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Iris DeMent sensitively sings Russian poems on ‘The Trackless Woods’ The Olympian Iris DeMent recorded her latest album in her living room in five days with a group of friends, which sounds just about right. DeMent bides her time between albums until she feels fully invested in the music and then plunges into it without making a big … Source link: iris dement – Google News Pacific Northwest Inlander Iris DeMent with Pieta Brown Pacific Northwest Inlander From the moment…

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The Trackless Woods

The Trackless Woods Considered ”one of the great voices in contemporary popular music” (NPR), Iris DeMent has returned with an album unlike any other in her illustrious career. Featuring original music and melodies by Iris, ‘The Trackless Woods’ (August 7) sets 18 poems by acclaimed 20thcentury Russian poet Anna Akhmatova to life. Hailed as one of Russia’s finest poets, Akhmatova survived the Bolshevik Revolution, both World Wars and Stalin. She lost family, friends and fellow writers to political killing List…

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Iris DeMent – Our Town

This is the song that started it all for me.  It was on the closing episode of “Northern Exposure”.  Fell in love with her voice and writing. Iris DeMent – Our Town from Infamous Angel Price: USD 1.29 View Details about Iris DeMent

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The Mountain Stage Archives

I have seen Iris live several times, including on “The Mountain Stage”. One of those appearances was when I took my mother and a family friend to the show, about 4 hours from my home. One of the songs done that evening was an excellent version of “The Long Black Veil” everyone did to close the show. I have checked from time-to-time to get that song, as it was not a part of the broadcast version. Recently, I went to…

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Top Iris Dement News Stories of the Week

Roanoke Times Out & About: Iris DeMent with Pieta Brown Roanoke Times Iris DeMent and Pieta Brown, who just happens to be DeMent’s step-daughter, will perform Saturday at Harvester Performance Center. The event will benefit Unbridled Change, which uses what it calls equine-assisted therapies with people who have suffered … Music Review: Iris Dement’s ‘The Trackless Woods’KCURall 3 news articles » Source link: iris dement – Google News News & Observer Country Picks: Iris DeMent performs at Carolina Theatre News & Observer…

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“The Trackless Woods” – Lyrics

The Trackless Woods    (click a title to jump to that track) To My Poems Broad Gold And This You Call Work From The Oriental Notebook Prayer Not With Deserters All Is Sold Reject The Burden From An Airplane Oh, How Good Like A White Stone Song About Songs Listening To Singing Lot’s Wife Upon The Hard Crest The Souls of All My Dears The Last Toast Not With A Lover’s Lyre / Anna Akhmatova’s Recitation of “The Muse”    …

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The Trackless Woods Liner Notes

“BLESS THEM, O LORD” My daughter is Russian. My husband and I brought her from Siberia to the States in 2005. She was just a few months shy of six years old. I’d never have made this record were not for her. Like my daughter, Anna Akhmatova was Russian. She was born in 1889 and died in 1966. Most of her life was spent in St. Petersburg. She survived 30 years of Stalin, two world wars and the imprisonment and…

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