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2010-05-03 10:06:00

NEW YORK, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- ideeli, Inc., the fastest growing online members-only shopping destination, announces a partnership with Sony Music's Court Yard Hounds. The project will focus on the inaugural national tour of the Court Yard Hounds, founded by sisters Emily Robison and Martie Maguire from the Dixie Chicks. ideeli members will have the opportunity to take part in an exclusive giveaway to attend a Court Yard Hounds concert of choice and participate in a special meet and greet...

2010-04-12 12:06:00

NEW YORK, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Recordings is proud to announce the release of Playlist: The Very Best of Dixie Chicks, the career-spanning collection of chart-topping hits, classic tracks and personal favorites selected by America's top-selling female group, available everywhere Tuesday, June 1. The latest installment in Legacy's acclaimed Playlist Series of artist-assembled "Very Best Of" career-overviews, Playlist: The Very Best of Dixie Chicks includes key tracks and...

2010-02-10 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- After much chatter and anticipation, Emily Robison and Martie Maguire of The Dixie Chicks, announced today via their website that they will release new music under the moniker Court Yard Hounds. The album of all new material will be available for pre-order beginning today exclusively through www.courtyardhounds.com with all pre-orders receiving an instant gratification 4-song download not available anywhere else. The CD is being released on Columbia...

2010-01-11 16:17:00

Made Available Exclusively on iTunes January 12, 2010 All Proceeds to Benefit Efforts by United Way and Enterprise to Rebuild Gulf-Coast Housing By The People: For The People Features John Mayer, Sheryl Crow, Dixie Chicks, India.Arie, Dave Matthews, Bruce Springsteen, and More NEW YORK, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the world's most talented artists, including Bruce Springsteen, John Mayer, Dave Matthews, Sheryl Crow, India.Arie, Jon Bon Jovi, Tim McGraw and more, are featured on a...

2009-11-03 16:11:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- If fans have their way, Taylor Swift could walk away with as many as three wins in the categories of Entertainer, Female Vocalist, and Album of the Year at the "The 43rd Annual CMA Awards", according to CMT's fourth annual poll. Swift would become the youngest artist ever to win Entertainer and join an elite group of only six other women -- the Dixie Chicks, Loretta Lynn, Barbara Mandrell, Dolly Parton, Reba and Shania Twain -- who have received...

2008-09-11 18:00:22

A song the U.S. country band the Dixie Chicks wrote for "The Lucky Ones" reportedly was dropped from the film's soundtrack for financial reasons. A source told the New York Post the band couldn't reach an acceptable deal regarding payment with Lionsgate, the movie's distributor. Neil Burger's new film, which is about a trio of Iraq war veterans returning home, stars Rachel McAdams, Tim Robbins and Michael Pena. It screened this week at the Toronto International Film Festival and is slated...

2008-08-08 21:00:19

Nicole Kidman appealed to the Australian media on Thursday for "a little space" as she travels around Sydney with her new baby. The Oscar-winning actress and her singer husband Keith Urban arrived in her hometown from the United States this week with their 4-week-old daughter, Sunday Rose Kidman Urban . "Keith and I are both appealing to the press ... just to give us a little space so we can walk around Sydney and show the baby our town," Kidman told Sydney radio 2DAY FM. She said she...

2006-09-05 14:20:37

By Cameron French TORONTO (Reuters) - This year's Toronto International Film Festival will offer more star wattage and world premieres than almost any edition of the event in its 30-year history, as well as the potential for a goodly amount of controversy. Several films at the 10-day festival, which opens on Thursday, will examine the state of President George W. Bush's America. Already the festival has had to issue a statement defending its decision to screen the contentious "Death...

2006-09-01 02:11:30

By Mike Collett-White VENICE (Reuters) - U.S. conservatives were outraged when country music band the Dixie Chicks criticized President George W. Bush. But a new documentary about John Lennon and his run-in with the Nixon administration over the Vietnam war suggests Bush got off lightly. David Leaf's "The U.S. vs. John Lennon," screened at the Venice Film Festival earlier this week, uses footage not seen before and news clips aired for the first time in decades. Lennon's widow Yoko...

2006-08-30 15:34:58

By Pat Harris NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) - Ever since the Dixie Chicks were boycotted by radio stations for insulting President George W. Bush in 2003, country music liberals have felt under siege but that doesn't mean there aren't any in Nashville. With 75 million country albums sold a year, and 2,000 radio stations devoted to it, country music is more than hillbillies in cowboy hats line dancing and singing "Stand by Your Man" -- it's big business, and it encompasses a broad...


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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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