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Welcome to my website,I hope you are well. Here you will find some of my music , some videos and some info about upcoming concerts.Scroll down the page for a weekly poem...

I am a singer and a songwriter, sometimes a poet, always a lover of singing and tunes of all sorts ,wierd and wonderful. I have the privilege of living for music.
Recently I met an old school friend who told me he spotted instantly at a school concert in 1987 that I was destined to be a struggling musician all my born days.
It took me much longer to spot that but I know now.
Over many years I have been recording songs that I've written and the odd (and peculiar) traditional song.
I've been blessed with many musical comrades. Including Edel Sullivan, Paul Frost, Martin Leahy (the most regular Skylarks!) but also Brid Dunne, Geoff Ward,Johnny Walsh, Tony Mac Carthy,Fiona Kelleher, Deirdre,Cathriona, Catherine and Paul og Frost,Kevin Murphy,John Spillane, Annette Buckley, Karan Casey, Stella Rodrigues,Nicky Kirwan, Mick Cummins, Tony O' Flaherty and others.
The next musical adventure will be 17th August at Levis' Ballydehob and then Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast on 31st Aug.More details and dates to be added...


GOOD NEWS FOR DIGITAL SHOPPERS
Our digital downloads page (secure as any apple) which was thought lost was not after all lost and you can click this link to visit it and get yourself some downloadable songs from all of the albums.All through paypal and guaranteed secure.

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For venues that would like to book a concert, including House and Home concerts please send details of your request to:
gerwolfe@gerwolfe.com

All of Ger's CD's can be purchased here by a very quick mail order service and with total security through PAYPAL at our Online Store Thank you for supporting Independent Music makers like Ger.

Thanks for supporting our truly independent record label.The music is also available at selected record stores, support your local shop! .Some downloads are available from iTunes download store by clicking on this link Ger Wolfe - I Have Been Loved


Here is a review of the newest record, from Colm O' Hare, HOTPRESS.

I Have Been Loved-Review in HOTPRESS

With his gentle, yearning folk melodies and easy-going voice, Cork's Ger Wolfe has been creating understated but carefully crafted vignettes since his 1998 debut. He continues in that vein on his seventh album with ten new songs, exquisitely performed, arranged and recorded. It's difficult to pick out highlights; such is the even quality of the tunes, not to mention the stellar playing from a large cast.

The current single, 'Shine Down Warmly' is, as the title suggests, a sun-kissed, laid back number which gently weaves it's melodic magic, with wonderfully evocative lyrics: 'The flowers take a notion, let their petals dance a jig, the sky pours out a potion and the river takes a swig' 'When I was hungry' boasts a lovely brass arrangement, lyrical honesty and hopeful sentiments.

Elsewhere, melancholia and regret inform songs such as 'I Have Been Loved' and 'It's all dark' but their lovely melodies overcome the stark subject matter. Homelessness is the subject of 'Tell All The Lies' where the protagonist lies in the 'backstreet cardboard box and concrete'.

It's not all low-key and somber however; the tempo is raised on 'They Dance When It Rains' which boasts a more rhythmic, almost reggae-lite backdrop while 'A New October Daughter' rings in the changing of the seasons, the dark days ahead and 'The comfort of your feather bed.'Sublime.

Colm O' Hare
Uploaded 2016.

NEW VIDEO-Subscribe to Ger on Youtube
We have a new song up on YOUTUBE which you can follow by clicking this link;
www.youtube.com/watch?v=PdMjZRR_Y6k
You can subscribe to the youtube channel here below for updates and new song videos.


Submitted 2018

RADIO DOCUMENTARY !! 'Gentle genius,forgotten poet'
A Podcast is still available of the specially commissioned documentary 'Gentle Genius, Forgotten Poet' made about Ger and his life in music. This production by Linda Geraghty of Little Oak Productions recieved great praise and features Ger speaking about the music and many people including musicians Christy Moore and John Spillane and radio presenter and music enthusiast John Creedon.

Also featured near the end of the show is 'One star left in the window' as played live at what was once the Lobby Bar with Edel Sullivan and Paul Frost earlier in 2011.

You can now listen to the entire show by going to this link Documentary
Documentary on RTE Radio


Updated February 2017.


Updated June 2018

Poem for the month



Learning to breathe


Tricky business,
the tightrope tilt and form-less lilt
of learning to live on this tide of air
oxygen battling the toxic absence of itself
each lung and bronchiole and alveole
each particle and skinfold
processing in the factory ship of life
each parcel of O
to give the blood life
To give your heart Hope
O the Miracle


(C)Ger Wolfe 2018

NEW SINGLE
NEW ALBUM
Raggedy Records © 2017 Ger Wolfe