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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.

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.

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.

Dolores Keane and Reel Union / Aidan O'Hara

Dolores Keane and Reel Union / Aidan O'Hara

Éamonn Curren (uilleann pipes), Dolores Keane (flute), John Faulker (fiddle), Kieran Crehan (fiddle), and Terry Yarnell (mandolin) during their visit to St John's, Newfoundland.  

Gerald Campbell and Jack Mooney performing at the 1977 Folk Festival in St John's, Newfoundland / Aidan O'Hara

Gerald Campbell and Jack Mooney performing at the 1977 Folk Festival in St John's, Newfoundland / Aidan O'Hara

Jack Mooney (right) and Gerald Campbell (left) on stage at the 1977 Newfoundland Folk Festival in Bannerman Park, St. John’s.

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.

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. 

Joyce O'Hara and her children at the first Newfoundland Folk Festival, 1977 / Aidan O'Hara

Joyce O'Hara and her children at the first Newfoundland Folk Festival, 1977 / Aidan O'Hara

Joyce, Kathleen (hidden), and Conor O'Hara sitting in the front row at the 1977 Newfoundland Folk Festival.

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

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

Patsy Judge on stage with two other musicians at the 1978 Newfoundland Folk Festival. Left to right: Andy Samuelson, Patsy Judge, and Bill Bowman.

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.

Portrait of Aidan O'Hara, director of the 1978 Newfoundland Folk Festival / Len Penton, photographer

Portrait of Aidan O'Hara, director of the 1978 Newfoundland Folk Festival / Len Penton, photographer

A portrait of a young Aidan O'Hara in his role as director of the Newfoundland Folk Festival, 1978.

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).