Top of the World Tour: Live

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Top of the World Tour: Live
Live album by Dixie Chicks
Released November 25, 2003

Wachovia Center,

Philadelphia FleetCenter Boston
Genre Country
Length 96:23
Label Columbia
Producer Blake Chancey,
Paul Worley
Dixie Chicks chronology
Top of the World Tour: Live
Taking the Long Way
(2006)Taking the Long Way2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating 5/5 stars link
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
BBC Music (favorable) link
Q 3/5 stars link
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars link

Top of the World Tour: Live is the first live album by American country band Dixie Chicks, released in November 2003.

It records their successful Top of the World Tour. A DVD Top of the World Tour: Live was also released with the material of the tour. Both are composites of multiple shows. As of December 2003, Top of the World Tour: Live has sold 500,000 copies in the United States and has been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

Track listing[edit]

CD 1
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Goodbye Earl" Richard Leigh 4:37
2. "Some Days You Gotta Dance" Troy Johnson, Marshall Morgan 2:39
3. "There's Your Trouble" Mark Selby, Tia Sillers 3:21
4. "Long Time Gone" Darrell Scott 4:10
5. "Tortured, Tangled Heart" Martie Maguire, Natalie Maines, Marty Stuart 3:44
6. "Travelin' Soldier" Bruce Robison 5:56
7. "Am I the Only One (Who's Ever Felt This Way)" Maria McKee 3:31
8. "Hello Mr. Heartache" Mike Henderson, John Hadley 3:59
9. "Cold Day in July" Richard Leigh 4:51
10. "White Trash Wedding" Maguire, Maines, Emily Robison 2:33
11. "Lil' Jack Slade" Terri Hendrix, Maguire, Lloyd Maines, E. Robison 2:40
CD 2
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "A Home" Maia Sharp, Randy Sharp 5:48
2. "Truth No. 2" Patty Griffin 5:13
3. "If I Fall You're Going Down with Me" Matraca Berg, Annie Roboff 3:05
4. "Mississippi" Bob Dylan 5:14
5. "Cowboy Take Me Away" Martie Seidel, Marcus Hummon 4:58
6. "Godspeed (Sweet Dreams)" Radney Foster 4:41
7. "Landslide" Stevie Nicks 4:01
8. "Ready to Run" Hummon, Seidel 4:30
9. "Wide Open Spaces" Susan Gibson 5:42
10. "Top of the World" Griffin 6:25
11. "Sin Wagon" Maines, Erwin, Stephony Smith 4:34


Dixie Chicks
Additional Musicians
  • Roscoe Beck - bass guitar, upright bass, fretless bass guitar, electric guitar, background vocals
  • Matthew Brubeck - cello
  • Roger Cabot - Hammond organ
  • John Deaderick - accordion, keyboards, Hammond organ, background vocals
  • Jason Deleu - Hammond organ
  • Drew Findley - programming
  • John Gardner - djembe, drums, snare drums, percussion, tambourine
  • Todd Green - Hammond organ
  • David Grissom - 12-string electric guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, electric baritone guitar, background vocals
  • Emmylou Harris - background vocals
  • Bob House - Hammond organ
  • Linda Ghidossi de Luca - viola
  • Ryan Merfy - Hammond organ
  • Henry Metcalfe - Hammond organ
  • John Mock - cello arrangements, concertina, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, irish whistle, percussion, string arrangements, tambourine, tin whistle
  • Lorenza Ponce - violin, string arrangements
  • Richard Randall - Hammond organ
  • Michael Rhodes - bass guitar
  • Keith Sewell - fiddle, acoustic guitar, soloist, background vocals
  • Hiroki Tagachi - violin
  • Brent Truitt - mandolin, background vocals
  • Robby Turner - dobro, steel guitar, background vocals

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 3
U.S. Billboard 200 21


Country Certification
United States Gold 930,000
Worldwide 1,000,000+