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.


165 Pieces

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We here at The Apple Seed practice Mother’s Day in the way that feels most meaningful and natural to us - through stories. Join us for tales from D...

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  • Added: Apr 14, 2021
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 6
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This episode of The Apple Seed features stories about a lot of different questions, and answers. We'll hear from Bill Harley, Mary Grace Ketner, an...

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  • Added: Apr 14, 2021
  • Length: 55:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This episode of The Apple Seed features stories from several great storytellers, including Bob Reiser, Bill Harley, and Liz Weir. We also spend som...

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  • Added: Apr 07, 2021
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 2
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On this episode of the Apple Seed you'll hear from Lyn Ford, an old folktale about a boy in search of the strongest thing in the world. What will h...

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  • Added: Mar 30, 2021
  • Length: 55:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Join us on today's episode with Bill Harley's telling of Mrs. Ammons and the Boys' Room. It's a story that will take you right back to elementary s...

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  • Added: Mar 25, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 3
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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.

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  • Added: Mar 17, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 2
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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...

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  • Added: Mar 09, 2021
  • Length: 54:57
  • Purchases: 4
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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...

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  • Added: Mar 03, 2021
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 3
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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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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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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 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: 2
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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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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: 4
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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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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: 1
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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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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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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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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: 54:59
  • Purchases: 6