FolkLib Index - Iris DeMent Discography

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#A)   Summary Discography
#B)   Full Discography
#C)   Other Iris DeMent discographies - Andy Burnett's Music Database - Steve Figueroa
#D) Articles/Reviews
#E) Sources


#A)   Summary Discography (top/bottom of page)
    t = Complete list of track titles appears in the Full Discography
    p = Partial list appears, Iris DeMent tracks only
         (r) = published reviews of this album are listed in section #D)
           * = listed in the Winter 1994/95, Schwann "Spectrum", p. 86
         p.# = Schwann listing page number

   Solo Albums

#01)t 1992 * Infamous Angel (r)                        Rounder/Philo   1138
#02)  1993 * Infamous Angel                             Warner Bros.  45238
#03)t 1994 * My Life (r)                                Warner Bros.  45493
#04)t 1996 * The Way I Should                           Warner Bros.  46188
#05)t 2004   Lifeline                              Flariella Records

   Session Albums

          Jann Browne
#06)  198?   ?                                                     ?      ?
          Emmylou Harris
#07)  1990 * Brand New Dance                                 Reprise  26309
          Nanci Griffith
#08)t 1993 * Other Voices, Other Rooms (r)                   Elektra  61464

   Various Artists Collections

#09)t 1994   Tulare Dust: A Songwriters' Tribute to         Hightone   8058
                                              Merle Haggard
#10)t 199?   Prime Cuts of Bluegrass, Volume 09                  KBC   0009
#11)t 1994   Prime Cuts of Bluegrass, Volume 11                  KBC   0011
  
#B) Full Discography (top/bottom of page) [number] = Actual albums I have seen "Owners" = Who owns, or owned, the album I saw (see the complete code list in library) Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) Owners ----------Rounder/Philo ------ #01) 1992 Infamous Angel (CS: PHC-1138) * 2-92 #01 [CD: PHCD-1138] * {.A} --- (all titles by Iris DeMent except as noted) --- --- Author: #01. 1 2:45 Let the Mystery Be #01. 2 3:39 These Hills #01. 3 2:32 Hotter Than Mojave in My Heart #01. 4 3:37 When Love Was Young #01. 5 4:57 Our Town #01. 6 3:10 50 Miles of Elbow Room F.W. McGee #01. 7 3:45 Infamous Angel #01. 8 2:43 Sweet Forgiveness #01. 9 4:02 After You're Gone #01. 10 3:24 Mama's Opry #01. 11 3:35 Higher Ground trad. Iris DeMent: vocals, acoustic guitar Flora Mae DeMent: lead vocal (11) Jerry Douglas: dobro (7) Stuart Duncan: fiddle, mandolin Emmylou Harris: harmony vocal (10) Mark Howard: acoustic guitar Roy Huskey, Jr.: upright bass Al Perkins: dobro Jim Rooney: harmony vocals (6) Pete Wasner: piano The Infamous Angel Choir: Iris DeMent, Jim Rooney, Hal Ketchum, Jeff Black (11) Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) ----------Warner Bros. #02) 1993 Infamous Angel (CS: 45238-4) * 5-93 #02 (CD: 45238-2) * Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #03) 1994 My Life (CS: 45493-4) * 4-94 #03 p.31 [CD: 45493-2] * {.A} --- (released 4-12-1994) --- (all titles by Iris DeMent except as noted) --- --- Author: #03. 1 3:41 Sweet Is the Melody #03. 2 4:22 You've Done Nothing Wrong #03. 3 3:18 Calling for You #03. 4 4:38 Childhood Memories #03. 5 6:49 No Time to Cry #03. 6 5:15 Troublesome Waters Maybelle Carter, --- E.J. Carter, Dixie Deen #03. 7 2:37 Mom & Dad's Waltz Lefty Frizzell #03. 8 5:01 Easy's Gettin' Harder Every Day #03. 9 3:18 Shores of Jordan, The #03. 10 3:30 My Life Iris DeMent: vocals (all) acoustic guitar (all except #10) harmony vocal (2,6,7) piano (10) Richard Bennett: acoustic guitar (2,5,8) 6- and 12-string guitar (3) electric guitar (5) John Catchings: cello (10) "Cowboy" Jack Clement: acoustic guitar (1,4) Charles Cochran: piano (1,4), keyboard (3,8) Stuart Duncan: fiddle (1,4,9), mandolin (1,9) Mark Howard: acoustic guitar (6,7,9) Roy Huskey Jr.: upright bass (all except #10) Kenny Malone: percussion (1,3) Pat McInerney: drums (5) Phil Parlapiano: accordion (2) Al Perkins: dobro(#6,7,9) Pete Wasner: keyboard (3,6), piano (5-7,9) Joy White: harmony vocal (4) Linda Williams: harmony vocal (9) Robin Williams: harmony vocal (34,9) Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #04) 1996 The Way I Should [CD: 9-46188-2] {A} --- Produced by Randy Scruggs --- all songs by Iris DeMent except as noted --- --- Author: #04. 1 3:49 When My Morning Comes Around #04. 2 5:19 There's a Wall in Washington #04. 3 5:13 Wasteland of the Free #04. 4 3:24 I'll Take My Sorrow Straight Iris DeMent, Elmer McCall #04. 5 3:43 This Kind of Happy Iris DeMent, Merle Haggard #04. 6 4:24 Way I Should, The #04. 7 3:15 Letter to Mom #04. 8 3:46 Keep Me God #04. 9 4:03 Quality Time #04. 10 5:39 Walkin' Home #04. 11 7:32 Trouble Iris DeMent, Elmer McCall --- (duet with Delbert McClinton) Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #05) 2004 Lifeline (CD: #?) --- #05. 1 3:04 I've Got That Old Time Religion in My Heart #05. 2 6:26 Blessed Assurance #05. 3 3:02 Fill My Way With Love #05. 4 5:09 Hide Thou Me #05. 5 3:10 The Old Gospel Ship #05. 6 5:09 Sweet Hour of Prayer #05. 7 2:10 That Glad Reunion Day #05. 8 2:53 Leaning on the Everlasting Arms #05. 9 4:12 He Reached Down #05. 10 5:03 Near the Cross #05. 11 2:42 I Never Shall Forget the Day #05. 12 3:38 I Don't Want to Get Adjusted (To This World) #05. 13 5:23 God Walks the Dark Hills Session Albums (where Iris DeMent appears on albums by other artists): Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) ----------? #06) 198? ? (#?) by Jann Browne Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) ----------Reprise #07) 1990 Brand New Dance (CS: 26309-4) * 11-90 #07 p.109 ADD (CD: 26309-2) * --- by Emmylou Harris Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) ----------Electra #08) 1993 Other Voices, Other Rooms [CS: 61464-4] * 2-93 {A} #08) p.131 (CD: 41464-2) * --- by Nanci Griffith --- --- Author: #08 A1 3:57 Across the Great Divide Kate Wolf #08 A2 2:41 Woman of the Phoenix Vince Bell #08 A3 4:29 Tecumseh Valley Townes Van Zandt #08 A4 3:30 Three Flights Up Frank Christian #08 A5 5:17 Boots of Spanish Leather Bob Dylan #08 A6 4:20 Speed of the Sound ofLoneliness John Prine #08 A7 5:10 From Clare to Here Ralph McTell #08 A8 3:15 Can't Help But Wonder Where I'm Tom Paxton --- Bound #08 B1 2:51 Do Re Mi Woody Guthrie #08 B2 2:59 This Old Town Janis Ian, Jon Vezner #08 B3 3:44 Comin' Down in the Rain Buddy Mondlock #08. B4 2:39 Ten Degrees and Getting Cold Gordon Lightfoot #08 B5 4:59 Morning Song for Sally Jerry Jeff Walker #08 B6 3:57 Night Rider's Lament Michael Burton #08. B7 3:11 Are You Tired of Me Darling G.P. Cook, Ralph Roland #08 B8 3:18 Turn Around Malvina Reynolds #08 B9 1:46 Wimoweh Paul Campbell (arr.) Iris DeMent: harmony vocal and high lonesome tag (B4) high harmony vocal (B7) Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) ----------Hightone Records - collections 220 4th St. #101, Oakland, CA 94607 #09) 1994 Tulare Dust: A Songwriters' Tribute to Merle Haggard #09 (CD: HCD-8058) {.A} --- (all album information courtesy of Rudi Schmid) --- (all songs by Merle Haggard) --- #09 1 3:29 Tulare Diary (medley)Tom Russell #09 1 -- They're Tearin' theLabor(medley)Tom Russell --- Camps Down #09. 2 2:47 Big City Iris DeMent #09 3 3:31 Working Man Can't Get Nowhere Peter Case --- Today, A #09 4 2:36 Holding Things Together Dwight Yoakam #09 5 3:38 Daddy Frank Robert Earl Keen and The Sunshine Boys #09 6 4:18 White Line Fever Joe Ely #09 7 2:42 My Own Kind of Hat Rosie Flores #09 8 3:45 Shopping for Dresses Steve Young #09 9 3:28 Silver Wings Marshall Crenshaw #09 10 2:53 Irma Jackson Barrence Whitfield #09 11 2:51 You Don't Have Very Far to Go Lucinda Williams #09 12 3:58 Ramblin' Fever Billy Joe Shaver #09 13 3:18 I Can't Be Myself Katty Moffatt #09 14 3:07 I Can't Hold Myself in Line John Doe #09 15 3:56 Kern River Dave Alvin 50:43 Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) ----------KBC Music, Inc. - Collections 3408 215th Avenue, Keokuk, IA 52632-9775 (319) 838-2286 (These CD's are only distributed to Bluegrass Radio DJ's and programmers, and the media) #10) 199? Prime Cuts of Bluegrass, Volume 09 [CD: KBC-CD-009] {A} --- #10 1 2:51 Born To Roam Highstrung #10 2 2:45 Whispering Waters Bluegrass Supply Company #10 3 3:54 L & N Don't Stop Here Anymore, The New Coon Creek Girls --- The #10 4 2:39 Big Winds A Comin' Bass Mountain Boys #10. 5 3:18 Shores Of Jordan, The Iris DeMent #10 6 2:28 Money To Ride The Train Gary Brewer & --- The Kentucky Ramblers #10 7 2:08 Little Quacker Boy, The Barbara Saint Joan #10 8 3:37 10 O'Clock Train Highstrung #10 9 2:07 Your Eyes Forever Bluegrass Supply Company Summary Discography (top/bottom of page) #11) 1994 Prime Cuts of Bluegrass, Volume 11 [CD: KBC-CD-011] {A} --- #11 1 3:04 I Get The Blues When It Rains Kate MacKenzie #11 2 2:07 Lay Your Burdens Crossroad #11 3 4:29 Tears Of Gold The Ernie Thacker & --- Junior Blankenship Band #11 4 3:11 Call Of The Mountains Steve Toth #11 5 3:17 Mr. Man In The Moon Harold East #11 6 3:05 Daddy Can You Hear Me New Dominion Bluegrass #11 7 3:26 Waltz For Indira Jamie Jameson #11 8 3:05 One Day Soon Julie Wingfield #11 9 4:06 Perfect Part Of Me Bluegras Express #11 10 4:50 Pass Me Not Harold East #11. 11 4:22 You've Done Nothing Wrong Iris DeMent #11 12 2:46 Step To It Steve Toth --------------------------------------------------------------------------- #D) Articles/Reviews (top/bottom of page) Articles about Iris DeMent published in magazines: Be aware that all these articles are copyrighted material and the author's permission must be obtained before an article can be reproduced on-line. Articles: "Honest Songs with a Nostalgic Flair", by Holly Crenshaw .Performing Songwriter, Sep-Oct/94, Vol. 2(8), p. 71-4 "Just Plain Folk" .Country Guitar, 10/94, Vol. 2(4), p. 14 "Voice of Experience: Iris DeMent turns her life into song" interview by Chris Mundy Rolling Stone, 10/20/94, p. 47 "Regardless of the Tide: Iris DeMent Sails Outside the Mainstream", by Stephen L. Betts .Journal of Country Music, Vol. 17(1), [12/94], p. 7-9 Reviews (reviewer): Albums: (#01) "Infamous Angel" Entertainment Weekly, 9/04/92, p. 73 (Billy Altman) Stereo Review, 9/92, Vol. 57(9), 74(2) (Alanna Nash) .Dirty Linen, Oct-Nov/92, Issue #42, p. 83 (#03) "My Life" Entertainment Weekly, 4/15/94, p. 58(2) (Alanna Nash) Newsweek, 4/18/94, Vol. 123(16), p. 61 (Jeff Giles) Country Music, 7-8/94, p. 25 (Michael McCall) Rolling Stone, 8/11/94, p. 66(2) (David Okamoto) The New York Times, 9/09/94, Vol. 143, p. 89(N), col. 1 (Stephen Holden) (#08) "Other Voices, Other Rooms" Rolling Stone, 4/15/93, #654, p. 62(2) (Kara Manning) (#09) "Tulare Dust: A Songwriters' Tribute to Merle Haggard" Entertainment Weekly, 11/11/94, p, 74 (Merle Haggard, Lucinda Williams) --------------------------------------------------------------------------- #E) Sources (top/bottom of page) Articles about Iris DeMent published in books: Complete bibliographic details for each book can be found in my Bibliography page. Be aware that all these articles are copyrighted material and the author's permission must be obtained before an article can be reproduced on-line. #fl 1994, Country Music Magazine, "The Comprehensive Country Music Encyclopedia, p. 100 #cx 1992, Erlewine, "All Music Guide" (1st ed.), p. 504 #fh 1994, Erlewine, "All Music Guide" (2nd ed.), p. 492, 504, 527 #fm 1997, Erlewine, "All Music Guide" (3rd ed.), p. 741-2 #gj 1997, Erlewine, "All Music Guide to Country" (1st ed.), p. 124-5 #gx 1998, Goodman, "Modern Twang: An Alternative Country Music Guide & Directory", p. 63 #ge 1997, Mansfield & Graff, "MusicHound Country: The Essential Album Guide", p. 120-1 #ft 1993, Richards & Shestack, "The New Country Music Encyclopedia", p. 74 #fq 1998, Walters & Mansfield, "MusicHound Folk: The Essential Album Guide", p. 214

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