Iris’ deep Delta soul
DeMent left at 3, but her music comes from ‘back home’
Posted: August 18, 2013 at 3:43 a.m.
Starting is always the hardest thing, so maybe we can understand why it took Arkansas native Iris DeMent, one of our finest songwriters and singers and a woman who grew up steeped in music, until the age of 25 before she was able to write a song.
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