Prairie Musicians: Jessie Veeder and Lonesome Willy - White Hat

This song recounts the inevitable disappointment when you turn someone else a superhero or always the “good guy in the white hat.”

Jessie Veeder grew up on a ranch in Watford City, North Dakota. At the age of 12, she began writing music and performing for audiences. After graduating from UND and touring the country, she's returned to Watford City with her husband to blend storytelling with her heartfelt music that she performs with her father's band, Lonesome Willy. Jessie is also a photographer and has a blog titled "Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch". She writes for The Forum of Fargo Moorhead, and has produced essays for Prairie Public Radio.
Prairie Musicians is funded by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008; the North Dakota Humanities Council, a nonprofit independent state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities; the North Dakota Council on the Arts; and by the members of Prairie Public.

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Producer: Barbara Gravel; Editor: Ben Stommes; Audio: Chris Wilkes; Cameras: Dave Geck, Ryan Sailer, Frode Tilden; Set Design: Cassie Larson, Ryan Sailer, Ben Stommes; Closed Captioning: Armour Captioning


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