May 3, 2012 at 11:47 AM ET
Bruce Springsteen ended the first leg of his "Wrecking Ball" tour in Newark, N.J., on Wednesday night and paid special tribute to The Band singer Levon Helm, who died April 19 at age 71.
Springsteen called Helm "one of the greatest, greatest voices in country, rockabilly and rock 'n' roll ... staggering ... while playing the drums. Both his voice and his drumming were so incredibly versatile. He had a feel on the drums that comes out of certain place in the past and you can't replicate it."
The Boss then launched into "The Weight," The Band's 1968 hit. Here are a couple different views on YouTube:
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