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The Band – The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down chords
THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN - Robbie Robertson CAPO 1st FRETAm C/G F AmVirgil Cain is the name and I served on the Danville trainC/G Am F AmTill Stoneman's cavalry came and tore up the tracks a-gainF C Am FIn the winter of sixty-five, we were hungry, just barely aliveAm FBy May the tenth, Richmond had fellC Am DIt was a time I re-member all so wellCHORUSC/G F C/GThe night they drove old Dixie downAmAnd all the bells were ringingC/G F C/GThe night they drove old Dixie downAmAnd all the people were singing. They went...C/G Am D FNa na na na na na, na na na na na na na na naAm C/G F AmBack with my wife in Tennessee when one day she called to meC/G Am F Am"Virgil, quick come see! There goes Robert E. Lee"F C Am FNow, I don't mind choppin' wood and I don't care if the money's no goodAm FYou take what you need and you leave the restC Am DBut they should never have taken the very best(REPEAT CHORUS)Am C/G F AmLike my father be-fore me, I will work the landC/G Am F AmAnd like my brother above me, who took a rebel standF CHe was just eighteen, proud and braveAm FBut a Yankee laid him in his graveAm FI swear by the mud be-low my feetC Am DYou can't raise a Cain back up when he's in de-feat(REPEAT CHORUS)