The Apple Seed

Series produced by BYUradio/KUMT/KBYU-FM

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Great stories can change your world.

Great stories can change your world. Join The Apple Seed for tall tales, fairy tales, folk tales, personal tales, historical tales, and more! Hosted by storyteller Sam Payne. A production of BYUradio.


237 Pieces

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Enjoy stories from Dolores Hydock, Willy Claflin, and much more in an episode packed with stories about history, humor, and imagination.

Bought by KSJE and WVPE


  • Added: Nov 17, 2020
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Join us this episode for a classic story called "How the Whale Got It's Throat" by Rudyard Kipling and several other stories, including an entry in...

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  • Added: Nov 24, 2020
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Enjoy an hour of entertaining stories with subjects that include woodchucks, art in catacombs, and a little princess.

Bought by KTXK, Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920, KSJE, and WVPE


  • Added: Dec 02, 2020
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 4
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We place some special focus on the importance of mothers. That, and much more, on today's episode of The Apple Seed.

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  • Added: Dec 09, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Today's episode is full of stories about horses and the remarkable history that revolves around these animals.

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  • Added: Dec 16, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 2
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Join us today as we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and we share stories and songs, bringing focus to the Civil Rights Movement.

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 7
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In today’s episode of The Apple Seed, you’ll hear an account of the ancient tale of the last Zapotec king. And on the lighter side, you’ll hear Don...

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  • Added: Dec 23, 2020
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 2
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The Apple Seed team reflects on the passing of this memorable year. We'll also share some stories that help us gain a sense of perspective about ou...

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2020
  • Length: 54:56
  • Purchases: 2
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Today, we’ve hand-picked stories that will help us dream up a future of hope and happiness. We’ll forget the troubles of the past as we hear from a...

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  • Added: Dec 30, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode we share some of the classic tales about journeys that we all grow up with. Join us for some adventures that will take us around th...

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  • Added: Jan 05, 2021
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 2
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In this episode we hear an exciting King Arthur adventure from Heather Forest. We also hear wonderful stories from Mary Gavan and Donald Davis.

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  • Added: Jan 13, 2021
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Join us today for a good-natured celebration of some of our early presidents. We share tales about Washington, Jefferson, and Lincoln. It's an hour...

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2021
  • Length: 54:56
  • Purchases: 7
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“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” some might say. But what if it is broke, and we don’t know how to fix it? Today’s Apple Seed episode explores “b...

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  • Added: Jan 26, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 2
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On today's hour of storytelling, we hear of that suspicious force some believe in, called "Karma." Listen to hear what goes around and in turn, wha...

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  • Added: Feb 02, 2021
  • Length: 54:57
  • Purchases: 3
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On today's hour of storytelling, we hear stories from tellers that specialize in tales from the Eastern Hemisphere, including storytellers like Mot...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2021
  • Length: 54:59
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On today's hour of storytelling, we hear stories of all kinds of love between parent and child, friends, and of course romantic partners.

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  • Added: Feb 16, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 2
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In this episode of The Apple Seed we examine what makes up a great story. Is it a bit of adventure? Romance? Relatable characters? Perhaps the mark...

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  • Added: Feb 23, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 2
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This episode of The Apple Seed features a story about a King and his magic ring of wonder. You'll also hear a jack tale, a tall tale, a entry in th...

Bought by WCNY, KSJE, and WVPE


  • Added: Mar 03, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 3
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From time to time, we all feel as though we're "on the outside." In this episode of The Apple Seed, we share some tales about "outsiders." This col...

Bought by KKRN, KSJE, KCHW, and WVPE


  • Added: Mar 09, 2021
  • Length: 54:57
  • Purchases: 4
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Today's episode of The Apple Seed will entertain you with stories of family, sticking together, and learning from the past.

Bought by Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920, KSJE, and WVPE


  • Added: Mar 17, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 3