Old Christmas Legends and Lore

Old Christmas Legends and Lore

Episode 22

Timothy gives a list of Christmas lore, portents, and folk magic directives collected from various sources and talks with author, musician, filmmaker, and folklore collector Gerry Milnes about some wondrous strange Old Christmas folk traditions from West Virginia and Pennsylvania.

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Episode 22 notes and links:

Gerry Milnes on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Gerald-Milnes/e/B001HOK0WG/
Gerry's Signs Cures and Witchery DVD: https://www.amazon.com/Signs-Cures-Witchery-DVD-hour/dp/1572336048/
Augusta Heritage Center: https://augustaheritagecenter.org 

Songs played in this episode were: The Snow-White Ghost-White Stag from the Stone Breath album The Night Birds PsalmThe Holly Crown from the Stone Breath album Knotwork

Sarada: http://www.etsy.com/shop/ArtBySarada

Michael Anderson: https://drekka.bandcamp.com

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Intro and background music by Stone Breath – which is Timothy’s band. You can find more at http://stonebreath.bandcamp.com

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