While there is no substitute for live storytelling – where audience and teller share the same space and can relate and respond to one another – here are informal videos and professional sound recordings to give you an idea of Mary’s work.
Watch Mary tell stories on her YouTube channel here.
Listen to Mary tell stories from her CDs using the links below.
Some Dog and Other Kentucky Wonders
A variety of tales true to Kentucky's narrative traditions - "The Farmer's Smart Daughter," "Lazy Jack," "Some Dog," "Stormwalker," "Jeff Rides the Rides" and "Jump Rope Kingdom." To hear excerpts from this CD, click here.
"Sam'l (and the Graveyard Worm)," "The Tailypo," "Promises to Keep," "The Beaded Bag," "The Men in the Open Grave," "Sop Doll," "Mr. Fox" and "The Woman in Brown." To hear excerpts from this CD, click here.
Sisters All. . . and One Troll
Winner of 2007 Storytelling World Award for Storytelling Recordings
Winner of a 2006 iParenting Media Award
Winner of a 2006 Parents’ Choice Gold Award
Tales of active heroines, “Kate Crackernuts,” “Three Sisters and the Troll,” and “Eleven Cinderellas.” To hear excerpts from this CD, click here.
Alligators, Bees, & Surprise, Oh My! Folktales Revived!
Eight stories – “The Bun,” “Jack and the Wish Giver,” “Coyote’s Tail,” “The King and His Advisor,” “Drakestail,” “The Poor Man and the Rich Man’s Purse,” “1000 Ideas,” and “Rabbit and the Alligators.”
To hear excerpts from this CD, click here.
Hamilton, Professional Storyteller
65 Springhill Road, Frankfort, KY 40601-9211