Best Sellers From The ’90s: Dixie Chicks, “Fly”
Supported by an army of Nashville’s A-list sessioneers, the Dixie Chicks scored a multi-million selling album in 1999 with Fly.
Even though the studio was filled with such luminaries as Randy Scruggs, Matt Rollings and Lloyd Maines (father of singer Natalie Maines), producers Blake Chancey and Paul Worley always made sure the ladies were in the spotlight.
The result was a 14-song set that offered much the same as their record-breaking debut: high-spirited country pop songs with plenty of twang and lots of female empowerment lyrics.
Six singles sprang from Fly along with two GRAMMY wins and two more nominations, not to mention sales of 10 million copies since its release in October 1999.
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