Category: Podcasts

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: May 3, 2014

The Floyd Radio Show Spring 2014

Season 3, Episode 9 Hosts: Elizabeth LaPrelle and Anna Roberts-Gevalt Guests: Alice Gerrard, Cliff Hale, Sandy LaPrelle, Chris Owen Host Anna Roberts-Gevalt recounts a strange dream, filled with lines from famous musicals. Hans the labrador of Chateau Morrisette deals with a visit from his very traditional mother from France. A kids’ cooking show features the stunning effects of … read more

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: April 5, 2014

The Floyd Radio Show Spring 2014

Season 3, Episode 8 Hosts: Elizabeth LaPrelle and Anna Roberts-Gevalt Guests: Rob LaPrelle, Stewart Scales, Adam McPeak & Mountain Thunder, John Lilly Stewart goes on the search for a good yodeler to please his ailing granny–and finds John Lilly. The many adventures of Adam McPeak and Mountain Thunder: defeating bullies on the baseball field with the power of … read more

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: March 1, 2014

The Floyd Radio Show Spring 2014

Season 3, Episode 7 Hosts: Elizabeth LaPrelle and Anna Roberts-Gevalt Guests: Stewart Scales, Ann Marie Thorell, The Round Peak Ramblers, Kat Mills A skit by Ralph Berrier gives a glimpse of how a Floyd Family has dealt with the many snow days of the winter. The cast reads old advertisements from the Renfro Valley Barn … read more

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: February 1, 2014

Floyd Radio Show, April 13, 2013

Season 3, Episode 6 A special Floyd Radio show–two grandchildren of ballad-singers tell about their musical families. Vicki Diane Miller shares stories, songs–and a famous pickle recipe–from her granny Texas Gladden. The cast re-enacts stories from Hobart Smith (Vicki’s great-uncle). Rich Kirby talks about Addie Graham and plays some bluegrass originals with Nate Polly. We … read more

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: January 4, 2014

The Floyd Radio Show, Jimmy Costa

Season 3, Episode 5 Jimmy Costa brings his inimitable storytelling, banjo and fiddle playing, and singing back to the Country Store. Sam Gleaves shares his family history of flatfoot dancing and reads texts sent from his grandmother’s phone. Ada Sherman tells a bit about the community of Wake Forest where she’s lived and played piano … read more

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: December 7, 2013

Floyd Radio Show, April 13, 2013

Season 3, Episode 4 Snow and ice! Hints of the season are everywhere on this Floyd Radio Show. Two brothers who go to extraordinary lengths to keep a snowman alive; a nostalgic account of Christmas Tree Rustling; cooking with snow; Elvisabeth LaPresley sings Blue Christmas with a very special backup band; Hans the Dog from … read more

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: November 2, 2013

Floyd Radio Show, February 9, 2013

Season 3, Episode 3 A special show dedicated to the great entertainers and songsters who invented old-time country radio. We dramatize the story of guest Ralph Berrier’s grandfather who played in the ’30s and recreate skits from The Skillet Lickers, jokes from Cousin Emmy and songs from the Coon Creek Girls. With The Java Brothers … read more

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: October 5, 2013

The Floyd Radio Show October 2013 - Eating Apples

Season 3, Episode 2 Musical Guests Bukuru Celestin & his group (Dylan Locke, Janiah Allen, Ebony Celestin, Elivanie Celestin, Ephrasie Celestin, Faraha Celestin), Trevor McKenzie, Steve Kruger, and Jim Lloyd.  Hosts Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Elizabeth LaPrelle. The Floyd Radio show celebrates fall with a ghost story from Jim Lloyd, Rural Retreat, Virginia’s most musical barber–and the … read more

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: September 7, 2013

Floyd Radio Show September 7, 2013 - Little River Choir

Season 3, Episode 1 Musical Guests: Janet Turner, The Buckstankle Boys, The Little River Missionary Baptist Church Choir. Hosts: Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Elizabeth LaPrelle. Written by Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Elizabeth LaPrelle. Additional voice acting by Chris Owen. The first show of the season after summer break finds the brave knights of Buckstankle once again traveling … read more

The Floyd Radio Show Podcast: May 11, 2013

Floyd Radio Show, May 11, 2013

Season 2, Episode 9 Guests: Nii Anang, Wayne Henderson and Helen White, Dean Reed, Sandy & Rob LaPrelle, Chris Owen and Joseph DeJarnette, Ann Marie Thorell. Hosts: Elizabeth LaPrelle, Anna Roberts-Gevalt A story of fate at the State Fair; The comforts of the Hotel Floyd; Old ladies Maude & Marge serve all your mother’s day … read more