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    Gardakus

    6 years ago

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    Jun 28,  · Save. “The night they drove old Dixie down. And all the people were singing”. —The Band, Who would have thought that the symbols of “old Dixie” that had survived for a .
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    Meztitaur

    6 years ago

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    “The Night They Drove OId Dixie Down,” from the group’s second album, became one of their best-known numbers as well as a classic story song, even though it was originally the B-side of the single Author: Rick Moore.
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    Daizshura

    6 years ago

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    The night they drove old Dixie down, and the bells were ringing, The night they drove old Dixie down, and the people were singin'. they went La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, Like my father before me, I will work the land, Like my brother above me, who took a rebel stand.
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    Shakagis

    6 years ago

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    Jun 17,  · The night they drove Old Dixie down and the people were singin', they went La-la-la la-la-la, la-la-la la-la-la, la-la-la-la The song is about defeat. Being trampled into the dirt.
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    Brazilkree

    6 years ago

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    Oct 22,  · The Band’s performance of “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” at the The Last Waltz in was the final live rendition played by Helm. .
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    Vigis

    6 years ago

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    Jun 21,  · "The Night they Drove Old Dixie Down" refers to the night of April 2, when the Confederate militia set the city on fire and destroyed resources on its way out of town. By the time Gen. Grant arrived the next morning, his primary task was putting out the fires that the Confederacy had set, even as Federal soldiers were raising the flag of the United States over the Confederate capital.
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    Tera

    6 years ago

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    The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down was recorded by the Band in and released on their second self-titled album. The song, written by Robbie Robertson, talks about the last days of The Civil.
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    Tabei

    6 years ago

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    Aug 08,  · “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” is quite literally the story about the defeat of the Confederacy, in no way glorifying its cause, or slavery, told from the perspective of a poor Southerner from Tennessee who would have not been in a position to own slaves, and due to conscription, would have been forced to fight in the Confederate army, or face imprisonment or vemahevirtuzelkefetefarbipers.cos: