Written by Jaime Robbie Robertson
Date 1969
Source "The Band" (self-titled album)
Publisher Canaan Music Inc.; WB Music Corp.

"The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" is a song about the American Civil War, originally recorded by The Band. Joan Baez had a top-10 hit in 1971 with her cover of the song. She performed the song with Muppet animals on episode 503 of The Muppet Show.

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