Jack McCarthy is a certified archivist and longtime Philadelphia area archival/historical consultant.
Jack McCarthy is a music historian who regularly writes, lectures, and gives walking
tours on Philadelphia music history. A certified archivist, he is currently directing a
project for the Historical Society of Pennsylvania focusing on the archival collections
of the region's many small historical repositories. He has served as consulting
archivist for the Philadelphia Orchestra and the 2014 radio documentary Going
Black: The Legacy of Philly Soul Radio and gave several presentations and helped
produce the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's 2016 Philadelphia music series
"Memories & Melodies."