Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Wonderful Picture from 1959

John recently received a surprise in his inbox from Tommy Masterson. Per Tommy, "My mom came across this picture and I thought you would like it. It is from Nov of 1959. We don't know the venue; may have been a wedding."














L-R Jim Ruddin Jr; Tom Masterson Sr.; Paddy Looney;Johnny Lavelle.

As noted previously on this blog, John first met Joe Cooley at Tom Masterson's house.

Thanks to Tommy for the great pic!

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Traditional Music Following the 2009 Annual St. Patrick's Day Mass in Mountain View, CA

Here's an excerpt from the reception following the Annual St. Patrick's Day Mass at St. Joseph's Catholic Church on 3.12.09 in Mountain View, CA.



Musicians include John, Michael Robinson and Vicki Parrish, and others.

Enjoy!

Sunday, March 29, 2009

The Way Inn - Tonragee, Co. Mayo, Ireland

Here's some footage from the archives of John performing at The Way Inn back in 1986. The occasion was a family gathering.

Setlist:

The Boogie / The contradiction / Cooley's (Reels)
Drowsie Maggie (Reel)
Dear Doctor John (Cod Liver Oil)
Cobbler Song

Thursday, January 8, 2009

O'Flaherty's - 12.08.2008 - Video

Here is video from the Irish Music Session at O'Flaherty's Irish Pub on December 08, 2008.