The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down

"The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" is a song by The Band, recorded in 1969 and released on their self-titled second album. Joan Baez's cover of the song was a top-five chart hit in late 1971. The song was written by Robbie Robertson. The lyrics tell of the last days of the American Civil War and the suffering of the … Continue reading The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down