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John Gora and Gorale Polka Band

John Gora is always planning a trip somewhere fun. I have travelled with John and I can't tell you how much fun I had. (No, I really can't tell you!)

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John Góra and Górale

Holy Trinity Zabawa Polish Heritage Festival
Polonia Music Videos

John Góra and Górale
CD:  Polka Playin' Fool
2009 KoronaMusic.com
Producer:  John Gora
Recorded at Peppermint Studios, Youngstown, OH.
Engineer:  Gary Rhamy

Musician Credits:  John Gora, Johnny Winarz, Greg Winarz, Robbie Piatkowski, Ted Lange, Kyle C. Pacey, Jack Beachly, Tommy Wanderlich, Josh Szymczak.

Vocalist Credits:  John Gora, Ted Lange, Mollie Busta, Kyle Pacey.

Composer Credits:  John Gora ~ SOCAN (BMI); Joe Rodgers; Holly Dunn; Leonard Cohen (BMI); Dave Loggins, Lisa Silver, Don Schultz (BMI); Marv Green, Duane (Bjorklund) Steele (BMI); Eddie Blazonczyk ~ Pulaski Publ. (BMI); Bobby Vinton, Jimme Davis, Charles Mitchell (BMI); Skeeter Davis, Bobby Bare (BMI)

Graphic Designers:  Patrick Angielczyk, Michelle M. Eron
Photography:  Ted Wolinski

Manufactured & Printed By:  VCR Active Media, Mississauga, ON, Canada

From The Producer, John Gora:  Dear Friends, Here's our 8th CD for your listening and dancing pleasure.  We hope you will enjoy these song selections done in our unique and diversified style.  Thank you for your unconditional support throughout the years.  Dziekujemy ~ Merci.  Biggest thanks goes to our families for letting us pursue our musical endeavors.  And finally to God above for all the gifts bestowed upon us.  Special thanks to so many people that made this project possible.  First of all to the musicians:  Johnny, Greg, Robbie, Kyle, Ted, Jack, Tommy Wanderlich on the clarinet work and Mollie Busta with vocals and Josh Szymczak on fiddle for Daddy's Hands.  Janek Dycha, Marysia Dycha, Bernie Gora for  help with lyrics, Nicole Regnier for French lyrics, Joe Rodgers for "Polka Playin' Fool" lyrics, Ted Szymanski for help with band practice, Don Pieczynski from IV Stallions in Cheektowaga NY, Steve Wingrove of Alder Creek Music in N. Tonawanda, NY for fixing my sax on the go, Joanie & Louie Foltarz for doing mail runs and band van maintenance, Gary Rhamy and Ted Lange for going the "extra mile."  Now a big thank you to the Special Friends that have helped me with the production of this CD:  Eugene Swick, John & Dottie Margavitz, Florece Steffen, Helen Baier, Adam & Angela Biskup, Andy Nessner, Dr. Sat Saggu, Bill & Pamela Moote, John and Barbara Bialczyk and Burnie & Elaine Klin. 

In 2008 John and the band were recognized by the IPA (International Polka Association) and won awards for the “CD of the Year” for their recording BULLETPROOF POLKAS and IPA “ Song of the Year” for the song “Kiss of Fire”. "Bulletproof Polkas" CD is also nominated for the JUST PLAIN FOLKS MUSIC AWARDS.

The John Gora Band has received Grammy Nominations for 4 of it's past CD releases: in 1998 for "Duty Free Polkas"; 2000 for "Follow Me"; in 2004 for "Pangora's Box"; and in 2007 for "Bulletproof Polkas." To date the band has recorded 8 CD's and is currently touring and promoting this year's CD release "Polka Playin Fool".
Rafting the Dunajec River with John Góra
August 2015
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Na zdrowie!
John Góra and Górale at the Roncesvalles Polish Festival
PACE Award
Puka Jasiu
What a Wonderful World!
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John celebrated his most recent (2015) birthday with family and friends in Kraków. Sto lat, Jan!
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