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“The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” by The Band

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“The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” by The Band

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“The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” by The Band


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    “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” by The Band is a Southern rock song.
    Previously had this song wrongly listed as “The Night They Drive Old Dixie Down”. That was an error.

    Song Title: The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
    Artist: the Band
    Album: The Band
    Genre: roots rock, Southern rock, Americana, rock, classic rock
    Composer: Copyright © 1969 Robbie Robertson, Levon Helm (uncredited)
    Lead Vocals: Levon Helm
    Harmony Vocals: Rick Danko, Richard Manuel
    Acoustic Guitar: Robbie Robertson
    Piano: Richard Manuel
    Bass Guitar: Rick Danko
    Drums: Levon Helm
    Melodica: Garth Hudson
    Trumpet: Garth Hudson (slide trumpet)
    Producer: John Simon
    Recorded: 1969
    Released: September 22, 1969 (B side of “Up on Cripple Creek”)
    Label: Capitol
    Number of listens: 13189
    Current rank: 679 (updated weekly)
    Highest rank: 554 (play the video all the way through to register a vote for this song)


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