman.
How did this unlikely collaboration occur???
Tyler's wife Christine was in Aaron's video 'Lucky for Me' and the two kept in touch. Tyler ended up getting hooked on Aaron's music when he saw the 'John Roland Wood' video. Over the years, the idea of a collaboration was tossed around and finally the two decided to record 'The Weight'. The performance on the 2006 CCMA show will be the debut public performances of the song, so make sure you tune in Monday, September 11 at 8pm (8:30NT) to CBC Television to catch this highlight in music.
If you'd like an email of CCMA fun facts, just write to Sarah Barker, Publicity honchoess for the Canadian Country Music Association.
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