Country music star Buddy Jewell is set to debut his stirring version of “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” on the 50th anniversary of the original release of the famed song. Written by Robbie Robinson and released by The Band in 1969, Jewell will perform his rendition on his weekly Facebook Live show called Tuesday’s Tune on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 6 p.m. Central/7 p.m. Eastern. Just click here when the time comes.
Jewell’s version of “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” is a part of a new full length bluegrass CD in the making titled Bluebonnet Highway produced by renowned Nashville musician, vocalist and producer Mitchell Brown. The new project includes a collection of tunes from legends like Ed Bruce and Lester Flatt to Buddy Jewell’s originals and is set for an early 2020 release.