My Life - Iris DeMent
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  1. Sweet Is the Melody
  2. You've Done Nothing Wrong
  3. Calling for You
  4. Childhood Memories
  5. No Time to Cry
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  1. Sweet Is the Melody
  2. You've Done Nothing Wrong
  3. Calling for You
  4. Childhood Memories
  5. No Time to Cry
  6. Troublesome Waters
  7. Mom and Dad's Waltz
  8. Easy's Gettin' Harder Every Day
  9. The Shores of Jordan
  10. My Life
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Like Infamous Angel, My Life opens on a light note, which is hardly adequate preparation for the emotional turbulence that follows. The album is dedicated to Iris Dement's father, who passed away prior to its release, and although there are some scattered moments of joy here, they are largely absorbed by a collection of songs dealing with primal anguish and longing. DeMent's writing has hardened a bit, producing her most mature and encompassing song in "No Time to Cry," which serves as an anchor for the album's rich ...

My Life 1994, Warner Bros.

UPC: 093624549321

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