Chicago Tribune Obituary by Rick Kogan https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-ent-michael-peter-smith-musician-obituary-kogan-0809-20200804-4aoegtd3j5c5bicwto7sdxa5vy-story.html Chicago Sun Times Obituary Maureen O’Donnellhttps://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/8/4/21312350/michael-smith-folk-singer-songwriter-chicago-steve-goodman-steppenwolf-theatre-victory-gardens Chicago Reader by Mark Guarinohttps://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/michael-peter-smith-dutchman-death-obituary-rip/Content?oid=81848946 Singer John McDermott writes of Michael on his website. He had this wonderful ability to lock eyes with all of us at once and touch our hearts with every word. https://www.johnmcdermott.com/index.php James Lee Stanley, American Songwriter SiteOn the […]

In MemoriamMichael Peter SmithBorn September 7, 1941Died August 3, 2020 Song Notes from Jamie O’ReillyMy blog will have this new feature: Song Notes, the stories and audio recordings of songs Michael wrote for me and/or performed with me. “The dead sleep cold in Spain tonightsnow blows through the olive grovessnow drifts over the mounds with […]

Song Notes from Jamie O’ReillyMy blog will have this new feature: Song Notes, the stories and audio recordings of songs Michael wrote for me and/or performed with me. Michael P. Smith’s ethereal ballad,sung by Jamie O’Reilly with Miriam Sturm, violin This musical gem, from Michael and Jamie’s The Gift of the Magi album,features Jamie O’Reilly […]