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2006-05-19 19:41:32

By Phyllis Stark NASHVILLE (Billboard) - Disappointing airplay for the first two singles from the new album by the Dixie Chicks exposes a deep -- and seemingly growing -- rift between the trio and the country radio market that helped turn the group into superstars. "Taking the Long Way," due out May 23, is the band's first album since singer Natalie Maines sparked a major controversy in 2003 by declaring that she was ashamed to hail from the same state as fellow Texan President...

2006-03-24 19:37:11

ARTIST: DIXIE CHICKS SINGLE: NOT READY TO MAKE NICE (Wide Open/Columbia) Dixie Chicks lead Natalie Maines has never been the type to tuck her tail, but after an avalanche of combative censure of the trio at country-radio outlets after her 2003 criticism of President Bush, one might expect the Chicks' return to avoid ruffling feathers. Nothing doing. "Not Ready to Make Nice" expresses Maines' hurt and disbelief over the uproar: "They say time heals everything, but I'm still...

2006-02-16 01:29:04

By Chris Morris LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - You can practically tell what James Hand's music sounds like from the names of the places he plays: Ginny's Little Longhorn ... Pearl's Dancehall & Saloon ... Riley's Tavern ... the Broken Spoke. Hand's robust, authentic honky-tonk music was bred in Texas beer joints. His original songs -- heard on "The Truth Will Set You Free," his Rounder Records debut, due February 28 -- reflect a deep familiarity with and love of the classic...

2005-09-07 21:30:17

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Recording stars Sheryl Crow, Alicia Keys, Paul Simon, Neil Young and the Dixie Chicks will headline a telethon for Hurricane Katrina victims slated to air this week on six major U.S. networks and around the world, producers said on Wednesday. But it was not clear whether they or any of the other celebrities booked for Friday's event, including comedian Chris Rock and movie star Jack Nicholson, will be permitted to freely express their opinions...

2005-09-07 21:01:36

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Recording stars Sheryl Crow, Alicia Keys, Paul Simon, Neil Young and the Dixie Chicks will headline a telethon for Hurricane Katrina victims slated to air this week on six major U.S. networks and around the world, producers said on Wednesday. But it was not clear whether they or any of the other celebrities booked for Friday's event, including comedian Chris Rock and movie star Jack Nicholson, will be permitted to freely express their opinions...

2005-09-07 02:19:31

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Sheryl Crow, the Dixie Chicks, Randy Newman, Neil Young, Rod Stewart, Alicia Keys and Paul Simon will perform during Friday's Hurricane Katrina benefit organized by the major broadcast networks. "Shelter From the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast," a live, hourlong telecast, will be carried commercial-free by more than two dozen other cable outlets. In addition to raising money for victims of Hurricane Katrina, the event will pay tribute to the...