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Bruce Cockburn

voc, g, *1945 CA, Ottawa
Singer / Musician / Songwriter of Rock, Folk and World
A.k.a. Bruce Douglas Cockburn OC

Bruce Douglas Cockburn OC (/ˈkoʊbərn/; born May 27, 1945) is a Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist. His song styles range from folk to jazz-influenced rock and his lyrics cover a broad range of topics that reveal a passion for human rights, environmental issues, politics and spirituality.Cockburn has written more than 300 songs on thirty albums over a career spanning 40 years. Twenty Cockburn records have received a Canadian gold or platinum certification as of 2013, and he has sold nearly one million albums in Canada alone.

     
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Guitar
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Harmonica
Genres
  • Rock
  • Folk
  • World
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Wondering Where The Lions Are on Waiting For A Miracle by Bruce Cockburn
Foxglove on Speechless by Bruce Cockburn
Going To The Country on Bruce Cockburn by Bruce Cockburn
Lovers In A Dangerous Time on Stealing Fire by Bruce Cockburn
Pacing The Cage on The Charity Of Night by Bruce Cockburn
Last Night Of The World on Breakfast In New Orleans Dinner In Timbuktu by Bruce Cockburn
If I Had A Rocket Launcher on Stealing Fire by Bruce Cockburn
Night Train on The Charity Of Night by Bruce Cockburn
I Saw Three Ships on Christmas by Bruce Cockburn
The End of All Rivers on Speechless by Bruce Cockburn

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Bone On BoneBruce Cockburn2017Album
Live At The Rainbow Music Hall DenverBruce Cockburn2015Album
Rumours Of GloryBruce Cockburn2014Album
Pacing The Cage - The Feature DocumentaryBruce Cockburn2013Album
Small Source Of ComfortBruce Cockburn2011Album
Slice O LifeBruce Cockburn2009Album
Life Short Call NowBruce Cockburn2006Album
Different When It Comes To YouBruce Cockburn2006Album
Full HouseBruce Cockburn2005Album
Selections From SpeechlessBruce Cockburn2005Album
SpeechlessBruce Cockburn2005Compil.
Bruce CockburnBruce Cockburn2004Compil.
A Conversation With CockburnBruce Cockburn2003Album
You've Never Seen EverythingBruce Cockburn2003Album
OpenBruce Cockburn2003Single
Anything Anytime Anywhere - Singles 1979-2002Bruce Cockburn2002Compil.
My BeatBruce Cockburn2002Single
Breakfast In New Orleans, Dinner In TimbuktuBruce Cockburn1999Album
Last Night Of The WorldBruce Cockburn1999Single
When You Give It AwayBruce Cockburn1999Single
Pacing The CageBruce Cockburn1997Single
You Pay Your Money And You Take Your ChanceBruce Cockburn1997Album
The Whole Night SkyBruce Cockburn1997Album
Night TrainBruce Cockburn1997Single
The Charity Of NightBruce Cockburn1996Album
Dart To The HeartBruce Cockburn1994Album
Burden of the Angel/BeastBruce Cockburn1994Album
1994 Bruce Cockburn Christmas SamplerBruce Cockburn1994Album
Listen For The LaughBruce Cockburn1994Single
Selections from ChristmasBruce Cockburn1993Album
ChristmasBruce Cockburn1993Album
Christmas Party Featuring Lou Reed & Other FriendsBruce Cockburn1993Album
Somebody Touched MeBruce Cockburn1992Single
Nothing But A Burning LightBruce Cockburn1991Album
Great Big LoveBruce Cockburn1991Single
Bruce CockburnBruce Cockburn1991Album
Nothing But A Burning Light - The Radio SpecialBruce Cockburn1991Album
A Dream Like MineBruce Cockburn1991Single
LiveBruce Cockburn1990Album
Focus Tracks From Bruce Cockburn LiveBruce Cockburn1990Album
If A Tree Falls (A Collection Of His Greatest Songs)Bruce Cockburn1990Compil.
Big CircumstanceBruce Cockburn1989Album
Shipwrecked At The Stable DoorBruce Cockburn1989Single
If I Had A Rocket Launcher - LiveBruce Cockburn1989Single
Don't Feel Your TouchBruce Cockburn1989Single
If A Tree FallsBruce Cockburn1988Single
Stolen LandBruce Cockburn1987Album
Waiting For A MiracleBruce Cockburn1987Single
Waiting For A Miracle, Singles 1970-1987Bruce Cockburn1987Compil.
The World Of Bruce CockburnBruce Cockburn1986Album
See How I Miss YouBruce Cockburn1986Single
Call It DemocracyBruce Cockburn1985Single
World Of WondersBruce Cockburn1985Album
People See Through YouBruce Cockburn1985Single
Rumours Of GloryBruce Cockburn1985Compil.
If I Had A Rocket LauncherBruce Cockburn1984Single
Stealing FireBruce Cockburn1984Album
The King Biscuit Flower Hour - Air Date: November 18, 1984Lou Reed / Bruce Cockburn1984Single
Lovers In A Dangerous TimeBruce Cockburn1984Single
Peggy's Kitchen Wall/To Raise The Morning StarBruce Cockburn1984Single
Rumours Of GloryBruce Cockburn1984Album
Making Contact / If I Had A Rocket LauncherBruce Cockburn1984Single
Waiting For The MoonBruce Cockburn1983Single
Candy Man`s GoneBruce Cockburn1983Single
The Trouble With NormalBruce Cockburn1983Album
The Coldest Night Of The Year / Joy Will Find A WayBruce Cockburn1982Single
The Trouble With Normal / Cala LunaBruce Cockburn1982Single
Radio ShoesBruce Cockburn1981Single
You Pay Your Money And You Take Your ChanceBruce Cockburn1981Single
Inner City FrontBruce Cockburn1981Album
ResumeBruce Cockburn1981Compil.
And We Dance / Justice / The Coldest Night Of The YearBruce Cockburn1981Single
Mummy DustBruce Cockburn1981Compil.
Bruce Cockburn Radio SpecialBruce Cockburn1980Album
I'm Okay (Fascist Architecture) / How I Spent My Fall VacationBruce Cockburn1980Single
TokyoBruce Cockburn1980Single
Selected Cuts From U.S. 1980 TourBruce Cockburn1980Album
RCA Special Radio Series: Volume IIBruce Cockburn1980Album
Rumours Of GloryBruce Cockburn1980Single
HumansBruce Cockburn1980Album
Dancing In The Dragon's JawsBruce Cockburn1979Album
Wondering Where The Lions AreBruce Cockburn1979Single
LaughterBruce Cockburn1978Single
Further Adventures OfBruce Cockburn1978Album
Circles In The StreamBruce Cockburn1977Album
Free To BeBruce Cockburn1977Single
In The Falling DarkBruce Cockburn1976Album
Joy Will Find A WayBruce Cockburn1975Album
BurnBruce Cockburn1975Single
Salt, Sun And TimeBruce Cockburn1974Album
Night VisionBruce Cockburn1973Album
Mama Just Wants To Barrelhouse All Night LongBruce Cockburn1973Single
Canadian Tour 1972Bruce Cockburn1972Compil.
High Winds White SkyBruce Cockburn1971Album
Up On The HillsideBruce Cockburn1971Single
Sunwheel DanceBruce Cockburn1971Album
One Day I WalkBruce Cockburn1971Single
It's Going Down SlowBruce Cockburn1971Single
Bruce CockburnBruce Cockburn1970Album
Musical FriendsBruce Cockburn1970Single
Going To The CountryBruce Cockburn1970Single
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