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.


159 Pieces

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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...

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  • 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 KETR-FM, KSTK, WPCA-LP, Troy Public Radio, KSJE and more


  • Added: Jun 22, 2020
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 7
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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 KALW, KGUA, KTXK, WGHC-LP 98.3 FM Chicago, KTXK and more


  • Added: May 18, 2020
  • Length: 56:58
  • Purchases: 10
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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
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In this episode we will see examples of some of the influential people and stories from one’s life, and how these stories continue to influence gen...

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  • Added: Apr 21, 2020
  • Length: 56:34
  • Purchases: 1
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A collection of stories about second chances, and about our loved ones.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2020
  • Length: 57:27
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South Carolina storyteller, Tim Lowry performs before a live audience.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Apr 06, 2020
  • Length: 55:40
  • Purchases: 1
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A collection of stories that will prompt you to think about what it means to be strong.

  • Added: Mar 30, 2020
  • Length: 58:24
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Listen to stories about magical items that are more than just a means to an end.

  • Added: Mar 23, 2020
  • Length: 58:14
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Often as children, we believe in fairies, magical items, or powerful creatures that can make the world seem vibrant and colorful. To rekindle some ...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2020
  • Length: 57:41
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A collection of stories to help you reflect on the people who've been your heroes.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Mar 09, 2020
  • Length: 55:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Things can go wrong on a regular basis. But just as often, things can work out amazingly well.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Mar 03, 2020
  • Length: 55:41
  • Purchases: 1