Dixie Chicks Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

2nd May 2016

Fact: Beyonce's first foray into country music has won the thumbs up from the Dixie Chicks, after they chose to cover her new track Daddy Lessons during a show in Manchester, England on Saturday night (30Apr16). However, singer Natalie Maines missed her cue during the intro and laughed, "I already messed this whole thing up." Daddy Lessons features on the R&B superstar's new album, Lemonade.

16th March 2015

Tweet: "Just so you know, 12 years ago today, over half of this country had lost their minds and some questioned my knowitallness. #dummies" Dixie Chicks star Natalie Maines recalls anti-Iraq War comments she made about then-President George W. Bush during a gig in London that sparked outcry back home in her native America.

4th August 2013

Quote: "I'm all sweaty in this tube top and its (sic) puddling. Why did I wear all black?" Dixie Chicks star Emily Robison questions her stage outfit choice as she performs with her band Court Yard Hounds in the Chicago, Illinois sun at the Lollapalooza festival on Saturday (03Aug13).

9th May 2013

Quote: "I like drastic changes with my hair. I always have. But also, there was something so fantastic about how easy no hair is. Oh my God! Shaving my head was just awesome. I got to feel a bit what it’s like to be a guy - to not have to waste that kind of time on your hair and what you look like. If only we could pee standing up!" Dixie Chicks star Natalie Maines on shaving her head.

9th May 2013

Quote: "(My husband) Adrian (Pasdar) is an actor and never knows where his next job is going to be, and, in that world, you have to take whatever jobs come your way... Working seems more important to him, as far as completing him, and I don’t have that same thing. I like being a mom and taking care of the house and doing all of that, so it doesn’t feel like a big sacrifice." Dixie Chicks star Natalie Maines likes her role as a stay-at-home mum.

17th August 2012

Fact: Dixie Chicks star Emily Robison turned 40 on Thursday (16Aug12).

15th March 2011

Fact: Dixie Chicks star Natalie Maines has recorded a cover of the Beach Boys' God Only Knows for the series finale of hit TV drama Big Love. The track, which features Red Hot Chili Peppers star Chad Smith on drums, marks her first release since 2006's Grammy-winning Chicks album Taking the Long Way.

16th January 2010

Fact: Dixie Chicks sisters Emily Robison and MARTIE MAGUIRE will release new music under the name COURT YARD HOUNDS.

5th August 2008

Fact: Singer/songwriter James Taylor has recorded versions of Leonard Cohen's SUZANNE and the Dixie Chicks' SOME DAYS YOU GOTTA DANCE for a new covers album.

3rd September 2007

Fact: Dixie Chicks singer Natalie Maines and her actor husband Adrian Pasdar have bought a $5.6 million (GBP2.8 million) five-bedroom home in Brentwood, California.

7th August 2007

Fact: EAGLES and Dixie Chicks will open the new 7,100-seat Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles in October (07) with back-to-back shows. The new $2.5 billion sports and entertainment venue is being completed near the Staples Center and Los Angeles Convention Center.

27th November 2006

Quote: "We'd like to dedicate this song to K-FED (Kevin Federline). I don't think anyone is dedicating songs to him right now." Dixie Chicks singer Natalie Maines introduces WHITE TRASH WEDDING at their Los Angeles concert on Friday night (24NOV06), which was met with thunderous applause.

4th November 2006

Quote: "The public like to see that you're more f**ked up than they are." Dixie Chicks star NATALIE MAINES.

4th November 2006

Fact: Country trio the Dixie Chicks were named after Little Feat song DIXIE CHICKEN.

28th October 2006

Fact: THE Dixie Chicks' anti-PRESIDENT George W Bush controversy is far from over - TV executives at US network NBC have refused to air ads for the trio's new documentary, SHUT UP + SING, claiming they are disparaging of Bush.

27th October 2006

Quote: "I tried to stay very far away from her... We felt so vulnerable... Emily and I did not want to do the show (but) Natalie never wavered." Dixie Chicks star MARTIE MAGUIRE admits she didn't want to go ahead with a 2003 Dallas, Texas show after singer Natalie Maines received a death threat explaining she'd be shot onstage for comments she made against US President GEORGE W BUSH.

27th October 2006

Quote: "He makes a lot of jokes but he makes a lot of sense at the same time." Dixie Chicks star Emily Robison on why she has donated cash to quirky writer KINKY FREIDMAN's campaign to become Governor of her native Texas.

26th October 2006

Quote: "I would have said something super brilliant if I had known anybody was listening something smarter but it probably would have gotten me in way more trouble " Dixie Chicks star Natalie Maines jokes about the 2003 anti-US President George W Bush remark she made onstage in London that sparked a patriotic backlash against her and her bandmates

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