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Thread #117531   Message #2532001
Posted By: GUEST
05-Jan-09 - 09:57 AM
Thread Name: Review: Prine/DeMent - In Spite of Ourselves
Subject: RE: Review: John Prine and Iris DeMent - In Spite
To each his own, I guess. Iris DeMent is my favorite singer. Or maybe tied with Kate Rusby (who does Iris' song "Our Town").

Emmylou sang with Iris from the beginning. On Iris' first album, "Infamous Angel," Emmylou does the harmony vocal on "Mama's Opry." And they both did harmony vocal on "Are You Tired of Me My Darling," on Nanci Griffith's album "Other Voices Other Rooms," released the same year. John Prine also sang on that album.

Iris did some beautiful singing on Tom Russell's "The Man From God Knows Where," and she sang in the movie "Songcatcher" and on the album of music from "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"

The live sessions on the YouTube link in the first post are available on DVD as well as CD.