LISTEN to WFMT Midnight Special
Featuring “In Old Chicago”
Jamie O’Reilly’s “In Old Chicago” is part of the
WFMT Midnight Special 70th Anniversary Show!
In Old Chicago ensemble with Marilyn Rea Beyer, Rick Beyer photo
Saturday May 20 9 pm – 12:00 am
The segment is planned for the 10:00 pm hour.
WFMT 98.7 FM and online for several weeks at wfmt.com
Listen to exclusive interviews with icons of Chicago folk, fan favorites, vintage broadcast clips, and “In Old Chicago” recorded live at WFMT.
We’ve adapted the piece as a musical radio play from the memoirs, letters, poetry and published work of Dorothy “Dottie” O’Reilly, Irwin St. John “Friar Tuck” Tucker,
Edward “Tex” O’Reilly, Nell O’Reilly Tucker and Mame O’Reilly.
Performed by Jamie O’Reilly, John Erickson (piano),
Judi Cogan Heikes, Christopher O’Reilly and Victor Holstein.
Watch our two beautiful videos along with the broadcast.
WFMT Studio Photographs by Rick Beyer