WorldCat Identities

Holt, David 1946-

Overview
Works: 184 works in 267 publications in 1 language and 7,246 library holdings
Genres: Legends  Juvenile works  Interviews  Fiction  Children's songs  Music videos  Folk songs, English  Documentary films  Children's films  History 
Roles: Author, Performer, Narrator, Instrumentalist, Interviewer, Singer, Arranger
Classifications: PZ8.1, 398.20973091732
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Holt
Spiders in the hairdo : modern urban legends by David Holt( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 969 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( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 872 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 )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 630 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 473 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 )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 454 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!
Stellaluna by Janell Cannon( Recording )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 412 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
Through the woods : an Appalachian adventure album by Okee Dokee Brothers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 393 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
I got a bullfrog : folksongs for the fun of it by David Holt( Recording )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of American folk songs
Sandburg out loud by Carl Sandburg( Recording )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 207 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
Tailybone and other strange stories by David Holt( Recording )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 187 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
Legacy by Doc Watson( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 183 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
Why the dog chases the cat : great animal stories by David Holt( Recording )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of animal folktales and songs from a variety of places
American storytelling( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 118 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
Grandfather's greatest hits by David Holt( Recording )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ballads & songs of the Civil War by Wayne Erbsen( Recording )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spiders in the hairdo : modern urban legends by David Holt( Recording )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 100 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 )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents David Holt reading American folk tales while accompanying himself on a number of musical instruments
The hairyman and other wild tales by David Holt( Recording )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents David Holt reading American folk tales while accompanyinghimself on a number of musical instruments
TEDTalks : David Holt - The Stories and Song of Appalachia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 70 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
 
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Spiders in the hairdo : modern urban legends
Alternative Names
David Holt Amerikaans muziekant

Дэвид Холт

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Languages
English (72)

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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 loudTailybone and other strange stories