Bruce Cockburn (pronounced “coe-burn”), “If a Tree Falls.” From his 1989 album, “Big Circumstance.”
The star-studded evening at Toronto’s Roy Thomson Hall is a chance for the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada to celebrate the best the Canadian music scene has to offer.
Cockburn, who has had a 35-year career that produced hits such as Wonderin’ Where the Lions Are and If I Had a Rocket Launcher, will be presented with the SOCAN Lifetime Achievement Award.
Musician Bruce Cockburn gets the lifetime achievement award after 35 years as a singer-songwriter. (Canadian Press) A Canadian Music Hall of Fame member and 12-time Juno award-winner, Cockburn will be serenaded by Serena Ryder as part of the ceremony.
He’s been around for 35 years, and I don’t have any of his stuff in my library? How did that happen?
Tip of the old scrub brush to Jim Stanley.
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