Coverafbeelding Joan Baez - The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down

Joan Baez

The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down

  • Statistieken
  •   7 weken
  •   9 piekpositie
  •   137 punten
  •   1971

Artiestinformatie

Geboortedatum   09-01-1941
Land   Verenigde Staten





Songtekst

Virgil Caine is my name and I served on the Danville train
Til Stoneman's 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
It was a time I remember, oh, so well

The night they drove old Dixie down
And all the bells were ringin'
The night they drove old Dixie down
And all the people were singin'
They went,
naa na-na naa na-na, na-naa na-naa na-naa naa na-naa
na-na-naa

Back with my wife in Tenessee
And one day she said to me,
Virgil, quick come see
There goes the Robert E. Lee
Now I don't mind chopping wood
And I don't care if the money's no good
Just take what you need and leave the rest
But they should never have taken the very best

The night they drove old Dixie down
And all the bells were ringin'
The night they drove old Dixie down
And all the people were singin'
They went,
naa na-na naa na-na, na-naa na-naa na-naa naa na-naa
na-na-naa

Like my father before me, I'm a working man
And like my brother before me, I took a rebel stand
Oh, he was just 18, proud and brave
But a yankee laid him in his grave
I swear by the blood below my feet
You can't raise a Caine back up when he's in defeat

The night they drove old Dixie down
And all the bells were ringin'
The night they drove old Dixie down
And all the people were singin'
They went,
naa na-na naa na-na, na-naa na-naa na-naa naa na-naa
na-na-naa

Songinformatie

ArtiestJoan Baez
 A-kant
Titel The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
Lengte 03:21
Componist(en) J. Robbie Robertson
Producer(s) Norbert Putnam
 B-kant
Titel When Time Is Stolen
Lengte 02:57
Componist(en) Joan Baez
Producer(s) Norbert Putnam
 
Platenlabel Vanguard
Catalogusnr VRS 35138


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