The Telling Takes Us Home Podcast - Host Joe McHugh

THE TELLERS: Kevin Burke – Joke with the Pony Cart – Alan Hayashi – As Long As I Have You – Maria Mazziotti Gillan – The Yearbook – Michael Pritchard – The Johnstown Flood – Eric Funk and Bill Durbrow – Opera Day and Chopin Waltzes – Olga Andreyev Carlisle – The Necklace – James Farris – The Smartest Man I Ever Knew – Betty Farmer – Those Beans Worked Me Hard

THE MUSICIANS: Kevin Burke – The Ink Spots – Cafe Noir – De Dannan – Les Balalaikas des Tziganes Russes – Tony Rice – Martin, Brogan, and Armstrong

THE TELLERS: Les Purce – The Fortune Teller – Stan Miller – The Reunion – Joanna Robinson – The Fire – Frank Orlando – A Healthy Dose of Vitamin S – James Houston – Why We Tell Family Stories – Billy Cornette – A Civil War Story – Izzy Martin – Get Me to the Church on Time! – Skip Houser and Kevin Arnold – Bits of Folly

THE MUSICIANS: Allen Toussaint – Itzhak Perlman – from the film South Pacific (Mitzi Gaynor – vocalist) – Swedish band J.J.P – Reed Island Rounders – from the film My Fair Lady (Stanley Holloway – vocalist)

THE TELLERS: Thomas Moore – Tragedy on the Lake – John Olmstead – The Secret Lakes – Ellen Duffy and Beverly McHugh – A Love of Books – Richard Bausch – The Car Salesman – John Eliason – The Powered Toboggan and Music Machine – Beth Goodwin – Whatever It Takes – Irene Paul – A Passion for Democracy

THE MUSICIANS: Patrick Cassidy – Taj Mahal – Jimmy Durante – Rolling Stones – from the film Oklahoma (Gordon MacRae – vocaist ) – Ray Charles

THE TELLERS: Andrew McBride – Courtship During Difficult Times – Alasdair Fraser – The Healing Power of Music – Bruce “Utah” Phillips – Taking Down the Rope – Laurie Lewis – The Light – Robert Butcher – Too Many Chickens! – Judith Parkhurst – How the World Changed in an Instant – Judy Neilsen – Buying a Hotel

THE MUSICIANS: Alasdair Fraser – Utah Phillips – Laurie Lewis – Red Clay Ramblers – The Animals

THE TELLERS: Howard “Rusty” Hamer – The Crash – John Lilly – Grandma’s Outlandish Tales – George Daugherty – Uncle Dennis – Nancy Knoerzer –The Gift – Oleta Singleton – Five Turkeys – John Wheeler – Lunch in a Pickup Truck – Agnes Holt – The Magic of Radio – Estelle Chun – The Greatest Sacrifice

THE MUSICIANS: Dianne Reeves – Ink Spots – Wizard of Oz – Reed Island Rounders – Phil and Ann Case – David Grisman and Andy Statman

THE TELLERS: Bruce Perry – the Dentist and the Indians – Bob Walsh – Grandfather Was an Aviator – Nancy Knoezer – Buck Rogers Meets Arsenic and Old Lace – John Yeager and Ricki Yeager Cooley – Dad and Buck Rogers – Lee Smith – Great Uncle Was a Musician – Dave Johnson – Father Confronts the Church – John Barbato – A Poem For My Dad

THE MUSICIANS: Skip Gorman – Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines (Ron Goodwin composer & conductor) – Double Decker String Band – Junior Brown

THE TELLERS: Vic Meyers – My Two Families – Al Dover – My Tough Grandfather – Angelica Santamuro – The Miracle – J.P. Fraley – An Ill-Fated Baptism – Brian Dooley – Mother’s Special Knowing – Jo Lakota – The Coat – Bill Knight – ZZ Top – Patty Looman – The Haunted House

THE MUSICIANS: Woody Guthrie – from the film Big Night (Matteo Salvatore – vocalist) – from film Oh, Brother, Where Art Thou (Alison Kraus – vocalist)  Johnny Cunningham –  ZZ Top – Halloween Stomp)