Copy into your RSS Reader
Copy into your Podcast App
Pete Seeger in New York City. 2009.
February 1, 2014 Scott Simon hosts a special concert, recorded in 2005, with interviews and performances by Seeger and a cast of gifted artists. Participants include Judy Collins, Ani DiFranco, Bruce Cockburn, Bernice Johnson Reagon, Natalie Merchant, Janis Ian, Holly Near and more.
Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage
March 18, 2013 The Canadian singer-songwriter plays a few political tunes during his 13th appearance on Mountain Stage.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/174635063/174635619" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
Left to right: Aimee Mann, Sheryl Crow, Suzanne Vega.
January 23, 2012 For World Cafe's 20th anniversary, a look at archival interviews with '90s-era singer-songwriters, including Bruce Cockburn, Sting, Sheryl Crow, Aimee Mann and Suzanne Vega.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/141079434/141079512" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
Bruce Cockburn recently performed on World Cafe.
Kevin Kelly/Courtesy of the artist
April 12, 2011 On his 31st album, Small Source of Comfort, Cockburn blends folk, blues and jazz. Hear him talk about his new record and the inspiration behind the songs with host David Dye.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/135343855/135341603" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
Singer-songwriter Bruce Cockburn's 31st album is called Small Source of Comfort.
Courtesy of the artist
March 12, 2011 The veteran Canadian singer-songwriter's new album, Small Source of Comfort, runs the gamut from satire to lament — recounting a military funeral in one song while imagining the reincarnation of Richard Nixon on another.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/134465686/134508235" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
November 26, 2008 Songwriter, composer and guitarist Bruce Cockburn takes listeners on a brief career overview in a live performance recorded at New York's legendary Town Hall. Already a member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, Cockburn is one of the most heralded and awarded musicians in his native Canada, having won numerous Juno awards and reached gold and platinum sales on multiple releases.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/97537869/97518684" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
December 1, 2006 FolkAlley.com, an Internet folk-music service produced by NPR station WKSU in Kent, Ohio, specializes in a blend of contemporary and traditional singer/songwriters, Americana, roots, Celtic, bluegrass, world music and more. Here's a look at Folk Alley's picks for the best albums of 2006.
December 25, 2005 Canadian musician Bruce Cockburn made a name for himself as a folk rocker unafraid to speak out on human rights and environmental issues. But he lets the music do the talking on a new CD of instrumentals called Speechless.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/5065208/5068940" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
November 8, 2005 Bruce Cockburn's guitar prowess has won the Canadian singer-songwriter fans across international borders. His latest record capitalizes on that trend — by being entirely instrumental. To help pull the album off, Cockburn turned to legendary producer T-Bone Burnett.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/4992518/4992535" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
August 8, 2003 New music from Bruce Cockburn; Norah Jones' songwriter Jesse Harris; Dreamy Brazilian pop from Celso Fonseca; Violin virtuoso Andrew Bird; New bluegrass from Blue Highway; Post punk from New York's Interpol. Featured Artist: Barry and Holly Tashian.
NPR thanks our sponsors
Become an NPR sponsor