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2010-09-22 11:29:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Recordings -- Nearly a decade ago, 13-time Grammy Award® and 10-time CMA Award winners the Dixie Chicks became the first (and to date, only) female group in music history to earn two consecutive diamond album certifications by the RIAA, for U.S. sales in excess of 10 million copies each of Wide Open Spaces (released 1998) and Fly (1999). Joel Whitburn ranks the Dixie Chicks - singers, prolific songwriters, and...

2010-05-13 14:47:00

NEW YORK, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records -- Court Yard Hounds, the self-titled first album from Emily Robison and Martie Maguire's new musical project, with first week's sales of 61,119 pieces, has entered the Billboard 200 (the week's top-selling albums across all genres) at #7. Debuting simultaneously in the Top 10 of three major Billboard charts, Court Yard Hounds entered the Rock Albums chart (the week's top-selling albums across all rock genres) at #3 and the Digital Albums...

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...

2010-02-10 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...

2006-08-22 00:55:51

By Gregg Goldstein NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - The politically charged documentary "Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing" has been picked up for worldwide distribution by the Weinstein Co. A release is tentatively scheduled for the fall, possibly right before the November elections. The film revolves around the aftermath of singer Natalie Maines' statement at a 2003 London concert, where she said, "Just so you know, we're ashamed the president of the United States is from Texas." It...

2006-05-31 15:24:54

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Country trio the Dixie Chicks, the darlings of Nashville until their singer criticized President Bush three years ago, opened at No. 1 on the U.S. charts on Wednesday with their first studio album since then, but sales were sharply lower. "Taking The Long Way," their third chart-topper, sold 525,000 copies in the week ended May 28, according to tracking firm Nielsen SoundScan. The figure ranks as one of the biggest openings of the year, and exceeds industry...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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