Jamie O’Reilly’s In Old Chicago is featured in the WFMT Midnight Special 70th Anniversary
Jamie’s SongNotes Blog: Motherless Child, Summertime, Eye on the Sparrow.
Jamie blogs about these songs, sung by Mahalia Jackson, and her soulful connection to them.
Thanking my lucky stars. Jamie traces the route of her decades long friendship with journalist and radio host Rick Kogan, their shared love of Chicago and their link with the late Studs Terkel.
Jamie’s SongNotes blog features the revered Yiddish song Rozhinkes mit Mandlen, ראָזשינקעס מיט מאַנדלען, which she recorded on Pasiones, at WFMT Studio in 1997. Jamie recounts where she first heard the song. and the vocalists whose musical styles she found compelling.
Jamie celebrates the 70th Anniversary of WFMT Radio in her SongNotes Blog. With a nod to Studs Terkel, Rich Warren, and current Midnight Special radio host Marilyn Rea Beyer.
Jamie O’Reilly sings The Quota, with Peter Swenson and David Van Delinder, guitars and a band, Paul Amandes’ song from the touring musical Between the Times.
Jamie O’Reilly and Michael Smith bring their beloved folk-cabaret to SPACE on Sunday, October 9, and perform a live concert on WFMT’s Folkstage Saturday, December 10, wfmt.com. With Katrina O’Reilly-Greene and Bob Weber, cello. A Note from Jamie. A great deal has changed in the political and cultural landscape since Pasiones: Songs of the Spanish […]