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The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down  The Band

(The Band)
[C] [Am] Virgil [C/G]Caine is the name, and I serve[F]d on th[F/E]e Danvill[Dm]e train,
[Am] 'Til Stoneman'[C/G]s Calvery came an[F]d tore up th[F/E]e tracks[Dm] again.
[Am/E] In the winter o[F]f '65, We wer[C]e hungry, jus[Dm]t barely alive.
[Am/E] By May the tenth[F], Richmond had fell, it's a ti[C]me I [Dm]remember, oh s[D]o well,
The [C/G]Night They Dr[Fmaj7]ove Old Dixie [C/G]Down, and the [Fmaj7]bells were ringing,
The [C/G]Night They [Fmaj7]Drove Old Dixie [C/G]Down, and the [Fmaj7]people were singin'. They went
[C/G]La, La, La, [Am]La, La, La, [Gsus4]La, La, La, La, La, La, [F] La, La,[C]
[Am] Back with my wife i[C]n Tennessee, Whe[F]n one day sh[F/E]e called t[Dm]o me,
[Am] "V[C]irgil, quick, com[F]e see, ther[F/E]e goes Rob[Dm]ert E. Lee!"
[Am/E] Now I don't min[F]d choppin' wood, and [C]I don't care if th[Dm]e money's no good.
[Am/E] Ya take what ya need and y[F]a leave the rest,
But the[C]y never should hav[Dm]e taken the ver[D]y best. (Chorus)
[Am] Like my father [C]before me[F], I wil[F/E]l work th[Dm]e land,
[Am] Like my brothe[C]r above me[F], who took [F/E]a rebe[Dm]l stand.
[Am/E] He was just eighteen[F], proud and brave,[C] But a Yankee laid hi[Dm]m in his grave,
[Am/E] I swear by the mud [F]below my feet,
Yo[C]u can't raise a Caine bac[Dm]k up when he's in [D]defeat. (Chorus and fade)
And if you're interested, here is another song from the "Band":
(The Band)
[G]I pulled into [Bm]Nazareth, was [C]feelin' about half past [G]dead;[C] [G]
I just [Bm]need some place where [C]I can lay my [G]head.[C] [G]
"Hey, mister, can[Bm] you tell me whe[C]re a man might fi[G]nd a bed[C]?"[G];
He just grinned and [Bm]shook my hand, and &[C]quot;No!", w[G]as all [C]he said[G].

Take a [D]load off[C] Fanny,[G] take a[D] load for [G]free;
Take a [D]load off [C]Fanny, And (and) (and) you can put the load right on [G]me.
[G(F#bass)] [Em] [Em7] [C]  

[G]I picked up my [Bm]bag, I went [C]lookin' for a place to [G]hide;[C] [G]
[G]When I saw [Bm]Carmen and the Devil [C]walkin' side by [G]side.[C] [G]
I said, "[Bm]Hey, Carmen, [C]come on, let's go[G] downto[C]wn.&quo[G]t;
She said, &[Bm]quot;I gotta go, bu[C]t my friend can st[G]ick arou[C]nd."[G];
Go down, Miss [Bm]Moses, there's [C]nothin' you can [G]say[C] [G]
It's just ol' [Bm]Luke, and Luke's [C]waitin' on Judgement [G]Day.[C] [G]
"Well, Luke[Bm], my friend, w[C]hat about young [G]Anna Le[C]e?"[G];
He said, "Do [Bm]me a favor, son, wo[C]ncha stay and keep Anna[G] Lee comp[C]any?&qu[G]ot;
Crazy Chester [Bm]followed me, and he [C]caught me in the [G]fog.[C] [G]
He said, "I [Bm]will fix your rack[C], if you'll take Jack[G], my do[C]g."[G];
I said, "Wait a min[Bm]ute, Chester, you [C]know I'm a peac[G]eful ma[C]n."[G];
He said, &[Bm]quot;That's okay, boy, won't[C] you feed him when[G] you ca[C]n."[G];
Catch a [Bm]cannon ball now, to [C]take me down the [G]line[C] [G]
My bag is [Bm]sinkin' low and I [C]do believe it's [G]time.[C] [G]
To get back to Miss [Bm]Fanny, you know [C]she's the only [G]one.[C] [G]
Who sent me [Bm]here with her re[C]gards for every[G]one.[C] [G]

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