Words & Music

 

In our “Words and Music” segments we invite new and established artists to share the creative processes that shapes their music.  You’ll hear exclusive live performances and in-depth interviews that provide a glimpse into the lives of these modern day troubadours. By making these connections, we hope listeners will garner a greater appreciation of these exceptional songwriters and their music. 

from the archives:

John Gorka

On this edition folk icon John Gorka joined us for a “Words & Music” segment.

John is a world-renowned singer-songwriter who has released over 14 recordings. Mary Chapin Carpenter, Nanci Griffith, Mary Black and Maura O’Connell are just some of many artists that have recorded and performed his songs. John has appeared on Austin City Limits, Mountain Stage, etown and CNN. John performed a “Gorka classic” and two new songs from his latest record “True In Time”

Past Guests Include...

Colin Linden • John Oates • John Gorka • Eliza Gilykson • David Wilcox • Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer • Dan Bern • Dori Freeman • Ellis Paul • Heather Maloney • Lynn Miles • Pieta Brown • Pirates Canoe • Patty Larkin • Dar Williams • Molly Tuttle • Robbie Fulks • The Wailin’ Jennys • Tony Furtado • Stephen Fearing • Peter Mulvey • Kris Delmhorst • JohnSmith • Mark Erelli • Anna & Elizabeth • Anna Tivel • The Bee Eaters • Billy Crockett • Caroline Herring • Beth Wood • Beppe Gambetta • Brooks Williams • Carrie Elkin • Chris Rosser • Chris Proctor • Darden Smith • Diana Jones • Dave Gunning • Edie Carey • The Honeydew Drops • Joe Crookston • Katty Moffatt • Kristin Andreassen • Kristina Olsen • Rachel Davis • Steve Dawson • Twisted Pine • Natalia Zukerman • 10 String Symphony • Andrew Collins • Tom Kimmel • Small Potatoes • Rod Picott • Christine Kane • Kym Tuvim • The Mastersons • Robby Hecht • Raina Rose • Peggy Seeger • Micheal Veitch • The Jellyman’s Daughter • Chris Cunningham • Storyhill • Annie Lou • Christopher Williams • Jonathan Kingham • The Bills • Buddy Tabor • Cliff Eberhardt • David Lamotte • David Roth • Ellis • Emma Hill • Erica Wheeler • Grace Pettis • Jake Armerding • Justin Roth • Laura Oden • Libby Kirkpatrick • Liz Carlisle • Simon Wilcox

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