With a career that has spanned four decades producing an acclaimed body of work that has sold over 7 million copies worldwide, Bruce Cockburn continues to be revered by fans and fellow musicians alike as one of the most important songwriters of his generation.
As both a songwriter and a guitarist, Bruce is considered among the world's most coveted live performers. The New York Times called him a "virtuoso on guitar," while Acoustic Guitar magazine placed him in the esteemed company of Andrés Segovia, Bill Frisell and Django Reinhardt.
Cockburn's songs have been covered by such diverse and talented artists as Elbow, Jimmy Buffett, Judy Collins, Anne Murray, Chet Atkins, k.d. lang, Barenaked Ladies, and the Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia.
His most recent album Bone on Bone won Bruce his 13th Juno Award in Canada for Top Contemporary Folk Album of the Year.
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