Brian Murphy Interview, March 14, 2011


Sandra Williamson



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Brian Murphy of Missoula, Montana, discusses how his ancestors emigrated to Anaconda, with some returning to Ireland to farm. He speaks to his growing up in Billings, his involvement in music, playing two songs, and his memories of playing Carnegie Hall with the Chieftains when he was in his college band.

The interviewee's full birth date has been restricted in this interview.


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Document Type

Oral History

Original Date


Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana; Ireland



Original Collection

The Gathering: Collected Oral Histories of the Irish in Montana, OH 435, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library


In Copyright

Copyright to this publication is held by the University of Montana—Missoula. For more information, please contact Archives and Special Collections at the University of Montana, Mansfield Library.

Oral History Number

OH 435-050

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound file (00:48:44): digital + 1 transcript (15pp.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:48:44 minutes

Local Filename

OH_435_050.mp3; OH_435_050.pdf

Brian Murphy Interview, March 14, 2011
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