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Author May, Jim, 1947- storyteller.

Title Live at the National Storytelling Festival [sound recording] / Jim May.

Publication Info. [Woodstock, IL] : Bell Farm Recordings, 2001.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
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Description 1 audio disc (approximately 59 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
spoken word spw rdacontent
audio s rdamedia
audio disc sd rdacarrier
System Details Compact disc.
Note Title from container.
Performer Jim May, storyteller.
Event Recorded live 1987 at the National Storytelling Festival.
Summary Jim May, of rural McHenry County, Illinois where his family has lived since the 1840's, tells original stories of growing up in the tiny Catholic farming community of Spring Grove. These stories that are at once hilarious and touching range from, "How to Become 'Most Valuable Altar Boy' (MVAB)", to horse trading tales and heart-warming memories of family life.
Contents Introduction (Don Davis) (:50) -- Horse snot (11:14) -- Horse swap (1:39) -- Unmotivated mule (2:59) -- Mule raffle (4:11) -- Republican picnic (3:31) -- Satisfaction guaranteed (1:15) -- Mules, fish, and pumpkins (2:06) -- Nightcrawlers (7:15) -- Specialist Chic Sale (11:02) -- Bell for Shorty (13:15).
Subject May, Jim, 1947- -- Childhood and youth.
Country life -- Illinois -- Spring Grove.
Horse trading -- Illinois -- Humor.
Families -- Illinois -- Spring Grove -- Humor.
Farmers -- Illinois -- Spring Grove -- Humor.
Outhouses -- Illinois -- Sangamon County -- Humor.
Storytellers -- Illinois -- Biography.
Outhouses -- Design and construction -- Humor.
Spring Grove (Ill.) -- Social life and customs.
United States -- Politics and government -- Humor.
Genre/Form Compact discs.
Added Author Sale, Chic. Specialist.
Added Title Jim May live at the National Storytelling Festival

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