John Gorka songs sung
by other artists


John Gorka live at
Baby Grand Wilmington DE
Januari 25, 2008
Photos: Joe del Tufo


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29 John Gorka songs by his fans on




< Dave Fry
......Good Noise (april 2020)



Click here for the page with "John Gorka live at Dave Fry's Band Aid, June 2013.






< Zachary Scot Johnson
......The One That Got Away
......(april 2020)

thesongadayproject Live Minnesota




John Wynn

If I Could Forget To Breathe

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192 kbps, 6,4 MB


John Wynn

Love Is Our Cross To Bear

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192 kbps, 6,75 MB






......< Joe Crookston
......Morningside (live Oct 2014)


Live in Dallas, Texas at The Kessler Theater.



......< Dave Fry
......That's How Legends Are Made


Dave Fry at Musikfest Cafe, opening for Tom Paxton on April 30th, 2015.

Click here for the page with "John Gorka live at Dave Fry's Band Aid, June 2013.



......< Maura O'Connell
......Blue Chalk (live Oct 2013)


Maura O'Connell with Audrea Zonn,fiddle and vocals; Don Johnson, bass; and Tomm Jutz,guitar on October 4, 2013 at The Franklin Theater, Franklin, Tennessee

Maura O'Connell Blue Chalk ..(mp3, whole song) CD: Stories , Hannibal, © 1995




......Antje Duvekot with "Gypsy life"

Antje Duvekot live at Paradiso, Amsterdam (NL)
May 16, 2013





......Eliza Gilkyson (& Jens Lysdal)

....... Where No Monument Stands

Concert "In The Woods"
Lage Vuursche - The Furs
The Netherlands
April 27 2012






< Other Roads "Good Noise"

"Folk At Home" in the Living Room of Hanneke in Tilburg (the Netherlands). November 22, 2012.

The Band was formed in 2009 by Pete Abbott and Gregor Borland who had previously worked together in the John Wright Band until John's untimely death in 2008. Now with multi instrumentalist, Dave Walmisley, they continue to tour successfully in the UK and Europe and have built a big reputation along the way.

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  Antje Duvekot with Hanneke Cassel

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"Love is Our Cross to Bear" from Antje Duvekot with Hanneke Cassel.

Lily Pads, Peace Dale, Rhode Island, Sept. 10, 2011.







< Edwin McCain "Prayer for St. Peter"
CD: Messenger (1999)

Click here to listen/download a low quality version of Edwin McCain his version of John Gorkas "Let them in" (1,3 MB).

Messenger is Edwin McCain's third major-label album, released on June 15, 1999. It was recorded at Tree Sound Studios & Southern Tracks in Atlanta, and Record Plant Studios in Los Angeles, and released by Lava Records.








< Dimos Kassapidis "Silence"

The greek musician and entertainer Dimos Kassapidis performs the song "Silence"

Recording took place in a small tavern in the village of Kallithea, high above the west coast of the island. East aegean island of Samos in Greece, middle of June 2011.

Click here for Dimos Kassapidis blog.










< Jenna Mammina and Brian Gore "Let Them In"

Known as a “poet of the guitar” Brian Gore can be found here or here

You can find Janna Mammina her website here. In 2002 she did a cover version of David Wilcox his song "Distant Water" on the CD "Meant To Be" Click here to listen to 30 sec.









Daithi Rua made a John Gorka tribute (March 2011, 16'29")

-Love is our Cross to Bear
-Branching Out
-Where No Monument Stands
-I Saw a Stranger With Your Hair
-That's How Legends are Made

Daithi Rua is an Irish musician and songwriter from County Offaly. He lives in Belgium.

Click here to go to Daithi Rua his site.





< Lucy Kaplansky "Blue Chalk"

Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2010 Lucy Kaplansky played the main stage of the Shrewsbury Folk Festival on Saturday 28th August, this is from the footage from the feed that was sent to the screens in the main stage and also webcast as a live event.





< Sara Groves "When He Cries"

This John Gorka song "When He Cries" was recorded by Sara Groves on her "Station Wagon - Songs For New Parents" album from 2005. The video was made by a fan.






< Daithi Rua "Where No Monument Stands"

Livingroom Hanneke "Folk At Home" in Tilburg, the netherlands October 6, 2012.

Daithi Rua is an Irish musician and songwriter from County Offaly. He lives in Belgium.

Click here to go to his site.







< Kimberly Barber "Let them in"

Kimberly Barber performed this tribute on Easter Sunday aboard the USS Eisenhower in the Persian Gulf in 2009, as well as at the Veteran's Day Opening Ceremonies in Branson, Missouri. The little boy's voice in the video is Kimberly's son.

Kimberly Barber has not only performed at the world renowned Bluebird Cafe' and The Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee as well as several shows in Japan...but was honored to perform for our military at Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany and the US Military Base in Bahrain.







< Katie Mariah "Houses in the Fields"


Katie and Drew D'Anna perform this John Gorka song at Crossroads Coffeehouse in Winnsboro Texas on May 16, 2009. Katie opened for John that night and he asked to sit in on the song. Recorded by Conrad Wolfman. This song is the only cover on Katie's newest CD "Hit the Ground Running".






  < Antje Duvekot with a wonderfull live version of 'Love is Our Cross to Bear' (February 2007)



Lucy Kaplansky Blue Chalk ( 7,9 MB) Beachland Ballroom Cleveland, OH (February 10, 2006)

Greedylilpig Flying Red Horse MP3 (februari 2008)

Chris Stockwell and Chet Lowther Blues Palace (6,38 MB) and The Raven (4,53 MB) Recorded at the Farmhouse (© august 2004) You can download these very good tracks (128 kbps)

Claus Ulrich The one that got away ...Performed by James Taylor number one fan Claus

Mustard's Retreat The Faded Blue & Gold ....(mp3, 3'52" 2,43 MB) a live version from the club Schuba's in Chicago, April 02, 2005. John Gorka wrote this song but he never recorded it. Mustard's Retreat opened the show for John Gorka that evening. You can find a studio version...of this song on the CD 'The Wind & the Crickets'

Evan Gordon with his version of The Mercy of the Wheels (5,71 MB 192 kbps) I found this track on his own homepage

Fauxhawk Flying Red Horse (mp3, 3'10") I found this track on his site.

David Wilcox Let them in ...(mp3, whole song) CD: Home again,© 1991 A&M

Mary Black All that Hammering... (mp3, 30 sec) and Raven in the storm... (mp3, 30 sec) CD: Circus, © 1995 Curb records
Mary Black Looking Forward .. (mp3, 30 sec) CD: Looking Back, 1995 Curb records
Mary Black Treasure Island... (mp3, 30 sec) CD: Holy Ground, 1993 Grapevine records

Maura O'Connell Blue Chalk ..(mp3, whole song) CD: Stories , Hannibal, © 1995

Jeff Cannon Love is our cross to bear... ( mp3, 36 sec) from the CD "Lights Out!" © 2001

Mea Robertson Love is our cross to bear . (mp3, 2'00") From the CD: "Stone by Stone" © 2000

Josh Joffen Crazy Horse ...(mp3, 30 sec) CD: Fast Folk - A Community of Singers & Songwriters, © 2002

The John Wright Band Good Noise ..(mp3, 30 sec) and Raven in the Storm..(mp3, 30 sec) CD: Language of the Heart- Greentrax - CDTRAX 201, 2001 (They also made a cover of 'Love Is Our Cross To Bear' on the CD 'Pages Turning' from © 1999)

Skyline Down in the Milltown ...(mp3, 30 sec) appeared on Fire of Grace - Flying Fish Records, Flying Fish © 1989

Miek en Roel Kommer en Kwel...(mp3, 30 sec) appeared on
"De Titanic achterna", Digiland Records © 2007 This is an acoustic duo from Belgium with a Dutch version of "Trouble & Care".










< Bob Burnside reads lyrics to "Raven in the Storm," from John Gorka's CD "Land of the Bottom Line" while Kitten walks in various directions of darkness in a warehouse used to assemble ship hulls for service in WWII and is only accessible by water. (may 20, 2008)












































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