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Dixie Chicks: 'We Had A Song At No 1. The Next Day It Was At No 70'

Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 23 June 2006

NATALIE MAINES has a little cluster of black teardrops tattooed on her lower leg, trickling from her ankle down to her foot. Dixie Chicks' poised lead singer seems neither the tattooing nor the crying kind, but it's conceivable the tears symbolise the upheaval caused by a remark she made in 2003 on a London stage, when she told the audience at Shepherd's Bush Empire that she was "ashamed" George Bush was from her home state of Texas.

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