adam booth

words artist & musician

Adam Booth is a young Appalachian storyteller and musician. Born and raised in West Virginia, the study of Appalachian history and culture lies at the heart of his award-winning work.

Ashton
from the Appalachian 20th Century Series: 1920s
released 2016
$15

210
released 2015
2015 Parents' Choice Silver Honor
2016 Storytelling World Awards Winner (twice)
$15

Ashton's musical life in a small coal town is forever changed when a record company representative comes collecting mountain music in Bristol. This is the 1920s story from the Appalachian 20th Century Series. Please note: this story has adult themes and may not be suitable for young listeners. Please share with discretion.

This album is a collection of original tall tales and imaginations based around my childhood neighborhood. Includes Roll-a-rama, Crackerjack (League 3), The Ice Cream Truck (Peter and the Wolf), and The Old Folks' Home. Read the Parents' Choice review here.
 

The Mountain Came Alive
released 2013
2014 Parents' Choice Silver Honor
$15

The Mingo Black
released 2012
2013 Storytelling World Award Honors Recipient
$10

This album is a collection of original story and music that tells the last year in the life of an Appalachian mountain. With elements of traditional folklore and folklife, this album is as educational and fun for all listeners. Read the Parents' Choice review here.

This album is a collection of original and family stories, including legend, fantasy, tall tale, and family history. Two of the stories are winners of the West Virginia Liars' Contest. Includes Legend of the Mingo Black, Moses of the Mountains, Ketchum Family River Story, and The Mighty Tudor's Biscuit World Biscuit Oven Organ.