Taking The Long Way CD/DVD

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Release Date
November 14, 2006
Recorded at Sunset Sound Studios, Hollywood, CA and The Village, Los Angeles, CA
Produced by Rick Rubin
This edition of Taking The Long Way includes the full studio album plus a bonus DVD featuring live clips from AOL Sessions, the video for “Not Ready to Make Nice”, and an interview with the Dixie Chicks and producer Rick Rubin.
The Band
Natalie Maines: lead vocal, background vocals, omnichord
Martie Maguire: violin, viola, mandolin, background vocals
Emily Robison: banjo, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, papoose, accordion, sitar, background vocals
Mike Campbell: electric and acoustic guitar, 12-string acoustic and 12-string electric guitar
Lenny Castro: percussion
Richard Dodd: cello
Marvin Etzioni: mandolin  
Smokey Hormel: electric and acoustic guitar
Larry Knechtel: piano, B3 organ, wurlitzer
Gary Louris: acoustic and electric guitar, 12-string electric guitar, background vocals
Lloyd Maines: pedal steel, mandolin, octave mandolin
John Mayer: lead electric guitar
Justin Meldal Johnsen: bass
Keb’Mo’: background vocals
Jonny Polonsky: lap steel, acoustic guitar, piano, bass
Bonnie Raitt: background vocals
Chad Smith: drums
Sebastien Steinberg: bass
Matt Sweeny: acoustic guitar, electric guitar
Benmont Tench: piano, harpsichord, B3 organ, harmonium, wurlitzer, tack piano, farfisa
Chris Testa: xylophone, orchestral chimes
Dan Wilson: electric and acoustic guitar, 12-string electric guitar, piano, bass, background vocals

"I Like It" & "I Hope" - horns arranged by Steve Berlin, Brian Swartz
Baritone and Alto Saxes: Terry Landry
Tenor Sax :Lon Price
Trumpet:  Brian Swartz: 

"Not Ready To Make Nice" - string arrangement by David Campbell, Martie Maguire
String contractor:  Suzie Katayama
String players: Martie Maguire, Joel Derouin, Mario DeLeon, Gerardo Hilera, Matt Funes, Andrew Duckles, Larry Corbett
French horns: Joe Meyer, Brad Warnaar
Flute:  Stephen Kujala


Disc One
1. The Long Way Around
2. Easy Silence
3. Not Ready To Make Nice
4. Everybody Knows
5. Bitter End
6. Lullaby
7. Lubbock Or Leave It
8. Silent House
9. Favorite Year
10. Voice Inside My Head
11. I Like It
12. Baby Hold On
13. So Hard
14. I Hope

Disc Two
1. Live Performances - AOL Sessions
2. Music Video - "Not Ready To Make Nice"
3. Interview - Dixie Chicks and Producer Rick Rubin

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