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Iris DeMent

Iris DeMent
Born: Jan 5, 1961 in Paragould, AR
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Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Biography: One of the most celebrated country-folk performers of her day, singer/songwriter Iris DeMent was born on January 5, 1961, in rural Paragould, Arkansas, the youngest of 14 children. At the age of three, her devoutly religious family moved to California, where she grew up singing gospel music; during her ...Read full biography
Infamous Angel
Released: 1992
Label: Warner Bros.
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A remarkable debut, Infamous Angel established Iris DeMent as one of the greatest artists of her generation. With her gift for poignant, confessional songwriting and a voice that makes raw beauty seem ...Read full review
My Life
Released: 1993
Label: Warner Bros.
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Like Infamous Angel, My Life opens on a light note, which is hardly adequate preparation for the emotional turbulence that follows. The album is dedicated to Iris Dement's father, who passed away prior ...Read full review
More Iris Dement albums: Main Albums (5), Others (1)
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