The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down Chords & Lyrics Artist:

Chords (click graphic to learn to play)

Bm chord A chord Gmaj7 chord E7 chord D chord
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How To Play

Tuning DADF#AD
 
Chords used...moving down frets...
 
D*      12  12  12  12  0   0
Bm      9   9   9   8   9   9
A       7   7   7   7   7   7
A9sus   7   7   7   5   5   5
Gmaj7   5   5   5   5   5   4
E7      2   2   2   2   0   0
D       0   0   0   0   0   0
 
This is similar to "Live At the Cellar Door", Track 5
 
INTRO
 
Bm              A              Gmaj7              (D)
 
Bm              A              Gmaj7              (D)
 
(Verses)
 
Bm              A              Gmaj7              (D)
Virgil Caine is the name, and I served on the Danville Train 
Back home in Tennessee when my wife called to me
Like my father before me, oh I shall work the lands
 
Bm              A              Gmaj7
'til Stoneman's cavalry came and tore up the tracks again
Virgil quick come see there goes the Robert E. Lee
Like my brother below me he took a rebel stand
 
D              Gmaj7              D              Gmaj7
in the winter of '65 we were hungry just barely alive 
Now I don't mind chopping wood and I don't care if the money's no good
Well he was just 18 and proud and brave, and a yankee laid him in his grave
 
D              Gmaj7              D              E7
I pitched my tent and Richmond had fell, it was a time I remember oh so...
Take what you need and leave the rest, they should have never taken, the very...
And I swear by the mud below my feet, you can't raise up the Caine, when its in...
 
A9sus4              A
 
...well...
...best...
...defeat..
 
CHORUS
 
D*              Gmaj7              D*              Gmaj7
The night they drove Old Dixie down and the bells were ringing 
 
D*              Gmaj7              D*              Gmaj7
the night they drove Old Dixie down, and the people were singing, they said 
 
 
D*              Bm              A              Gmaj7   A
Na na na na na na            No no no no no no no no 
 
(Back to next Verse or outro last time)
 
D*              Bm              A              Gmaj7
 
No no no no no no no no no no no no no no
 
Gmaj7              Gmaj7              A              Bm
 
END

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