August 17-20, 2017

August 17-20, 2017

78 rpm Selections from the Maureen O'Looney Collection

The Ward Irish Music Archives is proud to be the home of the Maureen O'Looney Collection. A champion of Irish sports, politics, and music, O'Looney was a beloved member of the Chicago Irish community. The above recordings provide a sample of the 119 78rpm discs in her collection, including Irish traditional music, Irish American recordings of the 1930s and 1940s, as well as a number of folk and ballad recordings.

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