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Songs and Audio About John Muir

Audio Books, Interviews, and Spoken Word

  • Audio - Descriptions of available audio books and dramatic audio presentations pertaining to John Muir.
  • John Muir radio episodes from Santa Clara University's California Legacy Project - 9 short radio episodes based on the writings of John Muir: California Glaciers, Earthquake, Samoset, Two Pine Logs, The Water-Ouzel, Wild Bees of California, The Wind, A Windstorm in the Forest and Woody Gospel Letter. Website includes Quicktime audio and illustrated scripts, along with links to Google books editon available for viewing online or sometimes as a downloaded PDF format. (Santa Clara University, off-site link)
  • John Muir's Botanical Travels - Radio Interview of Bonnie Gisel and Dean Taylor by Tom Ashbrok, On Point Radio (Boston NPR affiliate wbur.og)
  • KPLU Interview of Lee Stetson - NPR affiliate radio with Tree in a Windstorm story - (3-18-09 (offsite link)
  • Web radio interview of Harold Wood, the Chair of the Sierra Club John Muir Education Committee, a featured guest on SouthwestBlend.com's ‘Champagne Sundays’ Online Radio Show. This show was a special Eco & Environment show that aired live on April 6th, 2008. Click here to listen to the audio of the show (Shockwave Flash).
  • John of the Mountains: Following in the footsteps of John Muir
    BBC Radio Programme - 2003 September 2 - (Real Audio - Off-site link)
    Howard Stableford travels to Yosemite National Park in California to follow in the footsteps of John Muir, virtually unknown in his native Scotland but a national hero in the US, who fought to protect the American wilderness.
  • Streaming Real Audio Sound of Sierra Club Fact Sheet on John Muir (Streaming audio, approximately 6 - 1/2 minutes
  • Lee Stetson - Dramatic Presentations of John Muir
  • John Muir in Alaska - by Alaska Public Media KSTK - Wrangell - March 22, 2013 (streaming audio - approximately 5 minutes)
  • "Stickeen" by John Muir - Read by Andre Stojka (Listen2Read, 2012). Unabridged, 65 minutes. Available as a Digital Download ISBN: 978-0-9913767-5-9 or CD Library Edition Jewel box ISBN: 978-0-9913767-3-5. Like most John Muir audiobooks, the reader does not attempt a Scottish accent, but reads it with an appropriate level of enthusiasm and inflection. This helps show why John Muir's story about his perilous adventure with the little dog Stickeen is still so popular! A YouTube Video preview is available.

  • As It Was: John Muir Takes "Little Hike" Around Mount Shasta (off-site link) by Kernan Turner - May 29, 2017- A two minute text/ audio presentation of a story about Muir's "Little Hike" Around Mt. Shasta - from "Jefferson Public Radio." The audio is an excerpt from "A Conversation with John Muir." World's Work. [London, England] Nov. 1906, pp. 8249-50, www.siskiyous.edu/library/shasta/johnmuir.htm. Accessed 28 Apr. 2017.
  • William E. Colby reminiscences (196x) , Concerning John Muir, the Sierra Club, Yosemite Valley, conservation, etc., interviewed by Charlotte Mauk, Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley. (streaming audio)
  • Recollections of John Muir by Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley - Interviews with John H. Briones, William E. Colby, Herbert M. Evans and Frank Swett conducted by John M. Jencks and Ernest Lowe for radio station KPFA, Berkeley, 1964.

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