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Patsy Judge on stage at the 1978 Folk Festival / Len Penton, photographer

Patsy Judge on stage at the 1978 Folk Festival / Len Penton, photographer

Patsy Judge playing the whistle on stage at the Second Annual Newfoundland Folk Festival in Bannerman Park, St John's, Newfoundland.

Anthony Power and friends at the 1978 Newfoundland Folk Festival / Aidan O'Hara

Anthony Power and friends at the 1978 Newfoundland Folk Festival / Aidan O'Hara

Relaxing at the 1978 NL Folk Festival, from left to right: Anthony Power, Virginia Ryan (née Preston), Lucy Nash (née Connors), and Mary Power. Photographer Len Penton (right) stands chatting with Ron Felix (left) and an unknown woman in the background.

Monica English at a house party in Branch, 1975 / Aidan O'Hara, photographer

Monica English at a house party in Branch, 1975 / Aidan O'Hara, photographer

Monica (Mon) English  (wife of John Joe English) watches a performance at a house party in Branch.

A view of the crowd at the 1978 Newfoundland Folk Festival / Len Penton, photographer

A view of the crowd at the 1978 Newfoundland Folk Festival / Len Penton, photographer

A view of the stage and crowd at the Second Annual Newfoundland Folk Festival in Bannerman Park, St John's, Newfoundland.

John Joe English on stage at the 1978 Newfoundland Folk Festival / Len Penton, photographer

John Joe English on stage at the 1978 Newfoundland Folk Festival / Len Penton, photographer

John Joe English dances on stage at the Second Annual Newfoundland Folk Festival in Bannerman Park, St John's, Newfoundland.

The Branch Crowd dancing for the Aly O'Brien benefit concert / Aidan O'Hara

The Branch Crowd dancing for the Aly O'Brien benefit concert / Aidan O'Hara

The "Branch Crowd" dancing a set for the Aly O'Brien benefit concert in Memorial University’s Little Theatre (1976). The benefit was organised in response to a fire at the O’Brien homestead, just outside of St. John’s.

John Joe English, Anita Best, and Elsie Best on stage at the Newfoundland Folk Festival / Len Penton, photographer

John Joe English, Anita Best, and Elsie Best on stage at the Newfoundland Folk Festival / Len Penton, photographer

Anita Best and her mother Elsie Best sing at the Newfoundland Folk Festival. 

Aidan and Joyce O'Hara performing at the Newfoundland Folk Festival, 1978 / Len Penton, photographer

Aidan and Joyce O'Hara performing at the Newfoundland Folk Festival, 1978 / Len Penton, photographer

Aidan O'Hara plays the guitar while Joyce O'Hara sings. Their three sons play in front of the stage (Conor, Brian, and Sean). Several singers and musicians sit at the back of the stage (left to right): John Joe English, Anita Best, Caroline Brennan, John ‘Skinny’ White, Joe Byrne, Pius Power Snr, Pius Power Jnr.

The Branch Crowd dancing a set at the Newfoundland Folk Festival, 1977 / Len Penton, photographer

The Branch Crowd dancing a set at the Newfoundland Folk Festival, 1977 / Len Penton, photographer

The Branch Crowd dancing a set on stage at the 1977 Newfoundland Folk Festival. Aidan O'Hara is visible in the background, beside the 3rd dancer from the left. The musicians (left to right): Ron Felix, Andy Samuelson and Mac Schwackhamer. Those dancing include, left to right, Mary Power, Lucy Nash, Aidan O’Hara, John Joe Englsih, Eleanor Dawson, Val Ryan, and Virginia Ryan (née Preston).

Songs from the repertory of Carrie Brennan / Aidan O'Hara

An article on the songs of Carrie Brennan written by Aidan O'Hara and Kenneth Goldstein which appeared in The Livyere, the journal of the Folklore Studies Association of Canada, in 1983.