Some Days You Gotta Dance

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"Some Days You Gotta Dance"
Single by Dixie Chicks
from the album Fly
ReleasedSeptember 24, 2001
Songwriter(s)Troy Johnson
Marshall Morgan
Producer(s)Blake Chancey
Paul Worley
Dixie Chicks singles chronology
"Heartbreak Town"
"Some Days You Gotta Dance"
"Long Time Gone"

"Some Days You Gotta Dance" is a song written by Troy Johnson and Marshall Morgan, and recorded by American country music group Dixie Chicks. It was released in September 2001 as the eighth and final single from their album Fly. The song peaked at #7 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in March 2002.[1] "Some Days You Gotta Dance" was previously recorded by Keith Urban's band, The Ranch, in 1997. Urban plays guitar on the Dixie Chicks' rendition.[2]

James Taylor sang the song with the Dixie Chicks during their joint appearances on the 2004 Vote for Change tour, then continued playing it on his own tours and recorded it for his 2008 album Covers.

Chart performance[edit]

"Some Days You Gotta Dance" debuted at number 56 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of September 29, 2001.

Chart (2001–2002) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 7
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 55

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 42


  1. ^ Dixie Chicks Chart History
  2. ^ Keith Urban Biography
  3. ^ "Dixie Chicks Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "Dixie Chicks Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  5. ^ "Best of 2002: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2002. Retrieved August 13, 2012.

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