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The Night They Drove

Joan Baez


THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN Joan Baez Ear-transcribed by Matteo Scarinzi
Intro C C
Am C | F Am | Virgil Cain is my name and I drove on the Danville train C Am | F Am | Till Stoneman's cavalry came and tore up the tracks again F C | Am F | In the winter of '65, we were hungry, just barely alive Am F | C Am | D | I drove a train to Richmond, Nefelle. It was a time I remember very well
C Am F | C Am | The night they drove old Dixie down, and all the bells were ringin' C Am F | C Am |
The night they drove old Dixie down, and all the people were singin', (they went) C Am | D F | C | C intro' run | "Naa na-na naa na-na, na-naa na-naa na-naa naa na-naa na-na-naa"
Back with my wife in Tennessee, one day she said to me "Virgil, quick come see, there goes the Robert E Lee." Now. I don't mind choppin' wood, and I don't care if the money's no good You take what you need and you leave the rest, but they should never have taken the very best.
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Like my father before me, I'm a workin' man Like my brother above me, I took a rebel stand He was eighteen, proud and brave, but a Yankee laid him in his grave I swear by the blood beneath my feet, you can't raise a Cain back up when he's in defeat.
Chorus
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drdavidmorris (report comment to admin):
Capo on 2nd fret sounds right key to me