WorldCat Identities

Holt, David 1946-

Overview
Works: 182 works in 285 publications in 1 language and 7,225 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Legends  Interviews  Internet videos  History  Children's songs  Folk songs, English  Documentary films  Music videos 
Roles: Author, Performer, Narrator, Instrumentalist, Interviewer, Singer, Arranger
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Holt
Spiders in the hairdo : modern urban legends by David Holt( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of urban legends revolving around topics such as college, crime, jerks, and others
Ready-to-tell tales : surefire stories from America's favorite storytellers by David Holt( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A multicultural collection of traditional tales contributed by more than forty of America's most experienced storytellers, with tips for telling the stories
More ready-to-tell tales from around the world( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A multicultural collection of traditional tales contributed by experienced storytellers, with tips for telling the stories
The storyteller's guide : storytellers share advice for the classroom, boardroom, showroom, podium, pulpit and center stage by William Mooney( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to becoming a better storyteller, with advice from more than fifty of America's best-known storytellers, who answer questions about such issues as creating original stories, controlling stage fright, marketing and setting fees, and using storytelling in the library and classroom
The exploding toilet : modern urban legends by David Holt( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hey, did you hear about the guy who dropped a lit cigarette into the toilet without seeing the gasoline rags soaking in the bowl? Of course you did, it happened to your cousin's gym teacher. Or was it your gym teacher's cousin? Story tellers David Holt and Bill Mooney follow up their previous hit, Spiders in the Hairdo, with a whole new collection of modern urban legends. Here you'll find stupid criminals, government SNAFUs, scary stories, and a section featuring the Internet. These stories are too good not to pass on. Once you start telling them, your friends will say you're on a roll!
Through the woods : an Appalachian adventure album by Okee Dokee Brothers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This CD invites listeners along for a journey full of camping, old-time mountain music, and miles of hiking. The accompanying DVD includes music videos and footage of the Okee Dokee Brothers' month-long trek on the Appalachian Trail where they hiked, camped, met mountain musicians, and wrote the songs that make up this album
Stellaluna by Janell Cannon( Recording )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stellaluna : after she falls headfirst into a bird's nest, a baby bat is raised like a bird until she is reunited with her mother
I got a bullfrog : folksongs for the fun of it by David Holt( Recording )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of American folk songs
TEDTalks : David Holt - The Stories and Song of Appalachia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four-time Grammy Award-winning folk musician David Holt is a born troubadour. Behind his energizing musicianship (often featuring unusual instruments like the paper bag, the mouth bow, an electric drum kit he calls "thunderwear," and the bottleneck slide guitar) is a deep love of hidden Appalachian wisdom and storytelling. He has starred in several radio and television programs and has also performed in the 2000 film, O Brother, Where Art Thou?. In this TEDTalk, Holt demonstrates his mastery of the banjo and assorted other instruments and shares photographs and old wisdom from the Appalachian Mountains
Sandburg out loud by Carl Sandburg( Recording )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of Carl Sandburg's Rootabaga Stories, poetry, and folksongs taken from: The Complete poems of Carl Sandburg; Rootabaga stories, part one; and The American songbag
Legacy by Doc Watson( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A revealing and entertaining portrait of a man who, for more than half a century, has been a force in the creation, interpretation, and preservation of American roots music
Ballads & songs of the Civil War by Wayne Erbsen( )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Front porch favorites : 19th century American classics by Wayne Erbsen( )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tailybone and other strange stories by David Holt( Recording )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Holt retells American folk tales that he has heard since his childhood and is heard accompanying himself on the banjo, fiddle, hammered dulcimer, and jaw harp
American storytelling( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 3 short stories Arachne told by Heather Forest; Baked potatoes told by Lynn Rubright; and The Woodcutter told by Laura Simms
Why the dog chases the cat : great animal stories by David Holt( Recording )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of animal folktales and songs from a variety of places
Grandfather's greatest hits by David Holt( Recording )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Holt's State of Music( Visual )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grammy Award winning performer David Holt has spent his life learning and performing traditional American music. It has taken him from the most remote coves of southern Appalachia to the bright lights of TV studios, and the Grand Old Opry stage. In this show, David introduces viewers to modern masters of traditional music in the southern mountains and remembers the legends who taught him
Spiders in the hairdo : modern urban legends by David Holt( Recording )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master storytellers Bill Holt and Bill Mooney bring you fifteen of "the funniest, scariest, down-right weirdest" urban legends. These are so-called t̀rue stories', which leave it up to the listener to decide if they are truly believable
The hairyman and other wild tales by David Holt( Recording )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents David Holt reading American folk tales while accompanyinghimself on a number of musical instruments
 
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Spiders in the hairdo : modern urban legends
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Ready-to-tell tales : surefire stories from America's favorite storytellersMore ready-to-tell tales from around the worldThe storyteller's guide : storytellers share advice for the classroom, boardroom, showroom, podium, pulpit and center stageThe exploding toilet : modern urban legendsStellalunaI got a bullfrog : folksongs for the fun of itSandburg out loudWhy the dog chases the cat : great animal stories
Alternative Names
David Holt

David Holt Amerikaans muziekant

David Holt músic estatunidenc

David Holt musicien américain

David Holt músico estadounidense

David Holt musigan Lamerikänik

David Holt muzician american

David Holt Usana muzikisto

David Holt usona muzikisto

David Holt yhdysvaltalainen muusikko

Holt, David.

Holt, David (David Wayne)

Дэвид Холт

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Languages
English (71)