Ace's Web World: Music
Dixie Chicks
Mobile Music Index >>

Shop Back to School posters and novelties at American Musical Supply - your musical gear source Get great seats at great prices! Buy DJ gear, guitars, basses, drums and keyboards at Ace's Web World - Music

Dixie Chicks Bio

The Dixie Chicks The Dixie Chicks are a country music group, comprised of three women - Martie Maguire, Natalie Maines, and Emily Robison. Together, they have sold over 36 million albums as of March 2009, making them the highest-grossings female band in the US.

"I'd rather have a small following of really cool people who get it, who will grow with us as we grow and are fans for life, than people that have us in their five-disc changer with Reba McEntire and Toby Keith." ~ Martie Maguire

The group formed in 1989 in Dallas, Texas, and was originally composed of four women performing bluegrass and country music, busking and touring the bluegrass festival circuits and small venues for six years, without attracting a major label. After the departure of one bandmate, the replacement of their lead singer, and a slight change in their repertoire, the Dixie Chicks achieved massive country music and pop success, beginning in 1998 with hit songs like "Wide Open Spaces", "Cowboy Take Me Away", and "Long Time Gone". The women also became well-known for their independent spirit and controversial comments on subjects such as war and politics.

During a London, England concert ten days before the 2003 invasion of Iraq, lead vocalist Maines said, "we don't want this war, this violence, and we're ashamed that the President of the United States is from Texas" (the Dixie Chicks' home state). The statement offended people who thought it rude and unpatriotic, and the ensuing controversy cost the group half of their concert audience attendance in the United States and led to accusations of the three women being un-American, as well as hate mail and the destruction of their albums in protest.

“Shame on you, Mr. Bush, shame on you. And any time you got the Pope and the Dixie Chicks against you, your time is up.” ~ Michael Moore

As of 2008, they have won thirteen Grammy Awards, with five of them earned in 2007 including the coveted Grammy Award for Album of the Year for Taking The Long Way.¹

¹ Complete Bio at Wikipedia.

Bargains Galore @ Ace's Music Store

CDs, DVDs, Posters, T-Shirts, MP3s, Books, Guitar Hero


Tees, etc.

More Posters


Everything Dixie Chicks >>   Ace's Music Super-Store >>

Dixie Chicks Posters, Photos & T-Shirts

Dixie Chicks Posters @ >>>

Dixie Chicks MP3 Downloads

Essential Dixie Chicks

All Dixie Chicks Downloads >>

More Hot Sites

Copyright © 2004- by Ace Toscano. All rights reserved.

Privacy Policy