Calling Crane Books
Joe McHugh
American Family Stories Favorites CD
American family Stories Mother's CD
The Telling Takes Us Home
American Family Stories Father's CD
Storyteller, audiographer, and writer Joe McHugh traveled around the United States meeting people and recording their family stories. These stories have been featured on public radio stations, NPR's Morning Edition, and Voice of America.Here is a 3 CD collection of some of the stories collected in the American Family Stories project www.americanfamilystories.com
3 Cd Set
3 CD set
3 Cd Set Father's
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Favorites $15

1 Yearbook - Maria Gillan
2 Hides Horse - Billy Cornette
3 Olga - Stan Miller
4 Hairdresser - Frank Orlando
5 Dancing Ring - Joanne Scully
6 Grandmother in Prison - Olga Carlisle
7 Madame Butterfly - John Deaderick
8 Penicillin - Beth Goodwin
9 Fotune Teller - Les Purce
10 Grandmother - Lilly
11 The Piano - Nancy Knoerzer
12 The Miracle - Angelica Santamuro
13 Rabbits - Suzette Bradshaw
14 Hawk - Bruce Perry
15 Oma - Linda Wantanbe


Total Playing Time - 55:08
1 Nest of Snakes - Bill Durbrow
2 Lunch in the Pickup - John Wheeler
3 Chickens - Robert Butcher
4 Maine Aviator - Bob Walsh
5 5 Turkeys - Oleta Singleton
6 German Soldier - Richard Bausch
7 Saved by a Priest - Estelle Chun
8 Buck Rogers - John Yeagar
9 Driving Lesson - Geraldine Flaherty
10 The Coat - Jo Lakota
11 Stolen Buddha - Richard Jones
12 Confronts Church - Dave Johnson
13 Tough Grandfather - Al Dover
14 Beauty - James Farris
15 Water Treatment - Bud Ogren
16 Lost Lakes - John Olmstead
17 Volkswagon - Kevin Arnold
18 The Fire - Joanna Robinson

Total Playing Time - 60:15
Mothers & Grandmothers $15

Fathers & Grandfathers $15
1 Tea Party - Bebs Chorak
2 The Reunion - Stan Miller
3 Homemade Camper - Pete Seeger
4 Drunk Geese - Rickie Cooley
5 Hermina - Bill Durbrow
6 The Gurgle - Oleta Singleton
7 Lost Horses - Alan Jabbour
8 Car Salesman - Richard Bausch
9 Bank Loan - Jo Lakota
10 Beans Worked Me Hard - Betty Farmer
11 Nippy - James Ferris
12 Snakes & Panthers - Robert Morgan
13 The Light - Laurie Lewis
14 Johnstown Flood - Michael Pritchard
15 New Shoes - JD Hoover
16 Integrating Theaters - “Utah” Phillips
17 Emerett - Bobby Taylor
18 Yula - Jim Hightower
19 Uncle Dennis - George Daugherty
20 Dead Grandmother - Skip Houser
Total Playing Time - 71:30
"We are all so grateful to Joe and the good fortune that brought him and Daddy together to capture some of his stories. Your work has brought us countless warm hours with him and a precious reminder of how lucky we all were to have him in our lives."
~Rose Ogren, California

"Beans made me work hard (story)............I can't tell you how much I enjoyed this story - it was not only a good story but had a moral to relate to children.......... This is really a great.....keep up the good work."
~ Carmen Lees - New Jersey

"I came across your beautiful website today it is a wonderful resource and provides the perfect rationale for why family stories can be so powerful. Thank you so much for your inspiring work and devotion to this important project."
~Pam Prell - Need in Deed coordinator - Pennsylvania

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