"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...

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...

Uncle Joe Sings “O Holy Night”

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

Conversation With Ray Kerr

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

Story corps
January 12, 2019 App Interview

My mom talks about her childhood dreams

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...

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...

JOHN Ellis 3X DE English assignment

Mom tells me about thanksgiving as a kid, she’s pretty unenthusiastic about it though.

Soprano on her head

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

Practice Interview

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