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Singer/Songwriter Iris DeMent

DeMent's music combines country and folk. Her latest album is called "My Life." She draws from her and her family's life experiences growing up in rural Arkansas, and Southern California. Her first album, "Infamous Angel' was released in 1992. Some of the music from it is used in the recent movie, "LIttle Buddha."


Other segments from the episode on August 10, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 10, 1994: Interview with Patricia O'Brien; Interview with Iris DeMent.


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