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If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again

Paul and Chitter have been learning the old song “If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again”. They finally decided they had it good enough to video one day last week. Paul said he first heard the song done by the Whitstein Brothers. I’m not sure who I heard sing the song first. Mahalia Jackson and Loretta Lynn both recorded the song, but I don’t think I’ve ever heard either one them do the song. According to Wikipedia the song…

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Overheard

“There was this woman there that was drunker than Cooter Brown.” Tipper Overheard: snippets of conversation I overhear in Southern Appalachia Subscribe…

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Appalachian Vocabulary Test 109

It’s time for this month’s Appalachian Vocabulary Test. I’m sharing a few videos to let you hear the words and phrases. To…

The Old Chestnut Snag

I heard Pap talk about the old chestnut snag high on the ridge my whole life. In more recent years…

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Do You Ever Scrooch?

Papaw and Chatter scrooched up taking a nap –  2004 Scrooch, scrooch down, scrooch up, scroudge, scrouge, scrouge around, scrouge…

Courts Like a Stick of Wood

She said her boyfriend courts like a stick of wood Courts like a stick of wood = a very boring…

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Easy Cheese Biscuits

I haven’t been to a Red Lobster in years, but back in the day it was one of the places…

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Dancing in the Hog Trough

dance in a hog trough verb phrase  1956 Hall Coll. Del Rio TN Fifty years ago if a younger sister…