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Joan Baez's, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Till so much cavalry came
They tore down the tracks again.
Original Lyrics:
'Till Stoneman's cavalry came
They tore down the tracks again.
General George Stoneman was a U.S. cavalry commander during The War Between The States.
Joan Baez's, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
By May the 10th, Richmond had fell
Original Lyrics:
I took the train to Richmond that fell
The Band's, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
I swear by the blood below my feet
Original Lyrics:
I swear by the mud below my feet
Joan Baez's, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
I took a train with Richard Duvell
It's a time I remember, oh so well
Original Lyrics:
By May the 10th, Richmond had fell
It's a time I remember, oh so well
Joan Baez's, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
The night they drove old Dick's sedan
Original Lyrics:
The night they drove old Dixie down
Joan Baez's, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
The night they towed the gypsy to town
Original Lyrics:
The night they drove old dixie down
Joan Baez's, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
Till Sherman's cavalry came and tore down the tracks again
Original Lyrics:
Till Stoneman's cavalry came
They tore down the tracks again.
Joan Baez's, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
Till Stonewall's cavalry came and tore up the tracks again
Original Lyrics:
Till Stoneman's cavalry came
They tore down the tracks again.
Joan Baez's, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
Till someone's cavalry came
Original Lyrics:
Till Stoneman's cavalry came
The Band's, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
The night they rode old Dixie down
or
Tonight they tore old Dixie down
or
Tonight they tore old Dixie down
Original Lyrics:
The night they drove old Dixie down
The Band's, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
Virgil Cane is the name
And I served on the damn latrine.
Original Lyrics:
Virgil Cane is the name
And I served on the Danville train.
The Band's, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can't raise a Cain back up when he's in the deep.
Original Lyrics:
You can't raise a Caine back up
When it's in defeat.
The Band's, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can't raise a Caine back up
when he's in the peat.
Original Lyrics:
You can't raise a Caine back up
When it's in defeat.
The Band's, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can't raise a King back up
When he's in defeat
Original Lyrics:
You can't raise a Caine back up
When it's in defeat.
The Band's, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can't raise a cane back up when it's in the peat.
Original Lyrics:
You can't raise a Caine back up
When it's in defeat.
The Band's, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can't raise the cain back up when he's on the leaves.
Original Lyrics:
You can't raise a Caine back up when he's in defeat.
The Band's, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can't raise the cane back up when it's in the seed.
Original Lyrics:
You can't raise a Caine back up
When it's in defeat.
The Band's, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can't raise the cane back up
When it's in the feed.
Original Lyrics:
You can't raise a Caine back up
When it's in defeat.
The Band's, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can't raise the cane back up
When it's in the feed.
Original Lyrics:
You can't raise a Caine back up
When it's in defeat.
The Band's, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can't raise the cane back up
When it's in the feed.
Original Lyrics:
You can't raise a Caine back up
When it's in defeat.
The Band's, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can't raise the cane back up
When it's in the feed.
Original Lyrics:
You can't raise a Caine back up
When it's in defeat.
The Band's, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can't sprained the cane back up when it's in the feed
Original Lyrics:
You can't raise a Caine back up
When it's in defeat.
Trying to send
The Band's, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
you can't raise a Caine when he's in defeat..
Original Lyrics:
You can't raise a Caine back up when he's in the feed..

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