Monday, November 15 2010
This is an evocative selection that captures a profound recent history not only in the Dixie Chicks’ career, but in the recent history of female country music.
Thursday, June 4 2009
Sunday, October 19 2008
At a first glance, country music seems traditionally allied with the sort of down-home, small-town ethics and values touted by the Republicans. But the politics of country music has never been a simple red or blue.
Tuesday, February 20 2007
Introducing the Chicks' Grammys performance, Joan Baez called them "three brave women who are still 'not ready to make nice.'" It may be the long way, but it's the right way too.
Sunday, November 19 2006
Still, and to their credit, the Chicks will not shut up.
Sunday, May 21 2006
It's impossible to ignore that in 2006, fully 70 percent of the country is ashamed of the president, and the Chicks return to a landscape almost the mathematical opposite of the one they faced in 2003.
Friday, December 13 2002
Home is a definite top pick for 2002, and certainly kicked country music in its ass once again when it needed it the most.
Sunday, October 31 1999
Fly illustrates that the Dixie Chicks have successfully figured out how to push the boundaries of country music while continuing to embrace the traditional sound of its past.