Alex Massie

Saturday Morning Country: Iris DeMent

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My word, that Ozark twang is something magnificent...Sweet is the Melody indeed. I'm inclined to think Iris could be Emmylou's successor. If, that is, she wants or wanted to be. I hope she does.

Written byAlex Massie

Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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