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.

With these videos you can explore the variety of stories Adam shares. You'll find sample excerpts of traditional storytelling, tall tale, original neo-Traditional Appalachian telling, and balladry. Visit the wvteller YouTube channel for more samples. 

Molly Bonder Ballad

Opening excerpt of the traditional story Rawhead and Bloodybones

Excerpt of the original tall tale Roll-a-Rama

Opening excerpt of the neo-traditional story Ashton from the 20th Century Appalachian Series