Saturday, September 30, 2017

Autumn Music Series: Iris DeMent

There is something about folk music in the fall that just fits. A nice violin conjures up the image of a barn at harvest time and the people of "our town" all coming together for an evening of music and fellowship.

Cue Iris DeMent's 1992 offering, "Our Town" from her debut album, Infamous Angel. I've adored this track for many years and it's a great addition to any fall playlist. Personally, I have always believed that every story ever told is some sort of iteration of Thornton Wilder's 1938 play of the same name. No doubt this is true of music as well.

Here's a great performance of the track with Emmylou Harris.

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