Long Form: Donald Davis and Bil Lepp
The Apple Seed - Radio Archive, Episode 318
- Jun 8, 2015 6:00 pm
- 56:36 mins
Settle in for these stories from Donald Davis & Bil Lepp. Stories included in this episode: Donald Davis Story: The Time Machine Teller: Donald Davis Site: ddavisstoryteller.com Notes: Donald Davis was born in a Southern Appalachian mountain world rich in stories. "I didn't learn stories, I just absorbed them," he says as he recounts tales and more tales learned from a family of traditional storytellers who have lived on the same Western North Carolina land since 1781. Davis grew up hearing gentle fairy tales, simple and silly Jack tales, scary mountain lore, ancient Welsh and Scottish folktales, and-most importantly-nourishing true-to-life stories of his own neighbors and kin. Bil Lepp Story: Egg Babies Teller: Bil Lepp Site: leppstorytelling.com Notes: Bil’s humorous, family friendly tall-tales and stories have earned the appreciation of listeners of all ages and from all walks of life. Though a champion liar, his stories often contain morsels of truth which present universal themes in clever and witty ways. Audiences all across the countr have been delighted by Bil’s mirthful tales and delightful insights into everyday life.