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The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down

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  1. The night they drove old Dixie down, and the bells were ringing The night they drove old Dixie down, and the people were singin' they went La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la Back with my wife in Tennessee, when one day she called to me "Virgil, quick, come see, there goes Robert E Lee".
  2. Apr 25,  · For me the song that best symbolizes that chapter in music history is The Band’s The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down from their second album released in , The Band. The song is a result of Robbie Robertson’s research of the American Civil War. Levon Helm recalls: “Robbie and I worked on the song up in Woodstock.
  3. “The Night They Drove OId Dixie Down,” from the group’s second album, became one of their best-known numbers as well as a classic story song, even though it was originally the B-side of the single Author: Rick Moore.
  4. We were hungry, just barely alive. By May the 10th, Richmond had fell. It's a time I remember, oh so well. The night they drove old Dixie down. And the bells were ringing. The night they drove old Dixie down. And the people were singing. They went, "Na, na, la, na, na, la".
  5. C/G F C/G The night they drove old Dixie down, F When all the bells were ringing. C/G F C/G The night they drove old Dixie down, F And the people were singing. They went, C/G Am G F "Na na na na na na, na na na na na na na na na." Back with my wife in .
  6. Songfacts®: Robbie Robertson wrote this song, which is set during the American Civil War - "Dixie" is a term indicating the old American South, which was defeated by the Union army. The song is not related to his heritage, as Robertson is half-Mohawk Indian, half-Jewish Canadian.
  7. The night they drove old Dixie down And all the people were singing They went, "Na, na, la, na, na, na" Like my father before me I will work the land And like my brother above me Who took a rebel stand He was just 18, proud and brave But a Yankee laid him in his grave I swear by the mud below my feet You can't raise a Caine back up When he's in.
  8. The night they drove old Dixie down And all the people were singin' They went, "Na, na, na" Like my father before me, I'm a working man And like my brother before me, I took a rebel stand But he was just 18, proud and brave But a yankee laid him in his grave I swear by the blood below my feet.
  9. Jul 16,  · The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down - Duration: Joan Baez - Topic 2,, views. Sunday Morning Coming Down (Live at Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN - July ) - .

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