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Jessie Veeder’s Boomtown [video]

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

In this Black Gold Boom video, singer/songwriter Jessie Veeder reflects on how the oil boom in western North Dakota has affected her hometown.

Jessie Veeder’s Boomtown

Monday, May 21st, 2012

Not too long ago, Jessie Veeder returned to her family ranch near Watford City, North Dakota. Soon, change started to arrive. Oil wells and pipeline construction began dotting the landscape. And people from all corners of America arrived to work. So the singer/songwriter decided to write about her transformed hometown. Listen to Todd Melby’s portrait of Jessie Veeder, which includes Jessie’s performance of “Boomtown.”

To read more about Jessie Veeder’s new album, go here.

— Todd Melby

Photos by Ben Garvin (top) and Todd Melby

Truck and a Big Rig

Pipeline, Alternative View

Chug and Jessie