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    01/05/2008 5:57:43 PM PST · by melt · 39 replies · 388+ views
    National Enquirer ^ | 1/5/08 | National Enquirer
    The Dixie Chicks are partners in name only - the multi-platinum- selling trio is all but broken up, according to a source close to the group.Natalie Maines and sisters Martie Maguire and Emily Robison made just a handful of appearances together in 2007 - and now they rarely even talk, the source reveals. "The girls have gone their separate ways," the source close to the Texas-raised country musicians told The ENQUIRER. "They were not getting along when they toured together during 2006, but they managed to stay civil. Now when they're not forced to be together, the girls don't even...
  • American Idol Contestant who sang dixie chicks song is AXED

    03/05/2007 6:19:06 AM PST · by fightin kentuckian · 152 replies · 4,269+ views
    05 Feb 07 | Fightin Kentuckian
    I want to hear your comments about the American Idol contestant who sang "Not Ready to Make Nice" by the dixie chicks and was axed.
  • Dixie Who? The Handwriting Is on the Wall

    02/16/2007 11:52:00 AM PST · by beansox · 80 replies · 3,897+ views ^ | 2/15/07 | Chet FLippo
    Almost lost in all the furor over the former country music group the Dixie Chicks' domination of the Grammy Awards was another major development. The knee-jerk vote by liberal Grammy members wanting to send the White House and Nashville and country radio a large middle finger about the alleged persecution and martyrdom of the trio also effectively poisoned the well for other deserving artists in the five categories the Chicks swept. In essence, all of the other nominees for album of the year, record of the year, song of the year, country album and country duo or group performance never...
  • Natalie Maines Sez: Dixie Chicks Were FReepers' "Wet Dream"

    09/14/2006 8:25:48 PM PDT · by kristinn · 239 replies · 6,567+ views
    indieWIRE ^ | Thursday, September 14, 2006 | Peter Knegt and Brian Brooks
    SNIPOscar-winning doc filmmaker Barbara Kopple ("Harlan County USA," "American Dream") teamed up with collaborator Cecilia Peck to co-direct a behind the scenes look at the best-selling female group of all time, "The Dixie Chicks." The film, "Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing" was initially envisioned as a much more modest project, according to the band's Natalie Maines who spoke at a press conference this week at the Toronto International Film Festival. "We originally thought of having a filmmaker [to capture footage] for ourselves or as a supplement to some concert DVD release," said Maines. But Maines' now famous off-handed comment...
  • Dixie Chicks sing bold tune to new fans (Barf Alert! DefCon1!Think of it as cleansing!)

    09/14/2006 6:41:20 AM PDT · by .cnI redruM · 24 replies · 469+ views
    Yahoo.Com ^ | Al-Rueters | By Rachelle Younglai
    TORONTO (Reuters) - One sentence, a political comment as bombs rained down on Baghdad in 2003, changed the careers and the fan base of Texas-based Dixie Chicks, but not their spirit or their tune. "In the past, I think we thought we had a purpose, to entertain (the audience)," said lead singer Natalie Maines, whose 2003 comments criticizing U.S. president George W. Bush made the band a pariah in the country music world. "Now you feel like they feel like they have a purpose, in supporting free speech and supporting us, so it's amazing. And it's definitely a new audience."...
  • Heart of Dixie (Natalie Maines calles George W. Bush a "Dumb F**k)

    09/12/2006 6:14:46 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 113 replies · 3,118+ views
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | Chris Willman
    EW's Chris Willman got a sneak peek at the Dixie Chicks' sure-to-be-controversial documentary ''Shut Up and Sing,'' in which Natalie Maines calls the president a ''dumb f---''
  • Dixie Chicks to Bush: "You're a dumb f**k."

    09/13/2006 8:46:50 AM PDT · by Malacoda · 68 replies · 1,675+ views ^ | Sept. 12, 2006 | TMZ Staff
    It's been more than three years since the Dixie Chicks sparked a media firestorm by announcing they were "ashamed the President of the United States is from Texas." Now, the embattled country stars are reigniting the blaze with a highly controversial documentary featuring lead singer Natalie Maines calling President Bush a "dumb f---." According to Entertainment Weekly, one memorable scene from "Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing" shows the singers watching a news report on President Bush's reaction to their infamous on-stage comment. In the report, Bush says ''the Dixie Chicks are free to speak their mind,'' adding, ''they shouldn't...
  • Dixie Chicks: Shut up and Sing

    09/06/2006 6:30:01 AM PDT · by reagandemo · 15 replies · 762+ views
    Variety ^ | Phil Gallo
    Barbara Kopple and Cecilia Peck have crafted an insightful and heartfelt look at the experiences of the Dixie Chicks over the last three years, chronicling the often bizarre consequences of singer Natalie Maines' anti-Bush wisecrack on a London stage. Maines' statement is captured in "Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing," as are the meetings where they plot how to circumvent the core country audience and, eventually, how to reroute a tour and cancel shows due to poor ticket sales. It's the rare thorough documentary on a musical act whose dilemmas are faced in the here and now, one that should...
  • Sheryl Crow, Dixie Chicks Rock The Vote, Chicks Honored At Awards

    01/16/2004 7:31:37 AM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 28 replies · 756+ views
    Net Music ^ | 1/16/04 | Dean Cameron
    Rock The Vote, a movement begun by the late Patrick Lippert, will honor The Dixie Chicks for "their enduring commitment to preserving and protecting freedom of expression" this February 7th in Hollywood. Following the controversy that surrounded them last March, the Dixie Chicks partnered with Rock the Vote in July 2003 and launched Chicks Rock, Chicks Vote, an initiative to engage and empower young women to become active in the political process by voting. Sheryl Crow will join N*E*R*D and the Black Eyed Peas as performers at the show, which will be held at the world famous Hollywood Palladium. Rock...
  • Rock the Vote Betrays 'Non-Partisan' Label

    07/22/2003 4:22:19 PM PDT · by Paul Atreides · 30 replies · 6,264+ views ^ | 7-22-03 | Scott Hogenson
    Voter apathy being what it is in America, voter registration drives are often lauded for their altruistic goal of engaging more people in the democratic process. Among such efforts are those of Rock the Vote, which aims to get more young people involved in voting and politics. Promoted heavily on the rock music video cable channel MTV, Rock the Vote's very first introductory line is simple and straight forward: "Rock the Vote is a non-profit, non-partisan organization, founded in 1990." Given this up front pronouncement of being non-partisan, people who know absolutely anything at all about the American political landscape...

    05/20/2003 2:13:54 PM PDT · by clintonbaiter · 17 replies · 283+ views
    ICONOCLAST ^ | May 20, 2003 | Murray Soupcoff
    Of course, Peter Jennings and friends ignore the real reason that the lives of so many Tinseltown airheads are getting difficult -- because they took advantage of America's very generous constitutional guarantees of free speech to appear on every cable news show they could find to denounce and disparage President George W. Bush, to make outlandish predictions about all the cruelty and carnage which would be inflicted on the Iraqi people by the American "invaders" and "occupiers," and to celebrate an imaginary "breakdown" in the American military campaign which they happily interpreted as an American defeat -- not too popular...
  • Is CMT trying to restore the Dixie Chicks image?

    05/18/2003 4:05:31 PM PDT · by patriotsfan · 15 replies · 279+ views
    This is my first time posting , so sorry if it is a little rough. I was wondering if anyone else has noticed that CMT has been playing alot of programs featuring the Dixie Chicks? It seems like they are trying to revive there sorry careers.
  • Read this Dixie Chick Guestbook, its a riot

    03/25/2003 2:02:24 PM PST · by attydjv · 4 replies · 1,366+ views
    3/25/03 | attydjv
    This running commentary is really funny
  • Gore Defends the Dixie Chicks

    04/01/2003 8:41:40 AM PST · by RockSolid · 122 replies · 353+ views
    (3/31/03, 7 a.m. ET) -- The Dixie Chicks controversy continues with the trio getting some support from former Vice President Al Gore. Gore spoke to a college audience last week on the subject of fewer companies owning more media outlets, and what he sees as the increasing lack of tolerance for opposing views. According to the Tennessean, Gore used recent attacks on the Dixie Chicks that followed anti-war comments by Natalie Maines as an example. Gore told the audience, "They were made to feel un-American and risked economic retaliation because of what was said. Our democracy has taken a hit,"...
  • DIXIE CHICKS SPOOKED BY EVIL MANSON VIBES (Trio calls in medicine man for exorcism)

    03/26/2003 10:41:16 PM PST · by Mister Magoo · 25 replies · 310+ views
    Star Magazine ^ | March 26, 2003 | Star Magazine
    DIXIE CHICKS SPOOKED BY EVIL MANSON VIBES Trio calls in medicine man for exorcism DIXIE CHICKS The sizzling-hot Dixie Chicks needed a little special spiritual help recently to calm their nerves. Confidential hears the country trio called on an Indian shaman to "cleanse" a California set they were using to film a television commercial. No April Fools' Day joke! The wildly popular singers – Emily Robison, Martie Maguire and Natalie Maines – drafted a medicine man in full regalia and armed with traditional Indian sage-and-cedar wands after they learned that the place picked for the ad once was home to...
  • If the Dixie Chicks had been rockin' babes ...(Choke on your vomit alert!!)

    03/25/2003 12:27:06 PM PST · by Houmatt · 60 replies · 790+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | March 24, 2003 | Tamara Conniff
    Sheryl Crow wore a white T-shirt emblazoned with "War Is Not the Answer" when she accepted her American Music Award in January. Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst was received with cheers when he said, "This war has got to go away as soon as possible" during the Grammy telecast. But when Natalie Maines of the country music trio the Dixie Chicks said from a London stage that she was "ashamed" that President Bush was from Texas, the result was quite different. Angry fans flooded radio stations in San Diego, Nashville and Dallas with calls demanding that the Dixie Chicks' music...
  • Fan Photo of Dixie Chicks and Groupee

    03/20/2003 6:01:43 AM PST · by dmcg_98 · 4 replies · 386+ views
    Check this out and post it for me ... thanks!
  • The FREEPER strategy on responding to Dixie Chicks manager's comments

    03/19/2003 4:15:23 PM PST · by jagrmeister · 111 replies · 9,035+ views
    Cincinatti Enquirer ^ | 3/19/2003 | jagrmiester
    Yesterday, we conducted a strategy session ( on Free Republic on how to respond to the latest remarks by Simon Renshaw, the Dixie Chicks manager. As the thread unfolded, the strategy has crystallized and I have compiled the suggestions into a document which articulates the goals, message, and action items. But first, a recap. We all know the Dixie Chicks went abroad and insulted the President. They then apologized. But now the Dixie Chicks manager has some harsh words for fans complaining to radio stations, describing them as "radical" "weasels" (his own words) engaged in "conspiracy". Now it's time for...
  • Several Astros, Marlins Players Back Bush's War Plans

    03/18/2003 10:31:22 PM PST · by Tall_Texan · 30 replies · 297+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 03-19-03 | Jose De Jesus Ortiz
    JUPITER, Fla. -- While some sections of America protest an apparently imminent war with Iraq, a number of the Astros and Florida Marlins support President Bush's desire to remove Iraq President Saddam Hussein from power. "Obviously our thoughts and prayers are going out to all our troops," Craig Biggio said before the Astros beat the Marlins 9-5 on Tuesday at Roger Dean Stadium. "I'm in total support of our president. Obviously, he can't disclose everything Saddam has over there and what he's doing. "Obviously, the president knows that Saddam has something that can do damage to us. The last thing...
  • 'Blixie Chicks' Blame Conservative Web Site (That's us, folks)

    03/19/2003 7:08:11 AM PST · by kattracks · 260 replies · 456+ views ^ | 3/19/03 | Carl Limbacher and Staff
    A manager for the Country and Western group the Dixie Chicks is blaming the ongoing firestorm of negative reaction to anti-Bush comments by lead singer Natalie Maines last week on a vast right-wing cyber-conspiracy. Dixie Chicks' manager Simon Renshaw has told radio stations currently boycotting the group's music that the uproar has been ginned up by the Web site, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported Tuesday. FreeRepublic has nicknamed the group, "The Blixie Chicks," after Saddam-friendly U.N. weapons inspector Hans Blix. Several posters to the cyber-forum have urged visitors to contact radio stations about the controversy. "Your company is being...