David Gordon's new one-man show is a thought-provoking and progressive musical commentary on the importance of compassion, courage, generosity, taking action, believing in the future, and hope.
Singing My Heart Out is a diverse collection of songs with a definite point of view about slavery, poverty, lying politicians, nuclear bombs, refugees, war, Mexican farm workers, building a wall, and how to stay sane.
Actually the word "diverse" is an understatement for this eclectic playlist.
The music spans a century and a half (1852-2016) and includes powerful songs by Stephen Foster, Woody Guthrie, Yip Harburg, Fred Hellerman, Pete Seeger, Si Kahn, David Wilcox, and John McCutcheon, plus current writers like Tom Waits, John Flynn, Louise Mosrie, and Anaïs Mitchell. Video excerpts. Audience comments.
The Washington Post has called David Gordon "an irresistable performer." He's a life-long troubadour whose compelling voice, keen sense of drama, and wacky humor have charmed audiences worldwide for more than 40 years.
David's international performing and recording career reaches from Bach to bluegrass, from grand opera to jazz, from Mozart to songs of the Oregon Trail. Read more here...
David Lives in historic Jacksonville, Oregon with his wife, author and artist Ginna Gordon.