A Note from MichaelI was born on the same day of the month as Peter Lawford, which means I will never feel quite as handsome, suave and well-dressed as I might be, and Buddy Holly, which makes me feel grateful every year that I am not more talented and prematurely dead. There is a beautiful […]

A Note from Michael (view in e-newsletter format) As Saint Patrick’s Day approaches I think of my great-aunt Mamie, Mary Brennan, whose family was from County Cork, born in 1880, 8 years old during the Blizzard Of March 1888, when in New Jersey the snowdrifts were fifty feet high. Mamie married Michael Maccri, who was […]

February 15, Roots Salon LOVESONGS Valentine’s Concert The Jamie O’Reilly Trio With Jamie O’Reilly, vocals Peter Swenson and Michael Smith, guitars Saturday, Feb 15 at 8 PM Roots Salon* About the Jamie O’Reilly (link)  Trio       Jamie O’Reilly Trio Willa Moore with Ron Scroggin opens $20 donation. Singles encouraged, no date required. Dessert and chocolates will be […]

From Songs of A Catholic Childhood Full length CD release. NOW online! Hear samples of stories and songs. Buy from CD BABY! Digital downloads, too. http://cdbaby.com/cd/jamieoreilly4 Listen to the duet (click on this link) The Holy City, Bells of St. Mary’s   “What a beautiful duet — THANK YOU for brightening a damp, chill, gray […]