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Remember When Natalie Maines Criticized the President?

This is not just a random walk down country controversy memory lane. It was 10 years ago Sunday (March 10) that Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks told a crowd in London that they were "ashamed the president of the United States is from Texas," referring to George W. Bush. The resulting backlash was swift and severe.

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‘D’ Is for Dixie Chicks – Top Country Artists A to Z

Why: Before their 2003 controversy, the Dixie Chicks were a safe bet to win the Vocal Group of the Year award at every CMA and ACM awards show. They added an Entertainer of the Year award from each, plus several Grammy

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Two Different Groups Perform the Dixie Chicks’ ‘Sin Wagon’ During Group Rounds on ‘American Idol’

The Dixie Chicks and Nashville songwriter Stephony Smith should be looking forward to some nice royalty checks from the 1999 song 'Sin Wagon.' Never released as an official single, the song has gone

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Natalie Maines Says Returning to Country Music Would Be ‘Like Going Back to Your Abusive Husband’

Dixie Chicks star Natalie Maines has never been one to stand quietly in the corner and keep her opinions to herself. The singer's tell-it-like-it-is style was an important part of the Texas-based trio's enormous success, and was also an important element in their undoing. Now the brash singer is at it again, likening the treatment she's received from country music fans to spousal abuse.

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Natalie Maines Says the Dixie Chicks’ Future Is Uncertain

The Dixie Chicks have agreed to a couple of rare live appearances this summer, but that doesn't necessarily mean the Texas-based trio are gearing up for a full-fledged album and tour. In a new interview, singer Natalie Maines expresses uncertainty about the future of the Grammy-winning act.

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Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks Completes First Solo Album

It's been quite a while since country music fans have heard new material from the Dixie Chicks, but that isn't going to stop the trio's lead singer Natalie Maines from singing. Maines has finished recording her first solo album, which will hit store shelves and digital retailers this spring.

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Dixie Chicks to Replace Lady Antebellum at Canada’s Craven Country Jamboree

In a surprise move, the Dixie Chicks have announced a rare public appearance. The Texas trio have been confirmed as the new Saturday night headlining act for the 2013 Craven Country Jamboree, which takes place from July 11-14 in Craven, Saskatchewan.

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Dixie Chicks – Strange Tour Rider Requests

It's not required, but the Dixie Chicks strongly recommended turning many of the men's rooms inside each venue into women's restrooms. During their 2000 tour, the group expected as much as 70 percent of their fans to be women, and wanted to save them the frustration of a long line. Additionally, the trio apparently wanted to go golfing be

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Natalie Maines – Most Political Country Singers

Natalie Maines makes this list mostly for her 2003 comments about President Bush, but she's always been active behind the scenes. According to research done by the Tennessean, Maines donated nearly $7K to Democratic political causes and candidates between 1992 and 2007, and supported Barack Obama in 2008

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The Dixie Chicks – Country Star Cameos on ‘The Simpsons’

The Dixie Chicks made their 'Simpsons' cameo in 2008's 'Papa Don't Leech,' an episode that featured early series country singer Lurleen Lumpkin. It seems the Chicks and Lumpkin had something of a Rayna

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