"Standing in the middle of these people, singing directly to a man's casket."

One morning, Richard McCarty found himself singing to a dead man with a similar taste in music. Rich has spent years traveling the country with his instruments, playing at bars, clubs, and on the streets. After returning home, a family...

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January 12, 2019 App Interview

My mom talks about her childhood dreams

Soprano on her head

I ask my neighbor about her dog, singing, yoga, and how she found all those things in her life.

Juanita Cross

Experience of being black in the Sourh during segregation.

Closing into the Unknown Secrets of my Grandmother

In this interview, conducted on November 30th, 2019 in Valley Village, California, David Lee (이한빈) interviews his maternal grandmother Sang-shim Kim (김상심, ≈70), encompassing a variety of topics. She talks about her childhood, school, dream, marriage, daughter (David’s mother). She...

Cheesy Advice and Singing with my Mom (part 2)

An interview between mother and daughter that contains singing and cheesy advice.

Cheesy Advice and Singing with my Mom (part 1)

A conversation between mother and daughter that contains singing and cheesy advice.

Ignacio Jaramillo and his mother Marta Nandin talking about her life

In this interview, conducted on November 2018 in McKinney, Texas, Ignacio Jaramillo (14) interviews his mother Marta Nandin (41) about her life. His mom talks a lot about when she was around the age of 17-24. She talks about the...

A Young Artist Gets A Miracle!

That morning I wished that I could meet with the famous band and network with them. That night I was on stage singing with them! A miracle in Monterrey and in my life as an artist.

Grandma’s Hawaii: Cowboy Serials and $.10 Cent One Ton Minh

An interview with my grandma, Anne Lee Lewis. She grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii in the early 1900s. She was one of five sibling born to a Korean father who was a contract laborer on the early sugar plantations and...

Interviewing Grandma

A story of growing up in the 1940s. Dani Miller,age 14, interviews her grandma, Joyce Quinn in Los Angles,CA. You will learn about her religion, careers, teachers, family members and hobbies through this interview. You will also hear about her...

My sister’s love for performing

Rachel explains her childhood memories of dancing. She also tells me how she fell in love with preforming. She wants this career more because it is hard to achieve. She lastly give great advice to others who want to pursue...

A Spiritual Mom’s Story

A great gift discovered in an unusual way. Destiny Garcia interviews one of her spiritual mom's- Amber Lopez on December 10, 2017. She describes how she found her talent, how her childhood was, and so much more. Also, she talks...

Uncle Joe Sings “O Holy Night”

Uncle Joe tells us about his time in the choir and how he met his wife Deloris.

Practice Interview

During this interview we talked about how Nicole was a child and any regrets she had.

“If this isn't nice, what is?”

An interview of my father, Peter, about his life. He is 69 years old on the recording. He discusses his childhood, his parents, his wife, his accomplishments, being a parent, and things he has learned in life.

Conversation With Ray Kerr

Ray shared life stories that took him from Long Beach to Las Vegas and back.

Judy Hauff & Louise Dimiceli-Mitran

Judy Hauff and Louise Dimiceli-Mitran worked at the Old Town School in the 1970s, at a time when everyone seemed to wear a lot of hats. They reunited to talk about some of the adventures they had together back then,...

Judy Wolman created & leads the L.A.based community sing-along program Sing,Sing,Sing–still going after 20+ years. Wow!

While on a vacation in Hawaii with my husband and his 2 sisters I conducted this interview with Judy, asking her about the L.A. based community music program she created & has hosted for > 20 years.

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Sharla Taylor and Dylan Taylor-Smith

Sharla Taylor (71) and her daughter, Dylan Taylor-Smith (33), talk about Sharla's life experiences growing up on a farm in Denton Texas and her career in local radio and as a musician. They also discuss what it's been like for...

Interviewing my mom

We talked about her past. She told me about her family and what she enjoyed as a child.