Kelsey Waldon: Flood Country

If you haven’t listened to her newest album, White Noise White Lines, do it. She’s a storyteller to watch.

Photo by Laura E. Partain

Kelsey Waldon grew up in — no kidding — Monkey’s Eyebrow, a tiny rural community in western Kentucky, nestled between the Ohio and Mississippi rivers. She has vivid memories of how those two bodies of water would break their banks nearly every years, sending brackish water into the fields and into her home. “We lived in flood country,” she says. “Our basement flooded all the time, and it was normal to have water moccasins down there.

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