Welcome to The Chicks Long Time Gone page where below I have lessons on 11 of The Chicks numbers as well as free demos, free chords and lyrics sheets on playing these songs.
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The videos below make reference to The Dixie Chicks which of course was the original name of this group until they decided they didn't like the term Dixie because it was ??? and dropped it from their official band title. I haven't figured out how to amend my youtube videos with text
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Am I The Only One (Who's Ever Felt This Way) was written by the Dixie Chicks' lead singer, Natalie Maines, and songwriter/producer Eric Silver. The song is a mid-tempo ballad that features Maines' emotive vocals and lyrics that explore the feelings of isolation and loneliness that can come with heartbreak.
"Am I the Only One (Who's Ever Felt This Way)" is from the Dixie Chicks' album "Wide Open Spaces," which was released in 1998.
This song was not released as a single, but it has become a fan favorite and is often performed live by the Dixie Chicks. The song features Natalie Maines' powerful vocals and lyrics that express feelings of loneliness and uncertainty in the aftermath of a breakup.
Heartbreak Town was a single from the The Dixie Chick's Fly album of 2001 but the song only peaked at #23. It was written by Darrell Scott and features lead vocals by Natalie Maines.
The song is a mid-tempo ballad that tells the story of a person who moves to Nashville to pursue a career in the music industry, but ultimately ends up feeling lost and heartbroken. The lyrics convey the struggles and disappointments that come with chasing a dream, particularly in the cut-throat world of the music industry.
The recording of "Heartbreak Town" features the signature harmonies of the Dixie Chicks, as well as prominent acoustic guitar and fiddle parts. The song was produced by Blake Chancey and Paul Worley and was recorded at various studios in Nashville, Tennessee.
Upon its release, "Heartbreak Town" received critical acclaim is still considered one of the Dixie Chicks' most popular and enduring tracks.
The track did not chart in Canada.
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Hello Mr Heartache is a track from the 1999 album Fly. There were a few singles from this album but this song was never released as a single.
The song was written by the acclaimed Nashville songwriting duo, Mike Reid and Allen Shamblin. "Hello Mr. Heartache" was the fourth single from the "Fly" album.
The song is a ballad that explores the pain and heartache of a failed relationship. The lyrics describe the narrator's attempts to move on from a past love and the difficulties she faces in doing so. The song features strong vocals from lead singer Natalie Maines and beautiful harmonies from the other members of the Dixie Chicks.
Musically, "Hello Mr. Heartache" features a blend of country and pop influences. The production is polished and contemporary, with prominent acoustic guitar and drum parts, as well as a soaring string section that adds to the emotional impact of the song.
The recording of "Hello Mr. Heartache" was produced by Blake Chancey and Paul Worley, who also produced the "Fly" album. It was recorded at various studios in Nashville, Tennessee, and featured contributions from several top session musicians.
Hello Mr. Heartache is a powerful and emotionally resonant song that showcases the Dixie Chicks' musical and vocal talents. It remains a fan favorite and a standout track on the "Fly" album.
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I Believe In Love is a track from the Home album released in 2002.
This song was never a single release.
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Long Time Gone from the Dixie Chicks was released as the lead single from their seventh studio album, "Home," in 2002. The song was written by Darrell Scott and produced by Lloyd Maines.
The song's lyrics reflect on the changing nature of country music and express the Dixie Chicks' dissatisfaction with the state of the genre. It references several classic country artists and their songs, including Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, and Patsy Cline.
"Long Time Gone" was a commercial success, reaching the top 10 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and earning a Grammy nomination for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal. It is considered one of the Dixie Chicks' signature songs and is often performed at their live shows.
The track failed to chart in Canada.
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Loving Arms hails from the Wide Open Spaces album from 1998.
This track however was never released as a single.
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More Love is another track from The Chicks 2002 album called Home.
This song remained unreleased as a single.
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There's Your Trouble was a 31 hit by The Chicks when it was released in 1998 from their Wide Open Spaces album.
The song was also a #1 in Canada as well.
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"Travelin' Soldier" is a song written by Bruce Robison and originally recorded by him in 1996. The song gained wider recognition when it was covered by the Dixie Chicks for their 2002 album "Home."
The song tells the story of a soldier who meets a girl named Mary Alice on the bus on his way to the Vietnam War. They correspond through letters, and despite Mary Alice's protests, the soldier is eventually killed in action. The song is a poignant tribute to the sacrifices made by soldiers and their loved ones during times of war.
The Dixie Chicks' version of "Travelin' Soldier" was a commercial success, reaching number one on the Billboard Country chart and becoming one of the most popular songs of 2003.
However, the song also generated controversy for its anti-war message, and the Dixie Chicks faced backlash from some fans and radio stations. The controversy was amplified when lead singer Natalie Maines made critical comments about President George W. Bush during a 2003 concert in London. Despite the controversy, "Travelin' Soldier" remains a popular and beloved song, and is often cited as one of the Dixie Chicks' best works.
The track reached the top of the US country charts but failed to chart in Canada.
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Wide Open Spaces is a track from the 1998 album of the same name.
This song reached #1 in both Canada and the US.
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Without You was a #1 hit in the US and a #8 in Canada when it hit the country airwaves back in 2000.
The track can be found on their album Fly.
"Without You" is a ballad that was co-written by Eric Silver and Natalie Maines. The song tells the story of a woman who is struggling to move on after a breakup, despite trying to convince herself that she is better off without her former partner. The song's emotive vocals and lyrics struck a chord with fans and helped it become a hit for the Dixie Chicks.
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