ALBUMS:
-- Compilations --


This list includes compilations and other packaging of Bruce's recordings.
*listed alphabetically by title*



Various Artists: A Canadian Celebration of the Band

Released:November 16 2010
CD:
Tunes: Sleeping [with Blue Rodeo]
Chest Fever [with Ian Thornley]




Various Artists: Acoustic Edge -- Great Acoustic Music of the '90s

Released:1995
CD: Rhino R2 8122-71969-2
Tunes: Southland of the Heart (4:51)
Note: Same recording as on Dart To The Heart.




Various Artists: Advent 25th Birthday CD Sampler

Released: 1996
CD: Advent 098-24086
Tunes: A Dream Like Mine (3:53)
Note: Promotional CD. Same recording as on Nothing But A Burning Light.




Various Artists: Artists for the Algonquin

Released: 14 June 2008
CD:
Tunes: Stolen Land (3:53)
Note: This various artists benefit CD contains 19 tracks. Bruce contributed Stolen Land. CDs can be ordered by contacting Ellen at Leopard Frog Studio (lfrog at kingston dot net).




Various Artists: At the Barricades

Released: 2007
CD: http://cdbaby.com/cd/lowaterkeeper
Tunes: Beautiful Creatures (3:53)
Note: http://www.waterkeeper.ca/barricades/tracks.php
The At the Barricades Series is a three-year project merging the efforts of Lake Ontario Waterkeeper and producer Chris Brown. At the Barricades: Volume 2 will be released in 2008 and Volume 3 will be released in 2009.




Various Artists: Babes 4 Breasts

Released: 2014
CD:
Tunes: Isn't That What Friends Are For?




Various Artists: Beautiful: A Tribute To Gordon Lightfoot

Released: 2003
CD: 2003 Borealis Recording Company Ltd./NorthernBlues Music, Inc.
Tunes: Ribbon of Darkness




Various Artists: Bernie Finklestein's Greatest Hits

Released: 1980
LP: True North TN-13
Tunes: Wondering Where The Lions Are (studio version)
Note: A collection of performances by True North artists. There were only 1,000 copies of this album made, making it one of the rarest Bruce Cockburn albums.




Various Artists: Best of Mountain Stage, Vol. 3

Released: 1992
CD: Blue Plate BPM 003CD, 9281-3-4
Tunes: Waiting for a Miracle (6:08)
Note: Live recording. Same performance as Up Front! Canadians Live From Mountain Stage.




Various Artists: Cabaret Nicaragua

Released: 1987
LP: Sticky Records Gum-15 (Sticky Records PO Box 176, Glasgow. UK. G11 5YJ Phone: +44 1698 207230)
Tunes:
Lord of the Starfields (3:22)
Berlin Tonight (6:29)
Nicaragua (5:35)
Note: Live recordings from the Greenbelt Festival. Tape produced by the Greenbelt Festival magazine.
Greenbelt Festivals Ltd
All Hallows on the Wall
83 London Wall
London EC2M 5ND




Various Artists: Christmas At Home

Released: 1999
CD: EMI Canada
Tunes: Mary Had A Baby
Note: The same version as on the Christmas album.




Various Artists: The Cities' Sampler, Vol. 6 : KTCZ-FM

Released: 1994
CD: KTCZ-FM (Minneapolis/St. Paul) 97.1FM - Limited Edition
Tunes: Tie Me at the Crossroads (2:49)
Note: Live recording from in-studio broadcasts. Proceeds benefited the Minnesota Food Shelf Association.




album cover Various Artists: Columbia Records Radio Hour, Vol. 1

Released: 1995
CD: Columbia CK 66466
Tunes:
Lord of the Starfields (3:26) Bruce Cockburn and Rob Wasserman.
Lovers in a Dangerous Time (4:10) Bruce Cockburn and Rob Wasserman.
Cry of a Tiny Babe (7:43) Bruce Cockburn/Rob Wasserman/Lou Reed/Roseanne Cash.
Note: Live recording from in-studio broadcasts.




album cover Various Artists: Columbia Records Radio Hour, Vol. 2

Released: 1996
CD: Columbia CK 67498
Tunes:
If I Had a Rocket Launcher (6:12) Bruce Cockburn with Yissou N'Dour.
Chimes of Freedom (4:44) Yissou N'Dour with Bruce Cockburn.
Goin' Back to Georgia (4:26) Nanci Griffith with Bruce Cockburn.
Note: Live recording from in-studio broadcasts.




Various Artists: Concerts for a Landmine Free World

Released: 2000
CD:
Tunes: The Mines of Mozambique
Note: Compiled from benefit concerts (acoustic performances) held in December 1999 and 2000 in California and Canada.


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Various Artists: Cooking Vinyl 1990 Spring Sampler

Released: 1990
12" Single: Cooking Vinyl ???
Tunes: Wondering Where the Lions Are (5:19)

Note: Live recording. Same performance as on the CD Bruce Cockburn Live.




Various Artists: Cooking Vinyl Sampler Vol. 1

Released: 1993
CD: GRILLCD004 (CD, UK, May 1993)
Tunes: Rumours of Glory (5:59)




Various Artists: Cooking Vinyl Sampler, Vol.6

Released: 1997
CD: Cooking Vinyl GRILL CD-10
Tunes: Rumours of Glory (6:04)
Note: Live recording. Same performance as on the CD Bruce Cockburn Live.




Various Artists: Cooking Vinyl Delicatessen 4

Released: 2002
CD: Cooking Vinyl GRILL CD 019
Tunes: My Beat (recording time unknown)
Note: Same performance as on the CD Anything Anytime Anywhere.




Various Artists: Cooking Vinyl Hootenanny

Released: June 1990
CD: Cooking Vinyl GRILL003/GRILLCD003
Tunes: See How I Miss You (4.02)
Note: The CD has five more tracks and a different track order, than the album (Hootenanny LP). It was also issued on a double CD together with the Oysterband's Freedom and Rain (Cooking Vinyl COOKCDX 031).




Various Artists: Cooking Vinyl - Songs in the Key of

Released: 2002
CD: Cooking Vinyl GRILLCD020 (CD, UK, 2002)
Tunes: If a Tree Falls (5.42)




Various Artists: Dancing Alone - Songs of William Hawkins

Released: 2008
CD: True North Records - #TND 519
Tunes: The Trains Don't Go Here Anymore (3:23)
Note: This 22 double CD contains Bruce's version of The Trains Don't Go Here Anymore. Scheduled for release in 2008. Bill has an association with Bruce since the mid-1960s from his days at Le Hibou in Ottawa. The CD is available here for pre-sale on the True North Label. .




Various Artists: Festival des politischen Liedes - Die Achtziger

Released: 1985
CD:
Tunes: Nicaragua




Various Artists: A Different Kind of Chrsitmas

Released: 1994
CD: Risky Business (Sony) AK-66386
Tunes: Mary Had a Baby (4:43)

Note: Same recording as on Christmas.




Various Artists: Earth Day 1996

Released: 1993
CD: HMV Canada Earth-1991 ES 26594
Tunes: If a Tree Falls (5:43)
Note: Same recording as on Big Circumstance.




Various Artists: Edmonton Folk Music Festival, Vol. 1

Released: 1997
CD: ??
Tunes: If a Tree Falls recording time unknown
Note: Recorded during the 1994 Edmonton Folk Festival.




Various Artists: Folk Scene Collection

Released: 1998
CD: KPFK ???
Tunes: Pacing the Cage (4:35)
Note: An in-studio recording from Roz & Howard Larman's show Folk Scene.




Various Artists: Friday Morning Quarterback Sampler

Released: 1996
CD: Rykodisc ???
Tunes: Night Train (6:14)
Note: Promotional CD. Same recording as on The Charity of Night.




album cover Various Artists: Happy Xmas

Released: 1993
CD: Columbia (Germany) COL-475620-2
Tunes:
O Little Town of Bethlehem (3:38)
Silent Night (4:10)
Note: Same recordings as on Christmas.




Various Artists: Honor the Earth

Released: 1996
CD: Daemon Records 19012
Tunes: Wise Users (7:23) - acoustic version.
Note: 2-CD set.




Various Artists: If a Tree Falls

Released: 1996
CD: Earth Beat! 72495; Rhino ???
Tunes: If a Tree Falls (5:41)
Note: Same recording as on Big Circumstance.




album cover Various Artists: In Their Own Words, Vol. 2

Released: 1996
LP & CD: Razor & Tie 2824-2
Tunes:
Intro (0:35)
Silver Wheels (4:54)
Note: Live recording.

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Various Artists: In The Spirit of Crazy Horse - Songs For Leonard Peltier

Released: 1993
CD: Four Winds Trading Company - (July 24, 2001)
Tunes: Stolen Land Note: This CD is by various artists who have contributed their songs for this cause ( 1992 ).




album cover Various Artists: John Martyn, Bruce Cockburn, Nick Drake

Released: 1990
LP:
Tunes:
Coldest Night of the Year
Free To Be
Tokyo
Homme Brûlant
Note: Italian compilation of album tracks from these three artists.




Various Artists: KBCO: Studio C, Volume 2

Released: 1993(?)
CD: ???
Tunes: Kit Carson (3:47)
Note: All tracks recorded live exclusively for KBCO studios. Live recording from March 11, 1992.




Various Artists: KFGO: LIVE FROM THE ARCHIVES 4

Released: 1997
CD:
Tunes: Lovers in a Dangerous Time ( )
Note: Recorded live in KFOG Studio "E", January 7, 1997 for KFOG's "Pull the Plug".
http://www.kfog.com/music/lfta/volume4.asp




Various Artists: KINK Live

Released: 1998
CD: ??
Tunes: Joy Will Find a Way (4:09)
Note: Live studio recording.




Various Artists: KINK Live 3

Released: 2000
CD:
Tunes: Last Night of the World
Note: Live studio recording.




Various Artists: KGSR Broadcasts Vol. 3

Released: 1995
CD: Austin TX Radio Station KGSR 107.1
Tunes: Tibetan Side of Town recording time unknown
Note: Live recording from in-studio broadcasts.




Various Artists: KGSR Broadcasts Vol. 8

Released: 2000
CD: Austin TX Radio Station KGSR 107.1
Tunes: Pacing the Cage recording time unknown
Note: Live recording from in-studio broadcasts.




Various Artists: KSCA - Live from the Music Hall

Released: 1995
CD: Los Angeles CA Radio Station KSCA
Tunes: Wondering Where the Lions Are (recording time unknown)
Note: Live recording from in-studio broadcasts.




Various Artists: Kumbaya 1994 (radio show)

Released: 1994
CD: Columbia 80206
Tunes: Wake Up Willie (3:03)





Various Artists: Let Us in Americana - The Music of Paul McCartney

Released: June 2013
CD:
Tunes: Fool on the Hill (song by Paul McCartney) ()
Note: http://www.amazon.com/Let-Us-Americana-Music-Paul/dp/B00CM9JM2Y/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1374244649&sr=8-1&keywords=let+us+in+americana+the+music+of+paul+mccartney




Various Artists: Life's a Picnic with Rykodisc

Released: 1997
CD: Rykodisc
Tunes:
Pacing the Cage (live)
Night Train
Note: Promotional release.




Various Artists: Live at the World Cafe, Vol. 2

Released: 1996
CD: World Cafe 9502
Tunes: Open Arms (4:23) - Duet with Patty Larkin.
Note: Live recording from in studio broadcasts. This album is now out of print.




Various Artists: Live at the World Cafe, Vol. 6

Released: 1997
CD: World Cafe 9706
Tunes: Wondering Where the Lions Are (3:56)
Note: Live recording from in studio broadcasts.




Various Artists: Live Cuts

Released: 1987?
CD: Epic ???
Tunes: Mama Just Wants to Barrelhouse All Night Long (6:24)
Note: Same recording as on Waiting For A Miracle.




Various Artists: Living Oceans Society Benefit CD

Released: 2002
CD:
Tunes: All The Diamonds (recording time unknown)
Note: www.livingoceans.org/cd_detail.htm




Various Artists: Mental Sound Sketch

Released: 1993
LP: Sony SRCL 2800
Tunes: Song for Touring Around the Stars (Hoshimeguri No Uta) (recording time unknown)
Note:This album is a tribute to the late Japanese poet and author Kenji Miyazawa. Bruce's track is the only non-Japanese track.




Various Artists: Nina Gerber Live

Released: July 10, 2007
CD: Goatscape Music
Tunes: Closer to the Light
Note: This was performed at the Kate Wolf Memorial Festival in Laytonville.




album cover Various Artists: Oh What a Feeling

Released: 1996
CD: CARAS ???
Tunes:
If I Had a Rocket Launcher (4:59)
Tears are not Enough (4:23)
Note: 4-CD compilation of materials by Canadian artists.
"If I Had a Rocket Launcher" is from the album Stealing Fire.
"Tears are not Enough" is from the benefit album We Are the World. This boxed set was compiled by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS).




Various Artists: One Voice Anniversary CD

Released: 2009
CD: Double CD
Tunes: Waiting For A Miracle
Note: A magical double CD set of inspiration and celebration from some of Canada’s top names in music, created to help raise funds for The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF)




Various Artists: On the Mountain 8

Released: 2002
CD:
Tunes: Lovers in a Dangerous Time




Various Artists: ONXRT Vol. 2

Released: 1994
CD: Chicago House 83333 00022
Tunes: If I Had a Rocket Launcher (4:55)
Note: Live recording.
The performance of "If I Had a Rocket Launcher" is the same as on the CD single Burden of the Angel/Beast - (1994, Columbia CSK 6134).




Various Artists: Orphans of God

Released: 1996
CD:Fingerprint 9601
Tunes: Strong Hand of Love (3:11)
Note: This is the same recording as on Strong Hand of Love.




album cover Various Artists: Ottawa Folklore Center 25 Anniversary CD

Released: 2002
CD:
Tunes: Pacing The Cage
Note: It's a fund raiser for The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Community Research Initiative at Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Science Centre in Toronto. You can order from:
OFC Music
The Ottawa Folklore Centre Ltd.
1111 Bank St., Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1S 3X4
(613)730-2887 Fax (613)730-2257
Toll Free Across N. America
1-800-385-FOLK (3655)




Various Artists: Over Canada

Released: 1999
CD:
Tunes: Train in the Rain (3:41)
Note: Same recording as on Dart To The Heart.
Video, DVD, CD available at www.overcanada.com.



Various Artists: Peace Songs

Released: 2003
CD: 2 disc [Canadian version] - Sony Music Canada Inc
Tunes: It's Going Down Slow



Various Artists: Radio Daze: Pop Hits of the Eighties Vol. 2

Released: 1995
CD: Rhino R2-71891
Tunes: Wondering Where the Lions Are (3:42)
Note: Same recording as on Dancing In The Dragon's Jaws.




Various Artists: Ralph Lauren's Songs Across America

Released: 1995
CD: Sony A 26495
Tunes: Actions Speak Louder (2:59)
Note: This is out of print.
Same recording as on Nothing But A Burning Light.




Various Artists:The Rough Guide to the Music of Canada

Released: 2003
CD: World Music Network
Tunes: Creation Dream ( )
Note: Buy it at Amazon.




Various Artists: Rykodisc 15th Anniversary Acoustic Cafe Sampler

Released: 1999
CD: Rykodisc VRCD9901
Tunes: The Whole Night Sky (3:45)
Note: Promotional CD. Live recording.




Various Artists: Sampler

Released: 1992
CD: Columbia EK47304
Tunes: Kit Carson (4:12)
Note: Same recording as on Nothing But A Burning Light.




Various Artists: The Six Sessions

Released: 2010
CD:
Tunes: If I Had a Rocket Launcher
Note: Paul Harvey Presents The Six Sessions




Various Artists: Soft Rock

Released: 1996?
CD: Sony ???
Tunes: A Dream Like Mine (3:53)
Note: Same recordings as on Nothing But A Burning Light.




album cover Various Artists: Sony Deep 6

Released: 1994
CD: Columbia/Epic CSK 6065
Tunes:
Listen for the Laugh (4:07)
Bone in My Ear (3:46)
Love Loves You Too (4:14)
Note: Same recordings as on Dart To the Heart.




Various Artists: Sowing the Seeds - The 10th Anniversary of Appleseed Recordings (2CD)

Released: 11 September 2007
CD:
Tunes: Turn Turn Turn ( )
Note: Sowing the Seeds - The 10th Anniversary is Appleseed's first sampler and captures many of the label's highlights, as well as nine new tracks recorded specifically for this birthday celebration. The 2-CD set is split into two "themed" discs of new and old songs by a veritable Who's Who of socially aware musicians.




Various Artists: Stanley, Son of Theodore: Yet Another Alternative Music Sampler

Released: 1992
CD: Columbia EK47304
Tunes: Kit Carson (4:12)
Note: Same recording as on Nothing But A Burning Light.




Various Artists: Strait Tapes, Vol. 1

Released: 1987
LP: or Cassette:
Tunes: In the Falling Dark (4:51)
Note: Same recording as on In The Falling Dark.
Tape produced by the Greenbelt Festival magazine. This album can be ordered from: Greenbelt Festivals
The Greenhouse
St. Luke's Church
Hillmarton Road
London N7 9JE
Update: More info and graphics from here.




Various Artists: Strait Tapes, Vol. III

Released: 1988
Cassette: ??
Tunes: Dancing In The Dragon's Jaws (recording time unknown)
Note: Same recording as on Dancing In The Dragonsjaws.
Tape produced by the Greenbelt Festival magazine. This album can be ordered from: Greenbelt Festivals
The Greenhouse
St. Luke's Church
Hillmarton Road
London N7 9JE




Various Artists: Strong Hand of Love

Released: 1995
CD: Epic-Word EK 57870
Tunes: Strong Hand of Love (3:11)
Note: Bruce also produced this album. This is the same recording as on
Orphans of God.




Various Artists: Strong Hand of Love Radio Special

Released: 1994
CD: Fingerprint 9106
Tunes: Interview
Closer to the Light (3:47)
Note: The Strong Hand of Love Radio Special as aired on WXPN's World Cafe in 1994. This 70 minutes tribute to Mark Heard includes music by Mark as well as interviews with artists such as Bruce Cockburn, Sam Phillips, Michael Been of The Call and Bill Mallonee of Vigilantes of Love, among others. Bruce Cockburn's acoustic version of "Closer To The Light", written in memory of Mark, is only available on this disc.





Various Artists: Superstars Salute New Massey Hall

Released: 1981
LP: Canadian Recording Industry Association CRIA 2
Tunes: Tokyo
Note: Same recording as on Humans. "New Massey Hall" eventually named Roy Thomson Hall (the old Massey Hall still exists as Massey Hall).




Various Artists: UTS'AM / WITNESS & WEP CD 2004 - for John Clarke Xwexwsélkn 1945-2003

Released: 2004
CD:
Tunes: Child of the Wind (4:08)
Note: http://www.sylvi.ca/soundscape.php




Various Artists: This is the Modern Folk

Released: 1997?
CD: Cooking Vinyl GRILL CD-11
Tunes: Call it Democracy (6:36)
Note: Live recording. Same performance as on the CD Bruce Cockburn Live.




Various Artists: Troubadours of Folk, Vol. 5 (Singers - Songwriters of the '80s)

Released: 1995
CD: Rhino R2 71844/A 25263
Tunes: Shipwrecked at the Stable Door (3:38)
Note: Same recording as on Big Circumstance.




Various Artists: 2 Meter Sessions, Vol. 1

Released: 1991
CD: Vara Gram-Radio Records 848 520-2
Tunes: If I Had a Rocket Launcher (5:23)
Note: Live recording. Recorded August 29, 1989.




Various Artists: 2 Meter Sessions, Vol. 7

Released: 1998
CD: Radio Records 848 520-2
Tunes: Pacing The Cage (4:34)
Note: Live recording. Recorded March 23 1997.




Various Artists: Up Front! Canadians Live From Mountain Stage

Released: 1994
CD: Blue Plate BPM 302
Tunes: Waiting for a Miracle (6:08)
Note: Live recording. Same performance as Best of Mountain Stage, Vol. 3 (1992).




Various Artists: Water Music

Released: 2006
BOOK

Note: Book by Marjorie Ryerson In the book Water Music, one hundred of Ryerson's photographs of water are accompanied by essays, poems, song lyrics, and musical compositions contributed by sixty-six world-renowned musicians, including: Evelyn Glennie · Renée Fleming · Brad Mehldau · Midori · Bobby McFerrin · Randy Newman · Patricia Barber · Emanuel Ax · Dave Brubeck · Carol Maillard · Sarah Chang · Vladimir Ashkenazy · Bruce Cockburn · Mickey Hart · Taj Mahal · Mark O'Connor · George Winston · Kenny Loggins · Eugenia Zuckerman · Marcus Roberts · Pete Seeger · Paul Winter · and dozens of others.
Order: http://water-music.org/book/




Various Artists: We Are Angels

Released: 2001
CD:
Tunes:(intro)
Lord of the Starfields
Note: WE ARE EACH OTHER'S ANGELS is a collection of songs of spiritual awakening and conscious connection. 20% of the profits from this album will be donated to Habitat for Humanity. Order: http://www.primecd.com/angels/




Various Artists: We Are the World

Released: 1991
LP: Polygram 824 822 CD: Mercury 824 822
Tunes: Tears are not Enough (4:23) - Sings.
Note: This tune is also on the CARAS recording Oh, What a Feeling.




Various Artists: Where Have All the Flowers Gone: The Songs of Pete Seeger

Released: 1998
CD: Appleseed 1024
Tunes: Turn, Turn, Turn (4:43) - Sings and plays guitar.




Various Artists: WXRV Presents: Live From The River Music Hall Vol. 1

Released: 1998
CD: Eastern Front CD-114
Tunes: Night Train (5:03)

Note: Live in studio.




Albums Index

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