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Sean of the South

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Rank #186 in Arts category

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Columnist and novelist Sean Dietrich delivers homespun stories before live audiences, that might make you smile or cry. Tales of common people, rural places, small towns, and life in the American South. Based on the popular "Sean of the South" blog. New episodes air Saturdays.

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Columnist and novelist Sean Dietrich delivers homespun stories before live audiences, that might make you smile or cry. Tales of common people, rural places, small towns, and life in the American South. Based on the popular "Sean of the South" blog. New episodes air Saturdays.

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271 Ratings
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You should listen.

By 9rows - Oct 15 2018
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I do. And I like it. You probably will too.

Y’all Listen Here!!!

By InsertNickmaneHere - Aug 27 2018
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Great stories! I’ll sit in my truck in the driveway to finish up an episode.

iTunes Ratings

271 Ratings
Average Ratings
259
8
1
1
2

You should listen.

By 9rows - Oct 15 2018
Read more
I do. And I like it. You probably will too.

Y’all Listen Here!!!

By InsertNickmaneHere - Aug 27 2018
Read more
Great stories! I’ll sit in my truck in the driveway to finish up an episode.
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Sean of the South

Updated 13 days ago

Rank #186 in Arts category

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Columnist and novelist Sean Dietrich delivers homespun stories before live audiences, that might make you smile or cry. Tales of common people, rural places, small towns, and life in the American South. Based on the popular "Sean of the South" blog. New episodes air Saturdays.

Rank #1: The Newspaper | Sean of the South

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Sean recounts the story of his younger days, throwing the newspaper with his mother in the heat of West Florida. Music by Hearts Gone South. 

Aug 09 2019
46 mins
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Rank #2: Summer Baseball | Sean of the South

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The story of a baseball game, a chubby child, and kindness toward those who become unlikely friends. Music by Giri and Uma Peters. 

Aug 02 2019
46 mins
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Rank #3: Believe | Sean of the South

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Hear Sean talk about life as he knows it, his own story, and the way he sees things. Music by Hayfever.
Aug 24 2018
41 mins
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Rank #4: Bless Their Hearts | Sean of the South

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Sean recalls how he started telling stories, and his simple beginnings, and the unlikely friends who pointed him onward. Music by Hank and Pattie and the Current. 

Feb 01 2019
44 mins
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Rank #5: Mama | Sean of the South

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The season draws to a close and it is the end of summer blessings. Sean delivers a tale of his mother, and the gentle wisdom she offered. Music by the Wildmans.
Sep 14 2018
43 mins
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Rank #6: Old Music | Sean of the South

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Sean recalls the story of a special birthday gift, and the people who believe in us along the way. Music by Xaris Waltman. 

Jul 26 2019
51 mins
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Rank #7: Alabama Dances | Sean of the South

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A country dance with pinewood dance-floors, old barns, and old ladies sipping moonshine. Welcome to the world of walking-talking cliches from middle Alabama—with music from Copperline.
Nov 04 2017
19 mins
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Rank #8: Daddy Was No Methodist | Sean of the South

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A litter of puppies is born in a Methodist church, and Sean Dietrich delivers the tale of exactly how it happened. A story about messy miracles in sacred places—with clarinetist, Don Erdman and his Dixieland jazz band.
Oct 27 2017
20 mins
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Rank #9: Southern Hospitality | Sean of the South

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Sean discusses the current state of Southern English, followed by the tale of a man who encounters the hospitality of his own people. Music by Greensky Bluegrass.
Jul 21 2018
38 mins
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Rank #10: The Andy Griffith Show | Sean of the South

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Sean tells a story about his blue-collar father, the day he took him to work, and a black-and-white portable television. Music by Red Cedar Review.
Jan 06 2018
23 mins
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Rank #11: Poundcake Boys | Sean of the South

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Holiness churches, snake handlers, and poundcake. Sean sings, and delivers a tale of serpentine proportions at the Chilton County Poundcake Competition in Verbena, Alabama.
Nov 11 2017
16 mins
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Rank #12: Sweet Home Alabama | Sean of the South

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A girl returns to the place of her beginning, after a lifetime living out West, she crosses the Alabama border and rediscovers what it means to be home. Old-time fiddle music by Tricia Spencer and Howard Rains.
Jul 14 2018
41 mins
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Rank #13: On The Road Again | Sean of the South

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Road trips, wives, tomatoes, and an Oldsmobile. A two-lane drive from Alabama to Michigan. Music by Cumberland County Line.
Apr 14 2018
31 mins
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Rank #14: Thankful | Sean of the South

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Sean tells a personal story about what makes a boy want to become a writer, and what makes a man dream of becoming a columnist. Music by Cocek! Brass Band. 

Nov 23 2018
47 mins
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Rank #15: Mama | Sean of the South

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Sean Dietrich delivers a tale live from the historic courtroom in Monroeville, Alabama. A story of bankruptcy, biscuits, homes on wheels, and an undying love for Mama. Music by 18-year-old New Orleans prodigy, Cameron Dupuy, and his Mid-City Aces.
Nov 18 2017
23 mins
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Rank #16: Baptist Youth Trip | Sean of the South

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Sean chaperones a van load of teenagers to the Smoky Mountains to visit Dollywood, and lives to tell about it. Music by the High 48's. 

Nov 02 2018
40 mins
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Rank #17: Humbled | Sean of the South

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We are humbled that this is our 25th episode, with letters from listeners, and stories from diners on the road. Music by Backline Bluegrass, in Spartanburg, South Carolina
Mar 17 2018
32 mins
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Rank #18: Baptist Fried Chicken | Sean of the South

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Life, love, and fried chicken shared in fellowship halls of rural America. Sean delivers the tale of what it means to attend a potluck. Music by the Price Sisters. 

Jan 25 2019
44 mins
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Rank #19: Church Lady | Sean of the South

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Sean tells the story of an elderly woman who embodies the bygone era, and of the nostalgia surrounding that world. Music by Sean's friends, the Chatham Rabbits. 

Mar 15 2019
37 mins
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Rank #20: Old Men | Sean of the South

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Sean talks about the weekend spent with elders, and old men who help make us who we are. Music by Sugar and the Mint.  

Nov 09 2018
44 mins
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