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The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down

Bm     D                      G                      Bm    D  
Virgil Cain is my name, and I served on the Danville train   
                 Bm                G                  Bm    G  
Till Stoneman's cavalry came and tore up the tracks again.   
                  D           Bm           G            Bm  
In the winter of '65, we were hungry, just barely alive.   
By May 10th, Richmond had fell   
           D       Bm             E   
And it's a time I remember, oh, so well.  
    D           Bm        G     D   
The Night, They Drove Old Dixie Down  
And all the bells were ringing,   
    D           Bm        G     D   
The Night, They Drove Old Dixie Down  
And all the people were singing,  they went   
D           Bm       E              G         D C# B A D D C# B A  
Na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na.   
Bm                   D               G                      Bm D  
Back with my wife in Tennessee, when one day she called to me,   
        Bm              G                               Bm  G  
"Virgil, quick come see! Virgi,l there goes the Robert E. Lee."   
Now I don't mind choppin' wood   
    Bm                   G   
And I don't care if the money's no good.   
     Bm                         G  
Just take what you need and you leave the rest   
         D                 Bm              E  
But they never should have taken the very best.   
Bm               D       G                Bm   D   
Like my father before me, I will work the land   
                     Bm     G                 Bm   
And like my brother before me, who took a rebel stand.   
       G       D  
He was just 18 proud and brave   
      Bm               G         
 But a Yankee laid him in his grave.   
  Bm                 G  
I swear my the mud below my feet   
    D                         Bm                E  
You can't raise a Caine back up when he's in defeat.   
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