Dixie Chicks Release Live Album, ‘MMXVI Live’

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Country music group the Dixie Chicks have thrilled fans with the release of their new live album, 'MMXVI Live.' Get all the details here!

Dixie Chicks fans rejoice— performances from the country music trio’s recent DCX MMXVI World Tour are featured on a new live album, which is available now here in audio and video formats! Check out a preview of the project in the following video clip.

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MMXVI Live Track List

The Long Way Around
Lubbock or Leave It
Truth No. 2
Easy Silence
Long Time Gone
Nothing Compares 2 U
Top of the World
Something in the Air
Goodbye Earl
Travelin’ Soldier (Acoustic)
Don’t Let Me Die in Florida (Acoustic)
Daddy Lessons (Acoustic)
White Trash Wedding (Acoustic)
Bluegrass Instrumental
Ready To Run
Cowboy Take Me Away
Wide Open Spaces
Sin Wagon
Not Ready to Make Nice
Better Way

In December, the Dixie Chicks officially released the video to “Travelin’ Soldier” as performed on the MMXVI Live album. You can watch the video in its entirety below!

“Travelin’ Soldier” Lyrics 

Two days past eighteen
He was waiting for the bus in his army green
Sat down in a booth in a cafe there
Gave his order to a girl with a bow in her hair
He’s a little shy so she gives him a smile
And he said, “Would you mind sittin’ down for a while
And talking to me?
I’m feeling a little low.”
She said, “I’m off in an hour and I know where we can go.”

So they went down and they sat on the pier
He said I bet you got a boyfriend but I don’t care
I got no one to send a letter to
Would you mind if I sent one back here to you

I cried
Never gonna hold the hand of another guy
Too young for him they told her
Waitin’ for the love of a travelin’ soldier
Our love will never end
Waitin’ for the soldier to come back again
Never more to be alone when the letter said
A soldier’s coming home

So the letters came from an army camp
In California then Vietnam
And he told her of his heart
It might be love and all of the things he was so scared of
He said, “When it’s getting kinda rough over here,
I think of that day sittin’ down at the pier.
And I close my eyes and see your pretty smile.
Don’t worry but I won’t be able to write for awhile.”

One Friday night at a football game
The Lord’s Prayer said and the Anthem sang
A man said, “Folks would you bow your heads
For a list of local Vietnam dead.”
Crying all alone under the stands
Was a piccolo player in the marching band
And one name read but nobody really cared
But a pretty little girl with a bow in her hair

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