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CD After Yesterday

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All tracks have been digitally mastered
using HDCD technology.

John Gorka:vocals, guitar, banjo
Lucy Kaplansky: vocals
Dean Magraw: acoustic guitar
Peter Ostroushko: mandolin, fiddle
Michael Manring:
: bass
Andy Stochansky:drums, percussion
John Jennings: percussion, acoustic & electric guitars,
keyboards, acoustic bass, drums


Producer: John Jennings; John Gorka


1998

RED HOUSE RECORDS



About:
Heroes
(by MrFizyx on Wikipedia):

"Heroes" was actually written by Gorka sometime in the 1980s. Gorka's copy of the lyrics were stolen, however, and the song was forgotten until Gorka relearned it from Hugh Blumenfeld a decade later. Blumenfeld tells this story:

"I learned 'Heroes' from John in Kerrville - I think it was 1987. He was camped next to my wife Andrea and me in an enclave that had been dubbed 'Little New York.' I forget when we first heard the song, whether it was there or earlier in NYC, but it was at Andrea's request that I learned it. The song was brand new and we both loved it as soon as we heard it, but Andrea was the one who wanted to sing it. So, one bright midmorning when things in the campgrounds are lazy and slow, John passed over his notebook and I copied out the words. Soon afterwards, the notebook - along with his guitar - was stolen from his car and never recovered.

Andrea and I sang it at home from time to time during the next ten years - our own private little treasure. It never occurred to either of us to ask John about it, until I opened for him at Godfreys in 1997. It was only then I learned that the song had been lost in the notebook and that he'd forgotten it long ago. So I was able to play it for him downstairs in the dressing room before the gig and write him out a copy of his own lyric."


 

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1. When The Ice Goes Out .......(. Preview)
..2. Thorny Patch . .......(. Preview)
..3. Cypress Trees . .......(. Preview)
..4. Wisdom . .......(. Preview)
..5. Silvertown . .......(. Preview)
..6. January Floor . .......(. Preview)
..7. Amber Lee . .......(. Preview)
..8. After Yesterday . .......(. Preview)
..9. When He Cries . .......(. Preview)
10. St. Caffeine . .......(. Preview)
11. Zuly . .......(. Preview)
12. Heroes ........(. Preview)



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