"The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" has been covered by many different artists around the world. The most successful English-language cover of the song was a version by Joan Baez released in 1971:
Here's a version by Johnny Cash from 1975:
In 1972 the 15 year old singer Juliane Werding had a number-one hit in Germany with "Am Tag als Conny Kramer starb" ("On the Day That Conny Kramer Died"), which uses the tune of the song. The lyrics are about a young man dying because of his drug addiction.
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