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Cradle Songs – Now and Then – Christmastide 2018

December 06, 2018  |   General   |     |   0 Comment

Sing Sweet and Low Your Lullabies From the Singer Archive. My Mother, Winifred (pictured here with me), sang us the Brahm's Lullaby, in German, and Stille Nacht at Christmas.  A Cradle in Bethlehem is my favorite lullaby to sing at Christmas.  I sing ...

Goin’ Home ~ Thanksgiving, 2018

November 21, 2018  |   General   |     |   0 Comment

A Note from Jamie Thanksgiving, 2018 Happy Thanksgiving to my friends and family. Goin' Home...This blog has a few stories from my childhood and a look ahead at today. It certainly shows me that we've come full circle, and sometimes we really can go home again. Wishing ...

Portrait of Isabel Single – Jamie O’Reilly, Michael P. Smith and more

October 31, 2018  |   General   |     |   0 Comment

Happy Halloween single on CD Baby. Listen to Portrait of Isabel, by Michael Smith inspired by Shirley Jackson With Jamie O'Reilly, lead ...

Vinegar Man song

October 29, 2018  |   General   |     |   0 Comment

Vinegar Man Recorded by Jamie O'Reilly & Friends Lyrics by Ruth Comfort Mitchell Music by Tom Amandes Jamie on lead vocals Bridget, Kate, Beth Ann, Paul and Meg on vocals Paul Amandes and Peter Swenson, guitars Stuart Rosenberg, mandolin John Floeter, bass Limited release CD available from J. O'Reilly ...

Anne o’ me heart ~ Her voice precedes her

October 18, 2018  |   General   |     |   4 Comments

apple-crisp morning cold enough to swim across sky, blue as a lake (by Anne Hills, haiku on the threshold of a birthday) You know her by the bright white smile and the skein ...

Michael Smith Oct ’18 Enews – Appearances, Blog

October 05, 2018  |   General   |     |   0 Comment

Michael P. Smith October Enews A Note from Michael  HALLOWE'EN: Once upon a time I and everyone I knew got dressed up in costumes for Hallowe'en. We'd go door to door for free stuff and for all the adults to marvel at our ...

Dancing in the Wind – Song

October 03, 2018  |   General   |     |   2 Comments

[caption id="attachment_7348" align="alignleft" width="238"] O'Reilly, Van Delinder & Swenson 1993[/caption] LONGING SONG Dancing in the Wind. David Van Delinder's sublime autumn ballad With David, Peter Swenson, John Floeter, Bob ...

Jamie O’Reilly, Paul Amandes Wishbone 11/18

September 13, 2018  |   General   |     |   0 Comment

[caption id="attachment_8424" align="alignleft" width="259"] photo by Iwona Biedermann[/caption] Roots Salon at Wishbone North Presents A Harvest Home Salon featuring Jamie O'Reilly and Paul Amandes Sunday, Nov 18 at 7 PM Wishbone North 3300 N Lincoln Ave Chicago, Il  Admission $20.  Advance tickets recommended.  Jamie's Ph 773.203.7661 for info.   Get ...

Michael Smith at Wishbone North Oct 13 at 7 PM

September 08, 2018  |   General   |     |   0 Comment

UPDATE FOR TONIGHT OCT 13 SHOW! The restaurant does not handle music admission. Jamie will be at the door. There are some seats available. Please reserve ahead via Paypal link below to guarantee a seat. Or pay ...

Fall Gigs – Michael P. Smith

September 08, 2018  |   General   |     |   0 Comment

Michael Smith Fall Enews Sunday, Sept 30 at 2:00 PM Lisle Library Meeting Room A/B 777 Front Street Lisle, IL 60532 Phone: (630) 971-1675 https://lislelibrary.evanced.info/signup (Sponsored by Friends of the Library) Saturday, Oct 13 at 7:00 PM Michael Smith, solo Wishbone North 3300 N ...

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