Thursday, July 7, 2022

Iris DeMent

 Iris Luella DeMent, *05-01-1961 Paragould, AR
3rd version
By Praguefrank, Uwe Hollihn
SESSIONS
also member of DeMent Sisters
ca Summer 1991 The Cowboy Arms Hotel and Recording Spa, Nashville, TN - Iris DeMent (Emmylou Harris [duet vcl+] , Jim Rooney [duet vcl -*/bck vcl], Flora Mae DeMent [duet vcl - o], Mark Howard [ac gt], Jerry Douglas/Al Perkins [dobro], Stuart Duncan [mandolin/fiddle], Junior Huskey [bass], Pete Wasner [piano] + Jeff Black [bck vcl]. Producer: Jim Rooney)
001 LET THE MYSTERY BE Philo PHCD 1138 WB 45238-2
002 THESE HILLS Philo PHCD 1138 WB 45238-2
003 HOTTER THAN MOJAVE IN MY HEART Philo PHCD 1138 WB 45238-2
004 WHEN LOVE WAS YOUNG Philo PHCD 1138 WB 45238-2
005 OUR TOWN Philo PHCD 1138 WB 45238-2
006 FIFTY MILES OF ELBOW ROOM* Philo PHCD 1138 WB 45238-2
007 INFAMOUS ANGEL Philo PHCD 1138 WB 45238-2
008 SWEET FORGIVENESS Philo PHCD 1138 WB 45238-2
009 AFTER YOU'RE GONE Philo PHCD 1138 WB 45238-2
010 MAMA'S OPRY + Philo PHCD 1138 WB 45238-2
011 HIGHER GROUND o Philo PHCD 1138 WB 45238-2
ca Fall 1993 The Cowboy Arms Hotel and the Recording Spa, Nashville, TN – Iris De Ment (Richard Bennett [gt], Jack Clement [gt], Mark Howard [gt], Al Perkins [dobro], Junior Huskey [bass], Pat McInenrney [drums], Kenny Malone [percussion], Stuart Duncan [fiddle], John Catchings [cello], Phil Parlapiano [accordion], Charles Cochran/Pete Wasner [piano/keyboards] + Joy White (background vocals). Producer: Jim Rooney)
012 SWEET IS THE MELODY WB 45493-2
013 YOU'VE DONE NOTHING WRONG WB 45493-2
014 CALLING FOR YOU WB 45493-2
015 CHILDHOOD MEMORIES WB 45493-2
016 NO TIME TO CRY WB 45493-2
017 TROUBLESOME WATERS WB 45493-2
018 MOM AND DAD'S WALTZ WB 45493-2
019 EASY'S GETTIN' HARDER EVERY DAY WB 45493-2
020 THE SHORES OF JORDAN WB 45493-2
021 MY LIFE WB 45493-2
1993 [live] unknown – Iris De Ment
02101 AFTER YOU'RE GONE Blue Plate
1994 [sessions for Tulare Dust] unknown – Iris De Ment
022 BIG CITY Hightone
1996 [live] unknown – Iris De Ment
02201 SWEET IS THE MELODY
ca May 1996 [four days session] poss. Scruggs Sound Studio, 2828 Azalea Place, Nashville, TN – Iris De Ment (Delbert McClinton [duet vcl -*/harmonica], John Jennings [gt/slide gt/bass], Randy Scruggs [ac gt/12 str gt/mandolin], Steuart Smith [el gt/slide gt], Lonnie Mack [el gt], Brent Mason [el gt], Mark Knopfler [National gt], Earl Scruggs [banjo], Tammy Rogers [mandolin/fiddle/violin/viola/cello], Paul Franklin [steel], Dave Pomeroy [bass], Chuck Leavell [piano/organ/accordion/eyboard]. Producer: Randy Scruggs)
023 WHEN MY MORNIN' COMES AROUND WB 46188-2
024 THERE'S A WALL IN WASHINGTON WB 46188-2
025 WASTELAND OF THE FREE WB 46188-2 [ed.] WO392CD 9362-43835-2 (promo)
026 I'LL TAKE MY SORROW STRAIGHT WB 46188-2
027 THIS KIND OF HAPPY WB 46188-2
028 THE WAY I SHOULD WB 46188-2
029 LETTER TO MOM WB 46188-2
030 KEEP ME GOD WB 46188-2
031 QUALITY TIME WB 46188-2
032 WALKIN' HOME WB 46188-2
033 TROUBLE * WB 46188-2
ca 1996 [live for Radio Broadcast] KSGR Radio Station Studio, Austin, TX – Iris De Ment
03301 LET THE MYSTERY BE
ca Fall 1996 [live] KPFK Radio Station Studio, Los Angeles, CA – Iris De Ment
03302 OUR TOWN Red House
ca late 1996 unknown – Tom Russell and Iris De Ment
034 BOX OF VISIONS Hightone HCD-8081
1997 [sessions for The Songs of Jimmie Rodgers – A tribute] poss, Hollywood, CA – Iris De Ment
035 HOBO BILL'S LAST RIDE CK 67676
1997 [sessions for The Horse Whisperer] unknown – Iris De Ment
036 WHISPERING PINES MCA Nashville
1998 Scruggs Sound Studio, 2828 Azalea Place, Nashville, TN – Gary Scruggs and Emmylou Harris and Iris DeMent
037 WILDWOOD FLOWER Reprise 9-46930-2
1998 Nashville, TN – Steve Earle and Del McCoury Band and Iris DeMent (Producer: Ronnie McCoury)
038 I'M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU E-Squared 1064-2
1998 [sessions fo Real – The Tom T. Hal Project] unknown – Iris Dement
039 I MISS A LOT OF TRAINS Sire 31039-2
1999 Jack's Tracks 1308 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN/MCA Publishing Studio, Nashville, TN - John Prine, with Iris DeMent
040 (WE'RE NOT) THE JET SET Oh Boy 019-CD
041 LET'S INVITE THEM OVER  Oh Boy 019-CD
2002 [sessions for Going Driftless - An Artist's Tribute to Greg Brown] unknown – Iris DeMent (Iris DeMent [vcl/gt],  Mark Howard [ac gt], Al Perkins [dobro],  Gene Libbea [el bass],  Kirk "Jellyroll" Johnson [harmonica])
042 THE TRAIN CARRYING JIMMIE RODGERS HOME Red House RHR CD 145
2004 The Cowboy Arms Hotel and Recording Spa, Nashville, TN/ The Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, AR/Signal Path Studios, Nashville, TN – Iris DeMent (Mark Howard [ac gt], Bo Ramsey [el gt/bck vcl], Stu Basore [dobro], Dave Roe [bass] + Jim Rooney, Alan O'Bryant, Pat Enright [bck vcl]. Producer: Jim Rooney; Iris DeMent)
043 I'VE GOT THAT OLD TIME RELIGION IN MY HEART Flari Ella 1004
044 BLESSED ASSURANCE Flari Ella 1004
045 FILL MY WAY WITH LOVE Flari Ella 1004
046 HIDE THOU ME Flari Ella 1004
047 THE OLD GOSPLE SHIP Flari Ella 1004
048 SWEET HOUR OF PRAYER Flari Ella 1004
049 THAT GLAD REUNION DAY Flari Ella 1004
050 LEANING ON THE EVERLASTING ARMS Flari Ella 1004
051 HE REACHED DOWN Flari Ella 1004
052 NEAR THE CROSS Flari Ella 1004
053 I NEVER SHALL FORGET THE DAY Flari Ella 1004
054 I DON'T WANT TO GET ADJUSTED Flari Ella 1004
055 GOD WALKS THE DARK HILLS Flari Ella 1004
2006 unknown – Leo Kottke and Iris DeMent
05501 BANKS OF MARBLE HB 89753
HIGHBRIDGE HB 89753 A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION: DUETS (2006)
2007 unknown – Iris DeMent
056 THERE’S A WHOLE LOT OF HEAVEN
late 2000s [live] various places – John Prine,  with Iris DeMent
05601 IN SPITE OF OURSELVES  Oh Boy 039-CD  
05602 UNWED FATHERS 039-CD
Ca 2009 unknown – Iris DeMent
057 MEXICAN HOME
2010 [soundtrack True Grit]  unknown – Iris DeMent
058 LEANING ON THE EVERLASTING ARMS Nonesuch 526752-2
2011/2012 Ardent Studios, Memphis, TN/ Ocean Way Nashville, Nashville, TN/ Quad Studios, Nashville, TN/ The PoolHouse, Nashville, TN – Josh Turner with Iris Dement and Marty Stuart
059 PALLBEARER  MCA B0016824-02
2012 unknown – Iris DeMent (Iris DeMent [vcl/ac gt/piano], Richard Bennett [ac gt/el gt/12 str gt], Bo Ramsey [el gt], Al Perkins [National gt], Bryan Owings [drums/ percussion], Jen Gunderman [accordion], Jim Hoke [tenor sax], Steve Herman [trumpet], Reese Wynans [Hammond b-3 organ]. Producer: Bo Ramsey, Richard Bennett, Iris deMent)
060 GO ON AHEAD AND GO HOME FlariElla 1005  
061 BEFORE THE COLORS FADE FlariElla 1005  
062 KINGDOM HAS ALREADY COME FlariElla 1005  
063 NIGHT I LEARNED HOW NOT TO PRAY FlariElla 1005  
064 SING THE DELTA FlariElla 1005  
065 IF THAT AIN'T LOVE FlariElla 1005
066 LIVIN' ON THE INSIDE FlariElla 1005  
067 MAKIN' MY WAY BACK HOME FlariElla 1005  
068 MORNIN' GLORY FlariElla 1005  
069 THERE'S A WHOLE LOTTA HEAVEN FlariElla 1005  
070 MAMA WAS ALWAYS TELLIN' HER TRUTH FlariElla 1005  
071 OUT OF THE FIRE FlariElla 1005
2015 Iris DeMent and Greg Brown’s living room, IO – Iris DeMent (Iris DeMent [vcl/piano], Richard Bennett [ac/el gt], John Graboff [mandolin/steel], Dave Jacques [bass] + Leo Kottke [12-str gt/el gt/hmny vcl-5],  Greg Brown [hmny vcl-1], Constie Brown [hmny vcl-6], Bo Ramsey [el gt-7], Steve Herrman [Flugelhorn-2], Jim Hoke [organ-4], Bill Huber, Chris Dunn [trombone-3], C. Producer: Iris DeMent, Richard Bennett)
072 TO MY POEMS Flariella CD-FER-1006  
073 BROAD GOLD Flariella CD-FER-1006  
074 AND THIS YOU CALL WORK Flariella CD-FER-1006
075 FROM THE ORIENTAL NOTEBOOK Flariella CD-FER-1006  
076 PRAYER Flariella CD-FER-1006  
077 NOT WITH DESERTERS Flariella CD-FER-1006
078 ALL IS SOLD -6  Flariella CD-FER-1006  
079 REJECT THE BURDEN Flariella CD-FER-1006  
080 FROM AN AIRPLANE Flariella CD-FER-1006
081 OH, HOW GOOD -2-3 Flariella CD-FER-1006  
082 LIKE A WHITE STONE Flariella CD-FER-1006  
083 SONG ABOUT SONG -4 Flariella CD-FER-1006  
084 LISTENING TO SINGING -5-6 Flariella CD-FER-1006
085 LOT’S WIFE Flariella CD-FER-1006  
086 UPON THE HARD CREST Flariella CD-FER-1006
087 THE SOULS OF ALL MY DEARS -7 Flariella CD-FER-1006  
088 THE LAST TOAST Flariella CD-FER-1006
089 NOT WITH A LOVER’S LYRE   
090 ANNA AKHMATOVA’S RECITATION OF “THE MUSE” Flariella CD-FER-1006
2016 Allentown Studios, Nashville, TN – John Prine, with Iris DeMent
091 WHO'S GONNA TAKE THE GARBAGE OUT  OBR 044
092 MR AND MRS. USED TO BE OBR 044
December 2017 [sessions for Come Hell or High Water] Dagotown Recorders, Boston, MA – Malcolm Holcombe and Iris DeMent (Malcolm Holcombe [vcl/ac gt], Iris DeMent [duet vcl/hmny vcl], Jared Tyler [mandola/ dobro/classical gt/hmny vcl], Greg Brown [hmny vcl]. Producer: Marco Giovino and Jared Tyler)
093 NEW DAMNATION ALLEY
094 BLACK BITTER MOON
095 OLD NORTH SIDE
096 GONE BY THE OL' SUNRISE
097 BROTHER'S KEEPER
098 IN THE WINTER
099 MERRY CHRISTMAS
Tracks above issued on album Come Hell or High Water
2018 unknown – Iris DeMent with Gregg Brown and Malcolm Holcombe
100 SELL ME A GUN digital single [rel. July 17]
2020 unknown – Iris DeMent (Iris DeMent [vcl/piano],  Mark Howard [el gt],  Jon Graboff [steel], Chris Donohue [bass],  Bryan Owings [drums], Phil Madeira [Hammond B3]. Producer: Iris DeMent, Jim Rooney)
101 HOW LONG digital single [rel. Sept. 3]
2020 unknown – Iris DeMent
102 GOING DOWN TO SING IN TEXAS digital single [rel. Oct. 9]  

ALBUMS
Philo PHCD-1138 Infamous Angel:
Let The Mystery Be; These Hills; Hotter Than Mojave In My Heart;When Love Was Young; Our Town; Fifty Miles Of Elbow Room (w..Jim Rooney); Infamous Angel; Sweet Forgiveness; After You're Gone; Mama's Opry (w..Emmylou Harris); Higher Ground (w.Flora Mae Dement) – 16-01-92 (reissued on WB 45238-2 same year) Warner Brothers WM-1000 Words And Music: (interview material) – 93 [PROMO]
Warner Brothers 9-45493-2 My Life: Sweet Is The Melody; You've Done Nothing Wrong; Calling For You; Childhood Memories; No Time To Cry; Troublesome Waters; Mom And Dad's Waltz; Easy's Gettin' Harder Every Day; The Shores Of Jordan; My Life – 22-04-94
Warner Brothers 9-46188-2 The Way I Should: When My Mornin' Comes Around; There's A Wall In Washington; Wasteland Of The Free; I'll Take My Sorrow Straight; This Kind Of Happy; The Way I Should; Letter To Mom; Keep Me God; Quality Time; Walkin' Home; Trouble - (w. Delbert Mcclinton) – 08-10-96
Flari Ella CD-FER-1004 Lifeline: I've Got That Old Time Religion In My Heart; Blessed Assurance; Fill My Way With Love; Hide Thou Me; The Old Gosple Ship; Sweet Hour Of Prayer; That Glad Reunion Day; Leaning On The Everlasting Arms; He Reached Down; Near The Cross; I Never Shall Forget The Day; I Don't Want To Get Adjusted; God Walks The Dark Hills – 02-11-04
FlariElla CD-FER-1005 Sing The Delta: Go On Ahead and Go Home; Before the Colors Fade; Kingdom Has Already Come; Night I Learned How Not To Pray; Sing the Delta; If That Ain't Love; Livin' On the Inside; Makin' My Way Back Home; Mornin' Glory; There's a Whole Lotta Heaven; Mama Was Always Tellin' Her Truth; Out of the Fire – 02-10-12
FlariElla CD-FER-1006 The Trackless Woods: 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 Song;  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” – 07-08-15

EPs

Warner [GER] WO194CD 9362-41030-2 Our Town /[Harlan Howard and Bobby Braddock:] God May Forgive You (But I Won‛t) / [Eddie Miller and Alice Harper:] Heart‛s Hughway – 93 (promo, released in Germany)
Warner [GER] WO248CD 9362-41580-2 Sweet Is The Melody / [Mon Garçon Français:] French Boy (a.k.a. J'ai Besoin) / [A.P. Carter:] Keep on the Sunny Side – 94 (promo, released in Germany)
Warner [GER] WO392CD 9362-43835-2 Wasteland Of The Free [ed.] / The Way I Should / Letter To Mom / Wasteland of The Free – 97 (promo, release in Germany)



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