In "Lubbock or Leave It," Natalie Maines, a native of this West Texas city, sings: "I hear they hate me now/Just like they hated you./Maybe when I'm dead and gone/I'm gonna get a statue, too."What's really funny is Natalie's defensive statement at the end fails to give a single reason for the lyric AND insults her own hometown at the same time!
Holly, whose statue is in downtown Lubbock, was born here and died in a plane crash along with singers Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson in Iowa in 1959.
Holly's older brother, Larry O. Holley, said he doesn't know of anyone in Lubbock who hated his sibling.
"Older people in town thought rock 'n' roll was for kids," Holley said. "But no one hated Buddy."
On the Chicks Web site Maines writes that the song "is not just about Lubbock, but about any small, hypocritical town."Rove has obviously taken over all of the Dixie Chick's minds and is purposefully running their career into the ground.
That or the Chicks have absolutely no brain cells whatsoever.