It Still Lives
Summary: A journey through Southern Appalachian heritage, one story at a time. We bring you songs, stories, and more from the Foxfire archive, full of over 50 years of oral history interviews conducted by high school students for the Foxfire Magazine and book series. Join us every month as we explore different aspects of mountain culture, as told by Appalachians.
Hosts Kami Ahrens and TJ Smith revisit the 1980 "It Still Lives" album. This week we take a look at some of the musical recordings from the album. We discuss the origins of "mountain" instruments - banjos, fiddles, and mountain dulcimers - and how they were used in mountain communities.
Hosts Kami Ahrens and TJ Smith take you on a journey through Southern Appalachia heritage using stories, songs, and more from the Foxfire archives. This pilot episode explores storytelling and the role of folklore in the mountains. Featuring storyteller and musician Stanley Hicks, we talk animals and legends and whether or not the 'stinger snake' really exists!