Shouldn't a Told You That

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Shouldn't a Told You That
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 2, 1993
February 10, 1994 (CD Re-Release)
RecordedLate 1992-Early 1993
LabelCrystal Clear Sound
ProducerSteve Fishell
Dixie Chicks chronology
Little Ol' Cowgirl
Shouldn't a Told You That
Wide Open Spaces
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Shouldn't a Told You That is the third studio album by American country band Dixie Chicks, released in 1993 (see 1993 in music). It was their third and final album for the Crystal Clear Sound label, and last to feature singer-bassist Laura Lynch. This album was five years before the release of their 1998 breakthrough album Wide Open Spaces.

The title track, "Shouldn't a Told You That", was written by Walter Hyatt of the famed Austin cult classic band, Uncle Walt's Band. The track "There Goes My Dream" was previously recorded by Mark Collie for his album Born & Raised in Black & White in 1991.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Whistles and Bells" (Cindy Bullens, Radney Foster) - 3:01
  2. "I'm Falling Again" (Matthew Benjamin, Martie Erwin, Laura Lynch, Emily Erwin) - 3:25
  3. "Shouldn't a Told You That" (Walter Hyatt) - 3:05
  4. "Desire" (Steve Kolander, Kim Richey) - 3:30
  5. "There Goes My Dream" (Jamie O'Hara) - 3:32
  6. "One Heart Away" (Benjamin, Tom Van Schaik) - 3:35
  7. "The Thrill Is in the Chase" (Lynch, Dave Peters) - 3:09
  8. "I Wasn't Looking for You" (Benjamin) - 3:28
  9. "I've Only Got Myself to Blame" (Tony Lane) - 3:22
  10. "Planet of Love" (Jim Lauderdale, John Leventhal) - 5:00


Additional personnel


  • Producer: Steve Fishell
  • Engineer: Mike Poole