The Very Beginning of the Murphy's ... Claude and Mabel, 1923 -- 2 weeks after their wedding, Mabel wa 14
Bill (A.C.) Murphy, age 5 (Childress, TX)
Ila Cantelon, About 4 years old ( somewhere in Canada)
Singin' Bill Murphy ... 1946
Bill and Paul (Cantelon) -- "The Team" -- 1946
The "Original" Murphy-Cantelon Group - 1947
Ila and Bill with LaJuana - 1948
Bill & Ila ... about 1950?
The Murphy's with new member, Robert Lee (Bob) - 1953
The Murphy Family "Business Card" - 1950's
"Bobby", 3 ... LaJuana, 8
Bill and Ila, 1960's
The Murphy's --- with Bob and LaJuana in their teens
LaJuana, Bill's mom Mabel, Ila -- and Monet, early 1970's
Bro' Bob ... late 1970's
LaJuana ... minus a little hair
Mom, Ila (Cantelon) Murphy - 1970's
Dad, (A C) Bill Murphy - 1970's
Grandpa Todd Cantelon and dad Bill, trying out new hair (late '80's)
If you were part of the family, you had to learn to play an instrument!
Jim Dawson (Murphy Family drummer/vocalist) and Bob ... somewhere on tour, 1970's
Photo submitted by David Flaherty, from his parents' collection; taken on April 8th, 1973 in Richland, WA
Jim and Bob ... ready for "Woodstock"
Somewhere back then ... '80's ??
Back-side of Sheet Music, advertizing Murphy Family LP's - 1970's
Picking apples in Wenatchee ... had to make a living between tours!
The Murphy Family -- Photo used on "The Murphy's - Revived!" re-issued 45 rpm
Returning to Washington State ... on the last "Murphy Family" tour -- mid 1970's