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.


147 Pieces

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On this episode, we hear a story from Australian storyteller Jenni Cargill Strong, about a king who orders the royal carpenters to build him a towe...

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


  • Added: Aug 17, 2021
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 5

  • Added: Aug 12, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 4
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On this episode of the Apple Seed we explore tales of different types of labor.

Bought by WVPE, RadioStPete Florida, WJCT, Morehead State Public Radio, WPCA-LP and more


  • Added: Aug 10, 2021
  • Length: 55:01
  • Purchases: 8
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On this episode of the Apple Seed, the great North Carolina storyteller Donald Davis talks about a time when he was a little kid and they decided t...

Bought by KKRN, WVPE, and KTXK


  • Added: Aug 04, 2021
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 3
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On this episode of the Apple Seed, you'll hear the wonderful storyteller Heather Forest with a story from Hans Christian Anderson, the Danish maker...

Bought by KSJE, KTXK, KKRN, and WVPE


  • Added: Jul 28, 2021
  • Length: 55:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this episode of the Apple Seed you're going to hear a story called "Onions" from Cindy Rivka Marshall. It's a Jewish folktale about a young girl...

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  • Added: Jul 20, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 4
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In this hour we'll hear a story from Judith Black, a story of goodness and honesty and see what happens when the Lord of the Wind must be appeased ...

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  • Added: Jul 14, 2021
  • Length: 54:53
  • Purchases: 4
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In this episode of the Apple Seed you'll hear from the wonderful musical storyteller Heather Forest with a story called "The Boy Who Drew Cats", ab...

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  • Added: Jul 06, 2021
  • Length: 54:57
  • Purchases: 4
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On this episode of the Apple Seed you'll hear a story from Len Kebrall, about two pals, a buddy story! Thing is, these buddies are frogs. The adven...

Bought by KSJE and KTXK


  • Added: Jun 29, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 2
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On this episode of the Apple Seed, you'll hear an old tale about a community of animals who's welfare depends on learning the name of a mysterious ...

Bought by KSJE, KTXK, and KKRN


  • Added: Jun 29, 2021
  • Length: 55:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this episode of the Apple Seed, Odds Bodkin will share an old story called The Runaway Horse, a story in which misfortune changes to good fortun...

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  • Added: Jun 15, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 5
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On this episode of the Apple Seed, we share a hilarious story about the biggest mystery in the world: What might be behind the door of the teacher'...

Bought by KKRN and WVPE


  • Added: Jun 07, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 2
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Join us for a special episode of The Apple Seed featuring stories about, and also even told by Dads.

Bought by WVPE, RadioStPete Florida, KCNP, KVCR, KUHF and more


  • Added: Jun 03, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 6
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On this episode of the show, a classic Greek myth, the story of Hades and Persephone, told for you by Beatrice Bowles. It's a tale called the Peril...

Bought by KSJE and WVPE


  • Added: Jun 01, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 2
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We're excited to bring you a special Independence Day episode of our show. We share a story about George and Martha Washington. We have a reading f...

Bought by WHCP-LP Cambridge, WVPE, KSJE, Morehead State Public Radio, KTXK and more


  • Added: Jun 01, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 7
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On this episode of the Apple Seed you'll hear a story from India about monkey and crocodile. A story that illustrates that a quick wit can be the d...

Bought by KTXK and KKRN


  • Added: May 24, 2021
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Join us today on The Apple Seed for a story from the terrific Chicago area teller Dan Keding, a story called Strawberries in Winter from the Czech...

Bought by KSJE, KKRN, and WVPE


  • Added: May 17, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 3
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Have you ever wondered: Why does the elephant have such a long trunk? Rudyard Kipling first answered this question with his Just So Stories. In thi...

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  • Added: May 12, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 4
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Tune in to today's episode for a story by Geraldine Buckley who, before she was a storyteller, worked as a chaplain in the largest men's prison in ...

Bought by WCNY, KTXK, and KKRN


  • Added: May 04, 2021
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 3
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On today's episode you're going to hear an old story about a big red beet and a farmer who has to try and pull it from his garden. Join us!

Bought by KSJE, KTXK, KKRN, and WVPE


  • Added: Apr 26, 2021
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 4