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Bruce Cockburn in Studio on World Cafe - 11/08/2005

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Bruce Cockburn Adopts an Instrumental Approach

Bruce Cockburn Adopts an Instrumental Approach

Bruce Cockburn in Studio on World Cafe - 11/08/2005

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Set List

Songs Bruce Cockburn plays for 'World Cafe':

  • "Going to the Country"
  • "Mighty Trucks at Midnight"
  • "Rouler Sa Bosse"
  • Tell the Universe"

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.

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For Speechless, Cockburn stretched his already expansive skills, injecting the blues into the record with songs like "King Kong Goes to Tallahassee." He co-produced the album with T Bone Burnett, along with Cockburn's fellow Canadian guitarist and singer Colin Linden.

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