Friday, January 4, 2013

Rockin' Friday: Dixie Chicken

As I'm trying to get back into the swing of my regular blogging schedule, I had some trouble coming up with a song for the first Rockin' Friday tune of 2013. Then this morning a friend of mine mentioned a concert he was going to tonight and a certain song has been stuck in my head all freakin' day. Thanks, Rick.

With a unique blend of Southern Rock and Disco Funk, Dixie Chicken is Little Feat's signature song. First recorded in 1973, this song features an expanded lineup for the band and an almost-Zydeco type groove. Also Bonnie Raitt and Bonnie Bramlett sang backup vocals, which is nothing to sneeze at.

Check out this smokin' version of Dixie Chicken, which is putting me in the mood for some late night fried chicken, featuring the previously mentioned Ms. Raitt and Emmylou Harris on backup vocals. Beyond the great tune, the video is worth watching to check out the epic overalls worn by the conga player.

What's your favorite Little Feat tune?


  1. I love Little Feat! I like Let It Roll. Now I feel old ;)

  2. Woah! I saw this in the side bar and clicked on it cause I love Little Feat! (though for some reason I always thought it was FEET, ha!) That is so rad that Emmylou Harris and Bonnie Raitt sang on it, I did not know that! Fantastic! :) Devan