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The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down chords

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The Band - The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (live version)

Intro 
  C
--0--------------|
--1--------------|
--0------------0-|
--2------0h2-3---|
--3------3-------|
-----------------|

Verse 1
Am       C/G                     F            Am         Dm
 Virgil Caine is the name and I served on the Danville train
Am              C/G               F           Am      Dm
 Til Stoneman's cavalry came and tore up the tracks again
Am                 F                 C/G          Dm
 In the winter of sixty-five we were hungry, just barely alive
Am                 F                       C/G      Dm            D
 By May the tenth Richmond had fell it's a time I remember oh so well

Chorus
     C/G        Fmaj7/C         C/G         Fmaj7/C
 The night they drove old Dixie down and the bells were ringing
     C/G        Fmaj7/C         C/G             Fmaj7/C
 The night they drove old Dixie down and all the people were singing
         C/G          F         D              F           
 They went sha na na na na nah na na nana na na na na na

Interlude
           C
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------0------------------0-|
---h2--------------0-2-3---|
-3-------3-------3---------|
---------------------------|

Verse 2
 Am                   C/G            F           Am        Dm
 Back with my wife in Tennessee when one day she called to me
Am              C/G             F        Am         Dm      
 Said, Virgil, quick come see there goes Robert E. Lee
    Am              F                  C/G               Dm         
 Now I don't mind chopping wood and I don't care if the money's no good
      Am                         F                              
 You take what you need and you leave the rest 
                 C/G        Dm              D   
 But they should never have taken the very best

Chorus
     C/G        Fmaj7/C         C/G         Fmaj7/C
 The night they drove old Dixie down and the bells were ringing
     C/G        Fmaj7/C         C/G             Fmaj7/C
 The night they drove old Dixie down and all the people were singing
         C/G          F         D              F           
 They went sha na na na na nah na na nana na na na na na
Interlude
           C    F          C
-----------0-0--1-------------------------|
-----------1-1--1-------------------------|
------0----0-0--2--------0--------------0-|
---h2------2-2--3-----h2----------0-2-3---|
-3------3--3-3--3---3------3----3---------|
------------------------------------------|

Verse 3
Am                C/G     F       Am       Dm
 Like my father before me I will work the land
Am                    C/G    F           Am      Dm
 And like my brother above me who took a rebel stand
         Am        F                    C/G             Dm
 He was just 18, proud and brave when a Yankee laid him in his grave
     Am                F                     
 I swear by the mud below my feet 
            C/G               Dm                 D
 You can't raise a Caine back up when he's in defeat

Chorus
     C/G        Fmaj7/C         C/G         Fmaj7/C
 The night they drove old Dixie down and the bells were ringing
     C/G        Fmaj7/C         C/G             Fmaj7/C
 The night they drove old Dixie down and all the people were singing
         C/G          F         D              F           
 They went sha na na na na nah na na nana na na na na na

Interlude   
        C       
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------0-------------------------------|
---h2---------------------------------|
-3------3------2---1---0--------------|
---------------------------4---3---2--|

Chorus
     C/G        Fmaj7/C         C/G         Fmaj7/C
 The night they drove old Dixie down and the bells were ringing
     C/G        Fmaj7/C         C/G             Fmaj7/C
 The night they drove old Dixie down and all the people were singing
         C/G          F         D              F           
 They went sha na na na na nah na na nana na na na na na
  (repeat & fade)

            
            
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