The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (3:39)

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“The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” peaked at #1 on the U.S. Billboard Easy Listening Chart in the Summer of 1971.


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Virgil Caine is my name and I drove on the Danville train
Till So much Cavalry came and tore up the tracks again
In the winter of '65, we were hungry, just barely alive
I took the train to Richmond that fell

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