Top of the World Tour: Live

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Top of the World Tour: Live
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Live album by Dixie Chicks
Released November 25, 2003
Recorded Live from the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia
Genre Country
Length 96:23
Label Columbia
Producer Blake Chancey,
Paul Worley
Dixie Chicks chronology
Home
(2002)
Top of the World Tour: Live
(2003)
Taking the Long Way
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 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

Personnel[edit]

Dixie Chicks[edit]

Additional Musicians[edit]

  • 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
  • Linda Ghidossi de Luca- viola
  • 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
  • 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
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 3
U.S. Billboard 200 21

Certifications/sales[edit]

Country Certification
(thresholds)
Sales
United States Gold 930,000
Worldwide 1,000,000+