In this episode of Mountain Talk we bring you a recording of master ballad singers and storytellers Sheila Kay Adams and Bobby McMillon! Sheila and Bobby are both masters of the traditions they learned from their family and community members in western North Carolina, and the audio you’ll hear in this episode features their performance at the Hindman Settlement School on April 4, 2019 as the finale of their Seeds & Stories event.
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April 19, 2019
In this episode we’re remembering the Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster in Raleigh County, WV in 2010, celebrating the life and musical legacy of Addie Graham with her grandson Read More >
April 5, 2019
This is the second in an Appalshop at 50 series featuring voices of some of our founders, early staff, and current Appalshop artists, and highlighting our 50th celebrations Read More >
March 26, 2019
This episode features an oral history project led by Nell Fields, which aims to document the stories and experiences of women in Letcher County, KY. Nell tells us about her Read More >
March 22, 2019
In this episode we’re talking artistic collaborations & tourism in Appalachia & beyond. We'll hear sounds from Mosaic Interactive: a group of artists from across the country & Read More >
March 19, 2019
In this episode we hear from Jessie Wilkerson: Assistant Professor of History and Southern Studies at the University of Mississippi, and author of the book "To Live Here You Read More >
March 8, 2019
In this episode we bring you a variety of stories about research, events, and solutions to issues facing Appalachia. First, Bev May and Nell Fields talk about their work Read More >