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She befriends three other aspiring musicians, as well as James Wright Phoenix's character. James looks like a young Johnny Cash. The similarities end there, as the central character in Dirty Little Secret is Bailey Mayfield Wright, a seventeen year aged fiddle player who has been before a live audience the country western and bluegrass course with her younger sister Julie as she was just a kid. Bailey is, in fact, quite the all for when it comes to the composition business, having been raised on it.