John Gorka, Lucy Kaplansky and Eliza Gilkyson together as RED HORSE
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Red Horse performs live at 88.1 KDHX in St. Louis.
Recorded april 20, 2012


This is certainly the case with singer-songwriters Eliza Gilkyson, John Gorka and Lucy Kaplansky, who make up Red Horse. As individuals, these artists have years of experience with several albums worth of material under their belts, but here, they put their collective energy together for a project that showcases their strengths in a band setting.

The folk scene surrounding Red House Records has always been tight-knit, with performers sitting in on each otherís songs. However, Red Horse takes the camaraderie to a new level. While new material from each songwriter is present, as well as a cover song each from the three

   

performers, what's unique about this triumvirate is that they each allow one of the other members of the group to reinterpret one of their songs. By turns, each artist takes a back seat as one of their two fellow bandmates sings lead on one of their songs. Reinterpretation is the sincerest form of flattery, especially when the songwriter gets to play along and harmonize.

With sparse instrumentation and lush vocal harmonies, these songs demonstrate that Gilkyson, Gorka and Kaplansky are in their prime as artists with a sound as rich as the broken in wood of the guitars they play.

Sound by Jon Valley

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John Gorka and Lucy Kaplansky (Elisa was live in Studio 1a KUT, Austin Texas.


Recorded on November 12, 2011



 

This is a very nice interview with John and Lucy. The sound quality of the three songs is very good too!

- Blue Chalk (by Lucy)
- If These Walls Could Talk (by John)
- Sanctuary (by Lucy)

 

 


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John Gorka and Eliza Gilkyson live at Woodsongs Sept 26, 2011

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Recorded (September 26, 2011) at
The Kentucky Theater in Lexington.

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Click here to listen to Red Horse live in the NHPR studio (August 15, 2011, 45 minutes)

Lucy Kaplansky, John Gorka, and Eliza Gilkyson of Red Horse stop by the NHPR studio to play a few tunes

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Red Horse live at Mountain Stage 2011 (Listen to this show: Click just below on the photo with information about this show)..Photo: Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage

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Red Horse live (on WFUV, Dec. 2010)
"Singer-songwriters Eliza Gilkyson, John Gorka and Lucy Kaplansky team up as Red Horse on a new album, and in this FUV Live performance at Fordham University's Flom Auditorium, hosted by John Platt. [12/4/10]" Click here to listen to this show (and here to support
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Concert Reviews Click here to read the Red Horse concert review in "Landmark on Main Street", New York on Dec. 4, 2010 (Port Washington Patch Dec 8, 2010)

Click here to read the blog from Bert Gazendam about Red Horse live in Seattle (April 16, 2011)



...................................................Red Horse live at New Bedford Summerfest 2011 ........ Photo by Reinhard Liess

 

 

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