Best appalachia podcasts we could find (Updated December 2017)
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Stories-A History of Appalachia, One Story at a Time
 
A History of Appalachia, One Story at a Time
 
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Inside Appalachia
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Inside Appalachia tells the stories of our people, and how they live today. Host Jessica Lilly leads us on an audio tour of our rich history, our food, our music and our culture. Watch Inside Appalachia videos Follow the Inside Appalachia podcast on Soundcloud here . Subscribe to the Inside Appalachia podcast here or click the red button below. Inside Appalachia is a production of West Virginia Public Broadcasting with help from public radio stations in Kentucky, Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania ...
 
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My Appalachia
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Seeking solutions for Appalachia by Appalachians.
 
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VOA - Voices of Appalachia
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Music from and talk about Appalachia, as heard on Voices of Appalachia's New Appalachian Radio. Shows include traditional music, music inspired by Appalachia's Celtic heritage and discussions with writer's who explore what it means to be Appalachian.
 
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Inside Appalachia
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Inside Appalachia tells the stories of our people, and how they live today. Host Jessica Lilly leads us on an audio tour of our rich history, our food, our music and our culture.
 
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Laugh Appalachia
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Life in and around the Appalachia. Share a laugh as we search, explore and tell you about our experiences with your hosts Lee, Tiff & Jay.
 
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Bluegrass Radio Show
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The Bluegrass Preservation Society, Inc Radio Show. One hour of homegrown Appalachian Bluegrass Music, hosted by Ewell Ferguson and his Bluegrass Kitty Cats Cleopatra and Harley.
 
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The Front Porch
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The Front Porch is where we bring together people with diverse views and backgrounds to see where we can find common ground.
 
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Bluegrass Radio Show
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The Bluegrass Preservation Society, Inc Radio Show. One hour of homegrown Appalachian Bluegrass Music, hosted by Ewell Ferguson and his Bluegrass Kitty Cats Cleopatra and Harley.
 
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Queer and Fabulous
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An LGBT podcast hosted by the lovely Miss Ilene Over. Topics include political commentary, interviews with various members of the LGBT community, and a lot more!
 
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Appalachian History
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Stories, quotes and anecdotes from Appalachia, with an emphasis on the Depression era.
 
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Episodes - Coffee on The Mountain
 
Coffee on the Mountain is a collection of stories and events from Garrett County Maryland and the surrounding tri-state region exploring creativity, community, and adventure.
 
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VTF Podcast
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A look inside the final days of a lifelong innovator and successful inventor. William Beale of Athens, Ohio shares his novel, unique, and simple solutions to complex world problems ranging from energy security, overpopulation, food safety, and many more topics. Help make William's simple solutions a reality today.
 
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Episodes - Deep Creek Lake Creative
 
Coffee on the Mountain is a collection of stories and events from Garrett County Maryland and the surrounding tri-state region exploring creativity, community, and adventure.
 
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Stories of Mountain Folk
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Stories of Mountain Folk explore the nature and significance of oral history and storytelling to advance the understanding of the cultures of Western North Carolina. Featuring interviews, memories, discussions and stories from Caucasian, African-American, and Cherokee people living in the Great Smoky Mountains, the Interviewers actually go into the homes of the people to assure them a “safe” place to tell their stories. With a goal to save the heritage of the area and preserve its “sense of ...
 
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Appalachian History
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Stories, quotes and anecdotes from Appalachia, with an emphasis on the Depression era.
 
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Howard's Creek Church
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Experiencing Vinton County
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This is a podcast from the Vinton County Convention and Visitor's Bureau with Bruce Knox and Marketing Director Brandi Betts
 
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Backwoods
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Backwoods is a podcast from Appalachia that goes beyond typical poverty porn stereotypes. We may be from the backwoods but we are not all backwards.
 
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Redneck Revolt Podcast
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The history of the white working class is one full of resistance, collectively and individually, against the rich elite that hold power over all of our lives. From massive armed uprisings like the Battle of Blair Mountain in 1921, to the resistance to coal mining in predominately white rural Appalachia today, white working people have been in conflict with those that uphold predatory economic, political, and social systems.The history of the white working class is also one filled with collab ...
 
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Eight Piece Box
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A podcast about cooking, eating, and drinking in Appalachia and Kentucky. Hosted by Jonathan Piercy. Also heard on 88.7 WMMT-FM in Whitesburg, KY.
 
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The Front Porch
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Welcome to “The Front Porch,” where we tackle the tough issues facing Appalachia the same way you talk with your friends on the porch. Hosts include WVPB Executive Director and recovering reporter Scott Finn; conservative lawyer, columnist and rabid "Sherlock" fan Laurie Lin; and liberal columnist and avid goat herder Rick Wilson, who works for the American Friends Service Committee. An edited version of “The Front Porch” airs Fridays at 4:50 p.m. on West Virginia Public Broadcasting’s radio ...
 
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AppalachiaCry Ministries
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"Proclaiming the Gospel of Christ in the Appalachia" - Is. 40:9
 
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Mountain Talk Monday— every Tuesday!
 
Weekly conversations about what matters to the people of Central Appalachia. broadcast from WMMT— the 24-hour voice of mountain people’s music, culture, and social issues. WMMT provides broadcast space for creative expression, community involvement, and discussion of public policy to benefit coalfield communities and the Appalachian region as a whole. Find us online at http://wmmt.org!
 
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Sparked Podcast
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Sparked is a podcast of West Virginia University Magazine that is all about the people who are changing Appalachia’s future for the better. We know you’ve heard about our challenges. But there’s more to the story.
 
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Traveling219
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Beneath the pavement, the highway known as U.S. 219 has a story to tell. Traveling 219 is a multimedia project, following in the tradition of the Federal Writers' Project by collecting stories along the highway. Want to hear from Dairy Farmers in Renick, a man who grinds heirloom corn called "Bloody Butcher" in Monroe County, stories of panther sightings in Pocahontas County, memories of the old Opera House in Thomas, and learn more about heritage travel destinations along US 219 that you ne ...
 
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Close to Home
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Since 1985 Don Pedi has been an on air host at NPR affiliate 88.1 WCQS, Asheville, North Carolina. "Close to Home" airs on Saturday nights from 8-10pm Now with the audio archives, you can listen at your leisure to Don's unique blend of Traditional, Old-Time, Acoustic Blues, and Contemporary Folk music from the hills of Appalachia to the far corners of the world.
 
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Making Connections News
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A Story Bank Sharing New Ideas, Opportunities & Challenges For Diversifying Appalachia's Economy & Renewing Her Communities, from WMMT-FM & Appalshop Community Media Initiative
 
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APPALACHUHHHHH...
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Appalachuhhhhh... is a podcast devoted to the stories that hide within the Appalachian mountains. This podcast will explore the thoughts and ideas hidden inside of Appalachia, taking on the thoughts of Appalachians and digging down to the root of what makes them who they are.
 
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The Front Porch Podcast
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Welcome to our new project, “The Front Porch” where we tackle the tough issues facing West Virginia and Appalachia with some of the region's most interesting thinkers. Scott Finn will serve as host and provocateur, joined by Laurie Lin, columnist for the Charleston Daily Mail, and Rick Wilson of the American Friends Service Committee .
 
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Blues Journey
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The story of the blues travels from the coasts of Africa, through the cotton fields of the Mississippi Delta, across the hills of Appalachia, to the streets of Chicago and beyond. The roots of blues can be found in slave songs, spirituals, and field hollers of the American South; its sound can be heard in early rock-and-roll, and in today's alternative and hip hop landscapes. Journey with us to learn about the influences and impact the blues has had on musical culture, and how it has been br ...
 
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In 2016, the United States collectively pointed a trembling finger of accusation at the Appalachian region. The verdict was in: America was screwed, and “Trump Country” was to blame. Journalists began to flock to the region, looking to demystify and correctly identify the dysfunctional roots of Appalachia and its people. Think piece after think ...…
 
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Stories-A History of Appalachia, One Story at a Time
 
1916 saw not one but two hurricanes hit the mountains of North Carolina at once, causing flooding, devastation and death in southern Appalachia. On today’s episode, Steve and Rod tell the story of the Great Flood of 1916. You can subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Tune In or on your favorite podcast app. We’re on Twitter @sto ...…
 
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Mountain News & World Report
 
This week on Mountain News & World Report we hear stories of communities throughout Central Appalachia speaking out against injustice, documenting important stories and perspectives, and organizing to create change. This edition brings you stories of:-LGBTQ+ organizing in the mountains through the Appalachian Community Fund's Out in the South P ...…
 
The hypocrisy of NFL owners knows no bounds Unity between Appalachia and Puerto RicoBy Rockrap@aol.com.
 
Ben Sollee is a Kentucky-born cellist, singer-songwriter and composer who plays a mix of a mix of folk, bluegrass, jazz, and R&B. Sollee is known for his activism around Mountain Top Removal Strip Mining in Appalachia and collaborations with environmental and social justice organizations. KVNF's Michelle Amiott spoke with Sollee at the 2017 Roc ...…
 
Ben Sollee is a Kentucky-born cellist, singer-songwriter and composer who plays a mix of a mix of folk, bluegrass, jazz, and R&B. Sollee is known for his activism around Mountain Top Removal Strip Mining in Appalachia and collaborations with environmental and social justice organizations. KVNF's Michelle Amiott spoke with Sollee at the 2017 Roc ...…
 
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Mt. Zion UMC - Sermons
 
Personal testimonies from members of our 2017 Appalachia Service Project mission team.
 
Chuck Clenney and Jess Mohler spoke with Megan Victoria Falce, Environmental Educator at Pine Mountain Settlement School, about all of the amazing environmental education that they do and how their programs uplift Appalachia, Pine Mountain State Resort Park, and Harlan County, Kentucky.By bluegrassbios@gmail.com.
 
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Sparked Podcast
 
Sparked is a podcast of West Virginia University Magazine that is all about the people who are changing Appalachia’s future for the better.
 
Emma Jones, a defense attorney in Pikeville, KY, said people in this region feel like they've been left behind "because they have been." Jones shared what makes eastern Kentucky a great place to live, and what she believes is needed to make it better. Music credit: "Jettisoned" by Podington Bear and "Drone Thistle" by Blue Dot Sessions.…
 
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Healing Medicine Radio
 
Fall Equinox Meditation!m I am starting a new project: Moon Medicine & Ornamentalia. At chosen time markers on the Gregorian calendar such as fall, I will be releasing a meditation along with an ornamental tattoo illustration that coincides with the season, phase of the moon and other happenings.:::Music by: Rising Appalachia-Swoon…
 
As a farmer, a food writer and the president of the Pikeville Farmers' Market in eastern Kentucky, Joyce Pinson explained what makes the region's agricultural heritage so unique. Music Credit: "Jettisoned" by Podington Bear and "Turning on the Lights" by Blue Dot Sessions.
 
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Making Connections News
 
It’s been a big year for Internet in the coalfields, and across rural Appalachia, with citizens demanding better Internet access and high speed Broadband, and some policy makers in DC saying rural America doesn't need it. In this episode of WMMT's Mountain News & World Report, Benny Becker brings us stories of people who have Internet access an ...…
 
Today, more than 45 million Americans live in poverty. After decades of widely publicized campaigns with names like “the War on Poverty”, living on low income often comes an extreme sense of shame and self-doubt. On this episode of Inside Appalachia, we hear different ways of reporting on financial security, or lack thereof. From a coal miner w ...…
 
On the night before leaving for Appalachia, the reporters thank the High School of Commerce in Springfield, MA for their openness and generosity. A big shout-out to Mr. Danboise and his journalism class! For more information about our cross-country reporting trip, visit xthedivide.org.
 
Chris Miller of 3 Roots Capital interviews our own Chris McAdoo, founder and creative director of Best Behavior Creative Club as part of "Rise & Grind", an original quarterly interview series with entrepreneurs, funders, and leaders about business growth and access to capital. Chris digs super deep into the strategies and values that make Best ...…
 
Executive Director, Rhonda Lacey, talks about Hunger Awareness Month (September) and food insecurity in Appalachia. #second #harvest #food #bank #feedamerica
 
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AAA United Public Radio & UFO Paranormal Radio Network
 
Spaced Out Radio Sept 4 17 Saucers Over Appalachia With William Van Huss
 
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Take a Stand with Mary Ann
 
Our listeners weigh in on West Virginia’s most pressing issues on this episode of Take a Stand with Mary Ann! On this episode of Take a Stand with Mary Ann, we are taking listener call-ins to discuss some of our most recent topics on the show and to get a better understanding of some of the issues currently facing the people of West Virginia. F ...…
 
From National Geographic Documentary Films, From the Ashes captures Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry and what its future should be under the Trump Administration. From Appalachia to the West’s Powder River Basin, the film goes beyond the rhetoric of the “war on coal” to present com ...…
 
Sermon by David KingAppalachia District Meetings -Christian Brotherhood-The Kingdom's Network
 
Sermon by John Esh4. Appalachia District Meetings - Aug 20, 2017 - John Esh - Redemption after Failure
 
Sermon by David King3. Appalachia District Meetings - Aug 20, 2017 - David King - A Right Way for us and our Children
 
Sermon by Llewelyn Martin2. Appalachia District Meetings - Aug 20, 2017 - Llewelyn Martin - Childrens Meeting
 
Sermon by Marlin BaumanAppalachia District Meetings - Aug 20, 2017 - Marlin Bauman - Devotional
 
It’s been about 20 years since the opioid epidemic started. Appalachia has been called ground zero for this crisis, and the mountain state leads the country in drug overdose deaths. This episode of Inside Appalachia explores how the epidemic is affecting veterans, who are twice as likely to become addicted to opioids, compared with the general, ...…
 
Echoes talks to New Age band Yaima about new album, OvO. New Age music has been surprisingly resistant to contemporary music trends, but a group called Yaima is changing that, mixing new age mysticism and lyrics, with world music touches and electronic dance music grooves. Strip away the new age imagery and you might set them alongside bands li ...…
 
Geeking OutNikki is geeking out on interesting Pinterest recipes, while Melissa is geeking out on CSA produce boxes. Pay AttentionThis week we discuss SUNY Stonybrook psychology professor Arthur Aron's 36 questions that lead to love. Last BestThe ladies talk about the last best song that they danced to in their kitchen. Nikki enjoyed Rising App ...…
 
Midlothian real estate agent-turned-professional wrestler Daniel Harnsberger riles up crowds as The Progressive Liberal. Richmond Times-Dispatch Reporter Robert Zullo goes behind the scenes with Harnsberger to talk wrestling, politics and "the mean streets of Midlothian."
 
Following U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, what is the future of environmental justice and human rights in the United States and the world? We talk with environmental human rights expert and lawyer, Nick Stump, about what we can learn from the experiences of the Appalachian region of the U.S. ...…
 
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