John Gorka John Gorka is perhaps the quintessential iconic singer-songwriter of the 80's folk scene. Hailing from New Jersey, but forged in the Greenwich Village Fast Folk scene, he honed his craft and persona into an unmistakable image. The shy, wry, insightful, and yes, sensitive singer-songwriter has been copied and parodied. But the old coat he wove still fits, and still suits him well. The old songs ring as true as they ever did, and the new ones are just as good. John has released 12 studio albums, and artists such as Mary Chapin Carpenter, Nanci Griffith, Mary Black and Maura O'Connell have recorded and/or performed his songs. John has graced the stage of Austin City Limits, Mountain Stage and etown, and has appeared on CNN. "The preeminent male singer-songwriter of the New Folk Movement" - Rolling Stone "Listening to John Gorka sing, one can get goose bumps all over. There are many reasons: fresh lyrics, a stunning emotional baritone, and his twisted humor." - New York TimesSave
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