Anansi and the Rain Cloud
  • May 20, 2021
  • 56:49 mins

Welcome to another episode of The Apple Seed! Starting off the hour we’ve got “Anansi and the Rain Cloud” by Big Joe Pagliuca about the beloved trickster, Anansi the Spider and how he’ll try to save his farm during a terrible draught. After that we’ll enjoy an entry in the radio family journal followed by a conversation with a friend. Then we’ll hear Dovie Thomason’s “Dog’s Tails”, a story from the Iroqois people about man’s best friend. On today’s episode, enjoy the following: “Anansi and the Rain Cloud” by Big Joe Pagliuca from Silly Stories (2:18) Radio Family Journal: "Family Dinner" by Sam Payne (14:45) The Daily Mix: "William Joyce" with Teresa Love (20:42) “Dog’s Tails” by Dovie Thomason from Voices of the Animal People (28:42) “Hide the Salami” by Bob Reiser on Chopped Herring and Other Brooklyn Tales (39:23) “The Golden Goose” by Jenni Cargill-Strong on Reaching for the Moon and Other Wisdom Tales (50:56)