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Jeri Lyr Req: Night They Drove Old Dixie Down revised (17) RE: Lyr Req: Night They Drove Old Dixie Down revised 22 May 21


The original is a very human reaction to events. It's personal. It's not making any sort of political statement, even though it's from the viewpoint of... aw hell, from the Wikipedia article:
"The song is a first-person narrative relating the economic and social distress experienced by the protagonist, a poor white Southerner, during the last year of the American Civil War, when George Stoneman was raiding southwest Virginia."
It tells a story, it doesn't make a political statement.

I don't want to continue with an off-topic, unhelpful opinion. The on-topic response, which also isn't helpful, is that the guy mumbles enough that I wonder if he WANTED anyone to understand him. I can't make out what he's singing. Add that to the fact I don't like what he did, so I don't care to try. I hope someone else can help.


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