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 today’s episode of The Apple Seed we' re bringing you stories featuring young people who would gladly trade places with an adult, if only to esc...

Bought by KSJE and WVPE


  • Added: Sep 02, 2020
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 2
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In this hour of The Apple Seed, we share a collection of stories about finding fulfilling life and love despite our challenging circumstances.

Bought by KSJE and WVPE


  • Added: Aug 25, 2020
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 2
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Labor Day is a great opportunity for all of us to reflect on some of the memories we have from working hard, being with family, or learning somethi...

Bought by WVPE, KSJE, KUHF, and WYAP


  • Added: Aug 24, 2020
  • Length: 54:52
  • Purchases: 4
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This episode of The Apple Seed places a focus on handwritten notes, letters, and all the quirky communications that make their way through the mail...

Bought by KSJE


  • Added: Aug 19, 2020
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 1
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In this hour, Odds Bodkin shares an African tale about a messenger who was determined to be honest. Hear what happens when a chief works to put tha...

Bought by KSJE


  • Added: Aug 11, 2020
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This hour of the Apple Seed features a story about a mean rodeo bull, a story about dog mischief, and an entertaining rhyme called "Mistress Shadey."

Bought by KTXK and KSJE


  • Added: Aug 05, 2020
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Enjoy an hour of terrific stories about learning and practicing. We think the stories in this episode will stir up some good memories from your own...

Bought by KSJE


  • Added: Jul 30, 2020
  • Length: 54:51
  • Purchases: 1
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We all have done our fair share of misbehaving and acting out. Making mistakes and learning from them is how we continue to grow. Tune in today to ...

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  • Added: Jul 23, 2020
  • Length: 55:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In our episode today, you'll hear stories that can reassure us all in times of struggle and give us motivation to keep moving forward.

Bought by KSJE


  • Added: Jul 15, 2020
  • Length: 54:56
  • Purchases: 1
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What if stories didn't exist? What if a story existed with such a premise? Well, we've got it! It's called "A Story A Story" and it's one of severa...

Bought by KSJE


  • Added: Jul 08, 2020
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Join with us for an hour of stories performed by talented tellers. This episode includes a story about a hunter who dreams of becoming a diety.

Bought by KSJE


  • Added: Jun 30, 2020
  • Length: 54:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Join us for our Independence Day special. It’s an hour of entertaining stories and songs about this great country.

Bought by Troy Public Radio, KSJE, RadioStPete Florida, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Jun 22, 2020
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Join with us for an hour of great stories in celebration of fathers. You’ll hear from storytellers Willy Claflin, Martha Reed Johnson, Michael McCa...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2020
  • Length: 54:59
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"Mountains" can be literal or metaphoric--places of peace and escape, or symbols of trials to be overcome. This episode will take us through the be...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2020
  • Length: 54:18
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Join with us for an hour of stories about finding things. These tales may help you reflect on experiences that you've had with finding answers, fin...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jun 01, 2020
  • Length: 55:06
  • Purchases: 1
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This hour of great storytelling begins with a travel adventure story that involves two sisters. We follow that up with some wonderful ancient "crea...

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: May 27, 2020
  • Length: 56:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This special Memorial Day episode brings you stories from the Civil War and both World Wars. These stories help us remember and appreciate the sacr...

Bought by WGHC-LP 98.3 FM Chicago, KTXK, RadioStPete Florida, WNMU-FM, WYAP and more


  • Added: May 18, 2020
  • Length: 56:58
  • Purchases: 7
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Fanciful explanations about things that occur in the natural world.

  • Added: May 11, 2020
  • Length: 57:04
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Stories and memories about mothers.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: May 06, 2020
  • Length: 58:21
  • Purchases: 1
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Enjoy stories that enable us to admire the energy of youth.

  • Added: Apr 28, 2020
  • Length: 55:27