This is AA founder Bill W speaking on each of the 12 traditions one at a time. I had posted a version of this in 2019, and recently came across this recording of the same speak with much better audio quality. That being said it took quite a while to get it cleaned up and it was missing the last 4 min. so I added the missing part from another copy . The quality is excellent except for the very end, this audio is from a film that was intended to be shown in AA meetings. I dont know exactly when it was made but it was after Dr Bob's death.

Support AA: make a direct donation to AA World Services contributions can only be made by members of AA and can be done as an individual or as a group.

Learn more about the 12 traditions from the AA pamphlet: A.A. Tradition How It Developed by Bill W.

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Support Sober Cast: https://sobercast.com/donate

We have added a page of meetings that have moved online https://sobercast.com/online-meetings

The Study Edition of The Big Book

studyeditionI have one of these and it is one of my favorite items, a really excellent and useful for book study meetings or as a gift to a newcomer who is going to be heading to one.

The First 164 pages of The Big Book with lined blank pages opposite each page of text for note taking.

  • Includes the original Foreword
  • The Doctor's Opinion
  • Dr. Bob's Story.
  • Bound in black bonded leather. 

Paragraph numbers along side the text for easy reference.  Entire Original Manuscript (about) including the stories. Easy to read retyped version. Includes paragraph numbers corresponding to the modern text for easy comparison.  

Footnotes explaining historical and obscure references in the text.  

Footnotes documenting all 79 differences between the modern text and the original 1st printing text of the 1st 164 pages (about). Yes, believe it or not, the basic text has been changed 79 times since it was first published.

Two place keeping ribbons.  Special "lay flat" binding.



Follow on Tunein

tunein logo


Follow on Stitcher

Subscribe on Stitcher


Follow on Itunes


Google play

Follow on Google

Listen on Play Music

Android One Click

Follow with 1-Click

Subscribe on Android


Follow on Spotify



Follow on Amazon

tunein logo


Follow on Audable

audable logo