John Gorka videosession 2013

On December 16, 2013 John Gorka recorded a brand new videosession for this website. This week you can see a preview: "Love was good to me"


.... NEWS About the New CD "Before Beginning"
Last update: John Gorka will release a new CD with a 1985 version of "I Know" on Red House Records (early 2016)

.... 520 John Gorka videoclips

Last update: John Gorka live at Old Sloop Coffeehouse,Rockport, Massachusetts Jan. 8, 2016 (8 videos) // Cliff Eberhardt & John Gorka live on the Stay Tuned show (4 songs july, 6 2014) // John Gorka live at Ashland Coffee & Tea Nov. 13, 2015, Ashland // John Gorka live Me & Thee Coffeehouse, Marblehead Massachusetts, Oct 2, 2015


The new CD (2014)
bright side of down
Information about the songs, the front & back cover art, the recording process, reviews, etc. etc.


With a lot of information about the 13 CD's and ofcourse the DVD.



... 84 radio programs with John Gorka
Last update: John Gorka - Studio Z - 2016-01-07 // John Gorka returned to Hunter At Sunrise (WHRO) Sunday Dec 6, 2015 for his third visit // John Gorka live on The Scenic Route WTIP's Studio (Oct 11, 2015) // Live from Studio A: John Gorka (KUMD 103.3 FM, August 28, 2015, 29 minutes) //

... European tour in February 2016
Thu, 4 Feb 2016: De Q-bus, Leiden, The Netherlands
Fri, 5 Feb 2016: Private Event The Hague
, The Netherlands
Sat, 6 Feb 2016: In The Woods, Lage Vuursche
, The Netherlands
Sun, 7 Feb 2016: Tuinzaal, Amsterdam
, The Netherlands
Mon, 8 Feb 2016: Café de Amer, Amen
, The Netherlands
  New DVD: John Gorka live at Tales from the Tavern


This is a live concert along with an interview – from John’s 2013 performance at Tales from the Tavern.

Click here for more information and three video clips.


John Gorka's Top 16 of 2012

John made a new "Top Ten" in December 2012 and the John Gorka videowebsite made the multi media lay-out of it...


.... 136 articles about John Gorka
Last update: John Gorka talks about return to Gardiner, l, April 30, 2015 // Folk musician John Gorka to play Caffe Lena, The Record, March 13,2015

..... A lot of John Gorka friends passed away....
Pages about John Jennings, Willem Leeuwenhoek, Pete Seeger, Ann Marsden, Bill Morrissey, Jack Hardy and Bob Feldman...

....John Gorka the Harmony Singer (37 tracks)
Last update:
CD: Honor Finnegan (with"Song of Bernadette") live at Towne Crier Cafe, Beacon, NY, September 11, 2015. With special guest John Gorka. John Gorka is also singing this Lenard Cohen song "Song of Bernadette" on Honor Finnegan newest CD "ROSES AND VICTORY" on Frock Records (release date Feb 5, 2016) //John Gorka did harmony vocals on "Mexico" and 'Anna" in Daytrotter session April 2014

... The John Gorka tour in the Netherlands 2013
The John Gorka tour in the Netherlands took place from December 12 til December 16. You can find 22 videos and photos from the tour and a brand new videosession!!


Eliza Gilkyson interview

An interview about John Gorka and a live version of 'Where No Monument Stands'. Recorded in the Hague, the Netherlands, April 25, 2012.

.... John Gorka video Interview
Last update: For the videosite I did an interview with John Gorka on may 31, 2009. We talked about his new CD "So dark you see", his musical taste, family life etc. You can also listen to music John played with Ricky Koole (and Berber Heerema) at the private party of Willem Leeuwenhoek en Peter ter Horst in the Hague.

John Gorka videosite session with Meg Hutchinson and Antje Duvekot

Sept 2013 update:
"Gypsy life" by Antje and Meg!!

.... Other John Gorka stuff
John Gorka Tourdates and several links.

.... The John Gorka video site session 2010
Last update: I am proud to present the second John Gorka video session. I had the chance to record three songs on September 6, 2010. I am very glad with the results. I hope you like it too! Click here if you want to see the first session (Oct 25, 2008).


The John Gorka tour in the Netherlands 2012

In February 17-21, 2012 John Gorka did five great shows in the Netherlands and he made a brand new videosession. Click on the link for 21 vidoclips and a lot of photos

  .... Biography
From the early Godfrey Daniels years til now...

.... 30 rare tracks on serveral records
Last update: "Get Together" (Youngbloods cover played live at WDIY 88.1 (August 2, 2013) in "John Gorka on the Blend" // John Gorka and Janis Ian with "In My Life" (The Beatles cover) Live at Clearwater's Great Hudson River Revival (1997). // "A Tribute To Jack Hardy" John Gorka his studio version of the song "Down Where the Rabbits Run". The double CD "A Tribute To Jack Hardy" with Christine Lavin, Lucy Kaplansky, Richard Shindell etc will be available later this year on Smithsonian Folkways Recordings.

.... 41 songs sung by other artists
Last update: John Wynn: If I Could Forget To Breathe & John Wynn If I Could Forget To Breathe . //John Wynn Love Is Our Cross To Bear // Joe Crookston with Morningside live in Texas at The Kessler Theater // Antje Duvekot with "Gypsy Life" live in Amsterdam (Paradiso May 16, 2013) // Other Roads "Good Noise" (Tilburg, Nov 22, 2012) // Eliza Gilkyson (& Jens Lysdal) with "Where No Monument Stands"

The Gypsy Life Fansite

This is a link to the first John Gorka fansite made by Cynthia Susan Finn and Paula Bryn Benson (1999-2006)

.... 25 fans with JG covers on YOUTUBE
Last update:
Wamaser You'r on Your Way // Bill Griese - Houses in the Fields

... The Red Horse Website
11 CD reviews, live broadcasting, videos, interviews, etc.

.... Photos
Last update: 48 great Red Horse photos live at TCAN Centre for Arts in Natick, MA. (January 6, 2012)
// A more than great photo serie (56 photos) made by Joe del Tufo: John Gorka live at Arden Gild Hall March 11, 2011

John Gorka session 2012

Five songs (20 minutes) recorded February 21, 2012 in The Hague, the Netherlands

.John Gorka in Lithuania

A lot of information about John Gorka his second tour in Eastern Europe (October 2012)





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