Let 'er Rip Song Lyrics

Dixie Chicks

credits


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Sandy Ramos, Billy (usa 2) Crain
album: Track 8 in album Wide Open Spaces
release date: 1998-1-27
popularity : 31 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country Rock/Country
length: 2:51
producer: Paul Worley and Blake Chancey
drums: Greg Morrow
piano: Matt Rollings
mixer: John Guess
electric guitar: George Marinelli, Billy Joe Walker, Jr. and Paul Worley
recorded by: Eric Legg
additional producer: Ed Simonton, Tony Castle, Clarke Schleicher, Mark Capps, Jim Burnett and Erik Hellerman
bass: Michael Rhodes, Bobby Charles, Jr. and Joe Chemay
acoustic guitar: Mark Casstevens, Billy Crain, Billy Joe Walker, Jr., Paul Worley and Emily Robison
steel guitar: Lloyd Maines
tambourine: Tom Roady
editor: Jim Burnett, Carlos Grier and Don Cobb
assistant mixer: Shawn Simpson and Christopher Rowe
assistant recorded by: Mike Wruck and Chip Matthews
shakers: Tom Roady
congas: Tom Roady
lead vocals: Natalie Maines
vocal: Emily Robison and Martie Maguire
dobro: Emily Robison
banjo: Emily Robison
fiddle: Martie Maguire
mandolin: Martie Maguire
organ: Matt Rollings
writer: Billy Crain, Sandy Ramos

Album Information

label: Monument Records
country(area): United States
format: HDCD
barcode: 074646819524
script: Latin

Cover Art

Dixie Chicks Wide Open Spaces cover art

Lyrics

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I can tell there's something you don't wanna tell me
It's killing you 'cause the words are hard to find
I know you want to break it to me gently
Well sweet baby say what's on your mind

[chorus]
Let 'er rip, let it fly
Come on baby, say it, do you think I'm gonna cry
I ain't about to bawl, and I ain't gonna die
So if you're gonna say goodbye, don't take all day and night
Let 'er rip, let it fly

Why the drama, we don't have to drag out this situation
It wasn't you, it wasn't me, sometimes the chemistry don't ignite
There ain't no rings, no mortgage, there ain't any complications
I can tell there's something you don't wanna tell me
It's killing you 'cause the words are hard to find
I know you want to break it to me gently
Well sweet baby say what's on your mind

[chorus]
Let 'er rip, let it fly
Come on baby, say it, do you think I'm gonna cry
I ain't about to bawl, and I ain't gonna die
So if you're gonna say goodbye, don't take all day and night
Let 'er rip, let it fly

Why the drama, we don't have to drag out this situation
It wasn't you, it wasn't me, sometimes the chemistry don't ignite
There ain't no rings, no mortgage, there ain't any complications

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Track Listing


HDCD 1
  • 1 I Can Love You Better
  • 2 Wide Open Spaces
  • 3 Loving Arms
  • 4 There's Your Trouble
  • 5 You Were Mine
  • 6 Never Say Die
  • 7 Tonight the Heartache's on Me
  • 8 Let 'er Rip
  • 9 Once You've Loved Somebody
  • 10 I'll Take Care of You
  • 11 Am I the Only One (Who's Ever Felt This Way)
  • 12 Give It Up or Let Me Go