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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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“The Trackless Woods” Track List

“The Trackless Woods” Track list With Links to Lyrics To My Poems — Lyrics Broad Gold — Lyrics And This You Call Work — Lyrics From The Oriental Notebook — Lyrics Prayer — Lyrics Not With Deserters — Lyrics All Is Sold — Lyrics Reject The Burden — Lyrics From An Airplane — Written by Iris! Oh, How Good — Lyrics Like A White Stone — Lyrics Song About Songs — Lyrics Listening To Singing — Lyrics Lot’s Wife —…

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New Album! “The Trackless Woods” Released

August 7, 2015 The Trackless Woods has been released.  It is Iris’ first album release since Sing The Delta. It is “the poems of Anna Akhmatova set to music”.  Iris describes it as an inspiration from a book of Russian poems. Watch for posts to follow about this new album.  In the meantime, check the official site at: www.irisdement.com  

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