John Gorka (photo made by Ann Marsden in 2006)
 

John Gorka Corona session
14th homemade video (July 5, 2020)

On July 5, 2020 John wrote:
"
"Home Video # 14 ó Unblindfold The Referee is a song from my 2006 CD Writing In The Margins. I hope you like it! "

- Click here for Red River Valley (April 5, 2020)
- Click here for Better times Will Come (April 12, 2020)
- Click here for Polly Wally (April 19, 2020)
- Click here for Soap Opera (April 26, 2020)
- Click here for Maya May I, (May 1, 2020)
- Click here for My Creole Belle (May 10, 2020)
- Click here for Careless Love (May 17, 2020)
- Click here for You Can Run (May 24, 2020)
- Muting the Sea (May 31,2020)
- Click here for Ignorance and Privilege (June 7, 2020)
- Click here for The Mercy of the Wheels. (June 14, 2020)
- If I Could Forget To Breathe (June 21, 2020)
- Let them in (June 28, 2020)

- Unblind The Referee (July 5, 2020)
-The Dutchman (July 12, 2020)

- Morningside (July 19, 2020)
- Cowboy Song (July 26, 2020)
- That's How Legends Are Made (August 2, 2020))

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John Gorka - Unblindfold The Referee  

 

 



Writing In The Margins RHR194D

 

 

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Unblindfold The Referee

Got just enough sun to light my way
Just enough cloud to give me shade
Over my slow-down parade
One-man band at the barricade

One last stand of make believe
One good memory I can retrieve
One more devil that I will deceive
One less reason that Iíd rather leave

Unblindfold the referee
Donít ask the wind what became of me
I tend to stray from the pedigree
Left off my sentence in Tennessee

Need more strength, so Iím not afraid
Need a scale, legal for trade
A length of rope with a tighter braid
Enough of a crowd so I can still get paid

 

 

A tailored suit that wonít go to trial
Bring your regrets, put them on the pile
Trust these mountains to be here awhile
Lend me your shoes, Iíll walk a mile

In the indictment I wasnít named
Though you know Iíll get the blame
I lost the ticket that wasnít claimed
Iím still here and Iím not ashamed

Over here
Over here
My eyes are shot
But my visionís clear

With just enough sun to light my way
Just enough cloud to give me shade
Over my slow-down parade
One-man band at the barricade Em
One-man band at the barricade

 




On June 28, 2020 John wrote: Home Video # 13 - Based on a WWII era poem by Elma Dean, this is a song that goes out to all the ones who didnít come

 

 



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