When freelance journalist, Madeleine O'Connell, isn't listening to new country music, she's writing about it. Although based in the midwest, her passion for music stretches far beyond it.
If you find yourself driving through the small town of Shueyville, IA, you’ll most likely run into the waves of golden cornfields, two-lane roads, a single stoplight and locals who love to have a good time. For rising country artist Hailey Whitters, this is home.
As Ivy Dene and Sophie Dawn each pick five of the songs and records that have influenced and inspired them the most, the range of their taste in Country music shows the versatility of their talents, possessing a true understanding of the influence they hope to have with their own career as Walker County.