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Bruce Cockburn is a Canadian folk/rock guitarist and singer/songwriter. He has recorded an immense volume of work, and has written songs in styles ranging from folk to jazz-influenced to rock and roll.More about Bruce Cockburn.
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Toronto Royal Conservatory of Music
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- He had made his first solo appearance at the Mariposa Folk Festival in 1967, and was the headliner when Neil Young cancelled in order to appear at Woodstock. In 1970 he released his first, self-titled, solo album. Bruce Cockburn's phenomenal guitar work and songwriting skills won him an enthusiastic following. His early work sparkles with rural and nautical imagery.
- Through the 1980s Cockburn's songwriting became first more urban, later more global, and then, ultimately and most famously, more politicized: he became heavily involved with progressive causes.
- In 2002 Bruce Cockburn released his first official greatest hits collection, Anything Anytime Anywhere: Singles 1979-2002 (although his previously published material had been collected in several albums: Resume, Mummy Dust, and Waiting for a Miracle).In 2002 Cockburn released his first official greatest hits collection, Anything Anytime Anywhere: Singles 1979-2002 (although his previously published material had been collected in several albums: Resume, Mummy Dust, and Waiting for a Miracle).
- In January 2003 Bruce Cockburn finished recording his 27th album, You've Never Seen Everything, which features contributions from Emmylou Harris, Jackson Browne, Sam Phillips, Sarah Harmer, Hugh Marsh, Jonell Mosser, Larry Taylor and Steven Hodges. (Taylor and Hodges are known for their work with Tom Waits).
Bruce Cockburn performed a powerful set at the Live 8 concert in Barrie, Ontario, on July 2, 2005. An instrumental compilation of both new and previously released material, titled Speechless, was released on October 24, 2005. His 29th album, Life Short Call Now, was released on July 18, 2006. Check out the vast collection of Bruce Cockburn songs. Today, Bruce Cockburn continues to excite music fans across North America/UK. Don't wait, order your Bruce Cockburn Tickets today!