Cowboy Take Me Away

Posted in News on April 30, 2000
Marcus Hummon and Martie Seidel of the Dixie Chicks celebrated another #1 songwriting collaboration - "Cowboy Take Me Away" -- at a party at BMI's Music Row offices. The single, from the Dixie Chicks' 5-times platinum album Fly (Monument), followed their first co-writing venture, "Ready To Run," to the top of the charts. Both songs were published by Careers-BMG Music Publishing, Floyd's Dream Music and Woolly Puddin' Music.

Seidel and her sister/fellow Chick Emily Robison were also honored for writing a hit from the group's debut album, Wide Open Spaces: the #1 "You Were Mine."



Pictured from left are co-producer Paul Worley, Emily Robison, Sony Music's Cliff Audretch (representing co-producer Blake Chancey), BMG Music''s Karen Conrad, Monument Records' Larry Pareigis, Marcus Hummon with sons Levi and Caney, Martie Seidel and BMI's David Preston.