ALBUMS:
-- Covers by others --


Recordings by individuals and groups that include cover versions of Bruce Cockburn songs and music.
*listed alphabetically by artist*



Chet Atkins: For the Good Times

Released: 1971
LP: RCA C1971F
Tunes: Together Alone (recording time unknown)





Marty Balin: Live at the Boston Esplanade

Recorded: 14 June 2008 Released: 2008
DVD
Tunes: If I Had A Rocket Launcher (5:25)







Barenaked Ladies: The Old Apartment

Released:1997
CD Single: Reprise 9 17499-2
Tunes: Lovers in a Dangerous Time (4:01)

Same recording as on the tribute album Kick at the Darkness.



The Barra MacNeils: The Question

Released: 1995
CD: Mercury/Polydor 314 529 077-2
Tunes: Goin' Down the Road (4:34)





Steve Bell-Simple Songs cover. Steve Bell: Simple Songs
Subtitle: Livingroom Series

Released: November 2000
CD & Cassette: Signpost Music SPLR1-102
Tunes:
All The Diamonds
Foxglove

Note: Steve is a two time Juno winner in the Gospel category. The album that won the 2001 Juno for Best Gospel was Simple Songs. Steve counts Bruce Cockburn as one of his main influences, and has spent time touring with the Marsh brothers as well.




Steve Bell: Romantics and Mystics

Released: 1997
CD
Tunes: Can I Go With You

Note: Won a 1997 JUNO for best Gospel Album. www.steve-bell.com.




Steve Bell: My Dinner with Bruce

Released: 2006
CD
Tunes: Lord of the Starfields
Wondering Where the Lions Are
Red Brother Red Sister
Going to the Country
All The Ways I want You
The Coming Rains
Thoughts On A Rainy Afternoon
Pacing the Cage
Southland of the Heart
Closer to the Light
My Lady and My Lord
God Bless the Children
Love Loves You Too




Steve Bell: Symphony Sessions

Released: 2007
CD
Tunes: Lord Of The Starfields

Note: With the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra in the spring of 2007.




Vince Bell: Live In Texas

Released: 2001
CD-R: Private Release
Tunes: Tokyo

Note: Highly recommended private release, available only from Vince Bell's website - www.vincebell.com.




Barney Bentall: Gin Palace

Released: 1995
CD & Cassette: Sony EK/ET 80224
Tunes: Atikokan Annie (8:16)
Co-written with Barney Bentall




Jennifer Berezan: Voices on the Wind

Released: 1988
Tape: Edge Of Wonder Records 1993
Tunes: I'm Gonna Fly (recording time unknown)





Blackie and the Rodeo Kings: Kings of Love

Released: 1999
CD: True North Records
Tunes: You Don't Have to Play The Horses (3:35)





Block Logik: 11 The Hard Way

Released: 1997
CD: Woodshed UBDIX5D
Tunes: If I Had A Rocket Launcher (recording time unknown)





Chris Bottomley: Brainfudge

Released: 1994
CD: Partly Bent Records
Tunes: Stolen Land (recording time unknown)




Victoria Bouffard: All The Reasons

Released: 2007
CD:
Tunes: Lovers in a Dangerous Time (recording time unknown)




Jimmy Buffett: Beach House on the Moon

Released: 1999
CD: Island/Uni/Margaritaville 314-524-660
Tunes: Pacing The Cage (4:38)





Jimmy Buffett: Far Side Of The World

Released: 2002
CD: Mailboat MBD 2005
Tunes: All The Ways I Want You





Jimmy Buffett: License To Chill

Released: 2004
CD: Island/Uni/Margaritaville ?
Tunes:
Anything Anytime Anywhere
Someone I Used To Love





Jimmy Buffett: Buffet Hotel

Released: 8 December 2009
CD: Mailboat Records
Tunes:
Life Short Call Now





Jimmy Buffett on Hoot

Released: 2006
DVD:
Tunes:
Wondering Where the Lions are









Burning Sky: Blood of the Land

Released: 1994
CD: Canyon 2933-7026-4
Tunes: Indian Wars (recording time unknown)





Chuck Wagon and the Wheels: ??

Released: ??
LP: ??
Tunes: The Blues Got the World... (recording time unknown)





Judy Collins: Portrait of an American Girl

Released: 19 April 2005
Label: Wildflower
CD
Tunes: Pacing the Cage (recording time unknown)





Christine Collister: The Dark Gift Of Time

Released: 1998
LP: FLED 3016
Tunes: The Whole Night Sky (recording time unknown)
Note: www.thebeesknees.com





Mary Coughlan:

Released: 2004
CD:
Tunes: Blues Got The World ...





Mary Coughlan: Long Honeymoon

Released: 2001
CD: Evangeline GEL 4014
Tunes: Blues Got The World....





Mary Coughlan: Tired and Emotional

Released: 1987
LP or CD: Mystery Records (distributed by WEA) MR 1
Tunes: Mama Just Wants to Barrelhouse All Night Long (3:28)





Clan Dyken: Shudahai

Released: 1992
CD: ?
Tunes: Stolen Land (recording time unknown)




Clan Dyken: Live, New Year's Eve '92-'93

Released: 1993
CD: ?
Tunes: To Raise the Morning Star (recording time unknown)




Elbow: Not A Job - Lay Down Your Cross

Released: February 2004
CD, Maxi, Single:
Tunes: Live On My Mind (recording time unknown)




Electric Patchwork: Zu viert

Released: 1995
Tape: ?
Tunes: Wondering Where The Lions Are (recording time unknown)

Note: Available from the band's website http://home.t-online.de/home/IngoWinterberg/elpatch.htm (for completists only!).




Electric Patchwork: Cha-Cha #9

Released: 1999
CD-R:
Tunes: Lovers In A Dangerous Time (recording time unknown)

Note: Available from the band's website http://home.t-online.de/home/IngoWinterberg/elpatch.htm (for completists only!).




Teresa Ennis: Space

Released: 2007
CD:
Tunes: Going to the Country (recording time unknown)




Donavan Frankenreiter: Recycled Recipes

Released: 2007
CD:
Tunes: Wondering Where the Lions Are (recording time unknown)




FJK: Balladeer

Released: 1994
CD: ? (Swedish release)
Tunes:
Mighty Trucks of Midnight (recording time unknown)
Indian Wars (recording time unknown)




Dan Fogelberg: The Wild Places

Released: 1990
CD: Epic/Full Moon 7464-45059-4
Tunes: Lovers in a Dangerous Time (4:47)





Jerry Garcia Band: Live

Released: 1991
CD: Arista 18690-2
Tunes: Waiting for a Miracle (5:54)





Jerry Garcia Band: Deal/Waiting for a Miracle

Released: 1991
CD Single: Arista
Tunes: Waiting for a Miracle (5:54)
Note: CD Single. From the album Jerry Garcia Band Live (above)




Grace Griffith: Minstrel Song

Released: 2000
CD: Blix Street-Records G2-10068
Tunes: Wondering Where The Lions Are (recording time unknown)





Peter Gullerd: Uzima

Released: 1994
CD: ?
Tunes: Free to Be (recording time unknown)




Mark Haines and the Zippers:

Released: 1984
LP: Stony Plain Records
Tunes: The Blues Has Got The World By The Balls (recording time unknown)




Pam Mark Hall: Never Fades Aways

Released: 1980
LP or Cassette: Star Song Records
Tunes: Lord of the Starfields (3:24)

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George Hamilton IV: Canadian Pacific

Released: 1969
LP: ?
Tunes: Together Alone (recording time unknown)





George Hamilton IV: North Country

Released: 1971
LP: RCA LSP-4517
Tunes: Goin' Down the Road (3:05)
Note: The inner gatefold has six photos of Bruce.




Terry Hart: Watersongs II

Released: 2001
CD: MP3.com 141499
Tunes:
Sunrise On The Mississippi (recording time unknown)
Foxglove (recording time unknown)

Note: Acoustic solo guitar. A third tune, "Riding The Waves", was inspired by Bruce's "Sunwheel Dance".





Catfish Hodge: Eyewitness Blues

Released: 1979
LP: Adelphi 2248-4113-4
CD: Genes Records (1995 release featuring additional tracks from Catfish Hodge's album)
Tunes: The Blues got the World... (2:22)





The Hope: ??

Released: 1979 ?
LP: ?
Tunes: Hills Of Morning




Mary Hopkin: Recollections

Released: November 2008
CD: Recollections
Tunes: One Day I'll Walk




Mary Hopkin: Valentine

Released: 3 May 2007
CD
Tunes: All the Diamonds
There I Find You [Love Song]




Frank und Peter Huebner: Hab' keine Angst

Released: 1983
LP: Pila 20.125
Tunes: Herrscher der Erde

Note: German version of "Lord Of the Starfields".


Jim Jalsevac: On My Journey

Released: 1995
CD: ?
Tunes: Lord of the Starfields
Note: Fergus Jemison Marsh and Michael Sloski, both having toured and recorded with Bruce in the 1980ís, are also on this CD.




Bengt Johansson: Clownernas Planet

Released: 1987
LP or CD: (Swedish release)
Tunes:
Lord of the Starfields (recording time unknown)
Laughter (recording time unknown)

 

Planet of the Clowns (recording time unknown)
Lovers in a Dangerous Time (recording time unknown)
Can I Go with You (recording time unknown)




Josh Johnston: Three Friends

Released: 2000
CD: Shandon Records JJCD 1
Tunes: Sunrise On The Mississippi (recording time unknown)

Note: Nice piano version. Available from Josh Johnston's website www.joshjohnston.com.




Andy Kalt: Paddling Upstream

Released: 1997
CD: Released independently
Tunes: Lord of the Starfields (3:49)





Alias Ron Kavana: Coming Days

Released: 1991
CD: Ace Records/Cheswick CDWIKD 94
Tunes: If I Had a Rocket Launcher (4:18)




Jeff Krebs - Extra Credit

Released: 1995
CD: Salt Lady Records
Tunes: For The Birds (sung by Jeff Krebs)

Note: Back in 1998 Jeff recorded the song for inclusion on the album GRACE AND PEACE, a benefit album for a Lutheran Retreat Center. That album is no longer available. Salt Lady Records released a sampler entitled "Extra Credit" featuring selections from all of our releases, and Jeff's cover of "For The Birds" is also included on the sampler, representing the benefit album.





K.D. Lang: Hymns To The 49th Parallel

Released: 2004
CD:
Tunes: One Day I Walk (recording time unknown)




Peggy Lebo: First Breath

Released: 1998
CD: ??
Tunes: Waiting for a Miracle (recording time unknown)




Ranee Lee: Maple Groove

Released: 2004
CD:
Tunes: My Beat (recording time unknown)




Colin Linden: Raised By Wolves

Released: 1997
CD: Sony CK 80329
Tunes: Anything, Anytime, Anywhere (recording time unknown)




London Pro Musica Choir: Songs of the Land

Released: late 2008
CD:
Tunes: Starwheel
All the Diamonds
Joy Will Find A Way

Note: purchase here




Claire Lynch: North By South

Released: September 2016
CD: Compass Records
Tunes: All The Diamonds




Bill Mallonee & Vigilantes of Love: Roaring Lambs

Released: 2000
CD: Squint Entertainment 080688602925
Tunes: Wondering Where The Lions Are (3:16)

Note: Other artists on this CD are Jars of Clay, Ashley Cleveland, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Sixpence None the Richer and more.




Mapleoak

Released: 2000
CD: Elegy - E5801
Tunes: Flying Circus (recording time unknown)

Frankly Stoned (recording time unknown)

Note: Both of these songs were written, but not recorded by, Bruce Cockburn.
Buy it at www.freakemporium.com




The Chad Mitchell Trio: Reunion Part 2

Released: 1987
CD: Folk Era FE1438CD
Tunes: Nicaragua (recording time unknown)




Modern Rock Quartet: Rue Pastique

Released: 1968
LP: 57-5839
Tunes: Des Jeux (2:53)
Note: French language version of "Games". Co-written with John Michael Ferry.




Modern Rock Quartet: Plastic Street

Released: 1968
LP: 57-1002
Tunes: Games (2:53)
Note: English language version of "Des Jeux." Co-written with John Michael Ferry.




Maria Muldaur: Southland of the Heart

Released: 1998
CD: Telarc 83423
Tunes: Southland of the Heart (5:07)





Anne Murray: Snowbird

Released: 1970
LP: Capitol ..
Tunes: One Day I Walk (recording time unknown)





Anne Murray: ?-live album-?

Released: 1970
LP: Capitol ..
Tunes: One Day I Walk (recording time unknown)





Anne Murray: Danny's Song

Released: 1973
LP: Capitol C248446
Tunes: One Day I Walk (recording time unknown)





Anne Murray: Straight, Clean & Simple/Talk It Over In The Morning

Released: 1999
CD: EMI (UK)
Tunes: One Day I Walk (recording time unknown)
Note: This CD is a compilation of two older albums.




Anne Murray: This is My Way/Honey, Wheat and Laughter

Released: 1999
CD: EMI (UK)
Tunes: Musical Friends (recording time unknown)
Note: This CD is a compilation of two older albums.




Anne Murray/Glenn Campbell: Anne Murray & Glenn Campbell

Released: 1999
CD: EMI (UK)
Tunes: One Day I Walk (2:34)

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Muzak Corporation cover Muzak Corporation: ??

Released: 1999
CD: EMI (UK)
Tunes:
Coldest Night of the Year (recording time unknown)
Creation Dream (recording time unknown)
Dust and Diesel (recording time unknown)

 

The Gift (recording time unknown)
Great Big Love (recording time unknown)
Hills of Morning(recording time unknown)
Making Contact (recording time unknown)
Northern Lights (recording time unknown)
Rumours of Glory (recording time unknown)
Waiting for a Miracle (recording time unknown)
Wondering Where the Lions Are (recording time unknown)

Note: These tunes were recorded for broadcast on Muzak's Environmental music service are not commercially available. Original recordings (the ones we know and love) are broadcast on Muzak's Expressions and 70's Songbook music services. Thanks to Blair Frodelius for digging up these gems.




Holly Near: Sky Dances

Released: 1989
LP: Redwood 1709-8902-4
Tunes: To Raise the Morning Star (recording time unknown)




New Grass Revival: Commonwealth

Released: 1981
LP: Flying Fish 254
CD: Flying Fish 1896402542
Tunes: One Day I Walk (recording time unknown)





Creation Dream Michael Occhipinti: Creation Dream - the songs of Bruce Cockburn

Released: 2000
CD: True North
Tunes:
Lovers in a Dangerous Time (4:57)
Mistress of Storms (6:58)
Live On My Mind (8:05)

 

Wondering Where the Lions Are / Giftbearer (9:11)
Pacing the Cage (6:18)
Creation Dream (7:30)
One of the Best Ones (5:30)
Rumours of Glory (5:27)
Homme Brûlant (7:17)
If I Had A Rocket Launcher (4:29)
Lord of the Starfields (5:50)

Note: Here's a review of this album.




Paper Rival: Pacing The Cage

Released: 2007
CD:
Tunes: Pacing the Cage (5:06)





Oyster Band: The Shouting End of Life

Released: 1995
LP: True North TN-100; Cooking Vinyl 1129710912
Tunes: Lovers in a Dangerous Time (2:52)





Don Potter: Free Yourself

Released: 1984
LP: Myrrh SPCN 7-01-676606-3
Tunes: I'm Gonna Fly Someday (recording time unknown)





Rankins: Uprooted

Released: 1999
LP: Uni/Rounder
Tunes: One Day I Walk (recording time unknown)





Tom Rush: Ladies Love Outlaws

Released: 1974
LP: Columbia 33054 (US); Columbia 80282 (UK)
Tunes: One Day I Walk (recording time unknown)





Salamander Crossing: Salamander Crossing

Released: 1995
CD: Signature 70123-1228-2
Tunes: Child of the Wind (recording time unknown)





Leo Sayer: World Radio

Released: 1982
LP: Chrysalis 1345
Tunes: Wondering Where the Lions Are (recording time unknown)





Claudia Schmidt: New Good-byes, Old Helloes

Released: 1990
LP & CD: Flying Fish FF-305 & FF-361
Tunes: For the Birds (5:15)





Three's A Crowd: Christopher's Movie Matinee

Released: 1967
LP: ABC/Dunhill DS-50030
Tunes:
The Way She Smiles (3:20)

Bird Without Wings (3:02)
View From Pompous Head (3:00)

Note: A fourth tune, 'Gnostic Serenade,' is credited to Bruce, however it was actually written by Bill Hawkins. The album was produced by Mama Cass Elliott.




Three's A Crowd: Bird Without Wings (2:58)/Coat of Colors (2:40)

Released: 1967
7-inch: RCA Victor D-4120
Tunes: Bird Without Wings (2:58)
Note: Only 'Bird Without Wings' was penned by Bruce





Third World album cover Third World: Black Gold & Green

Released: 2005
CD
Tunes: Lovers In A Dangerous Time (? time)





album cover The Travellers: The Travellers

Released: 1971
LP: LP Kanata #3
Tunes: Goiní To The Country (2:55)





Rick Unruh: Wonder and Blue

Released: 1995
CD: RCA Victor D-4120
Tunes: Free to Be (recording time unknown)





Valdy: Country Man

Released: 1971
LP: Haida HL-5105
Tunes:
Goin' Down Slow (3:03)
Goin' to the Country (2:35)




Various Artists: Every Voice But Mine: An Internet Tribute to the Music of Bruce Cockburn

Released: 1994?
Tape:
Tunes: Intro/
Foxglove - Rod Potter
If I Had a Rocket Launcher - The Kind [(Brett Ginter (sp?), Bill Salkewicz, Jim Harris, Bob Hovanec, Derek Davies) Recorded live at State Street Bank, August 1992]
God Bless the Children - Eyes Turn Skyward (Will Kaufman)
One Day I Walk - Steve Watson
Outside a Broken Phone Booth with Money in My Hand - Marshall Fortescue, guitar; Noel Carlson, vocal
Salt, Sun and Time - Grant Shillabeer
Waiting for a Miracle - Steve Graham
Mama Just Wants to Barrelhouse All Night Long - Rod Potter
Cry of a Tiny Babe - Charles Wolff
Fall - Peter Klausler on Chapman Stick
When the Sun Goes Nova - Steve Watson: vocals & guitar; Seanna Watson: vocals, synth (banjo) and recording engineer.
Inner City Front - Charles Wolff
Creation Dream - Chris Sullivan: guitar, Stannard chimes, backing vocal; Kathleen Johnson: lead vocal, backing vocal; Greg Geeves: Synthesizer
It Won't Be Long - Steve Graham

Note: 'Every Voice But Mine' was the brainchild of Rod Potter, and was assembled by Steve Graham. It is a "just for fun" production; everyone was encouraged to submit material. In spite of this, there are at least a few outstanding tracks (you decide which ones).




Various Artists: Festival of Friends: An Internet Tribute to the Music of Bruce Cockburn (Part 2)

Released: 1997
Tape:
Total Time: 68:00
Tunes:
Tie Me At the Crossroads - Steve Graham
Great Big Love - Charles Wolff
Bright Sky - Chris Sullivan
Lily of the Midnight Sky - Will Kaufman
Lord of the Starfields - Charlie McDermott
Skylarking - Murray Harrison
Waiting for a Miracle - Inner Groove (Blair F.)
Burden of the Angel/Beast - Marshall Fortescue/Noel Carlson
Night Visions (Flood of Tears) - Dan Bullenkamp (Morok)
(Not a Bruce song, but Dan asked if we could include it anyway and no one objected - the Bruce influence shows.)
Broken Wheel- Charles Wolff
Water Into Wine - Murray Harrison
You Don't Have to Play the Horses - Charlie McDermott
All the Diamonds - Paul Leach
Understanding Nothing - Will Kaufman
Dweller by a Dark Stream - Blair Frodelius
Mama Just Wants to Barrelhouse All Night Long - Pat Mrizek
Festival of Friends - Charlie McDermott/The Wujekstock Minstrels

Note: Like it's predecessor, 'Every Voice But Mine', this was a 'Just for Fun,' anyone can play production. Some tracks are obviously better than others, but there's some good stuff.




Various Artists: Kick at the Darkness: Songs of Bruce Cockburn

Released: 1991
CD: Intrepid N41V 0008, Distributed by Capitol Records-EMI Canada
Tunes:
Lovers in a Dangerous Time - Barenaked Ladies
A Long Time Love Song - Martin Tielli and Jane Siberry
Lord of the Starfields- Swing Gang
Feet Fall on the Road - Five Guys Named Moe
Silver Wheels - All Her Brothers are Drummers
All the Diamonds in the World - Rebecca Jenkins
Wondering Where the Lions Are - B-Funn
Stolen Land - Chris Bottomley
Waiting for the Moon - Fat Man Waving
If I Had a Rocket Launcher - Cottage Industry
Call it Democracy - Jellyfishbabies
One Day I Walk - The Skydiggers




Various Artists: Sing Out for Seva

Released: 1999
CD: BMG/Arista
Tunes:Maria Muldaur:
Southland of the Heart (5:07)
Same recording as on Muldaur's album Southland





Various Artists: Surround Sounds 2

Released: 1998
CD: Telarc
Tunes:Maria Muldaur:
Southland of the Heart (5:07)
Same recording as on Muldaur's album Southland




David Wiffen: Coast-to-Coast Fever

Released: 1974
LP: United Artists 29558/172; EMI Canada
Tunes: Up on the Hillside (2:51)





Bruce Cockburn's songs have also been covered by:


    John Allen Cameron

       Mary Hopkin

         Don Potter

    And also Diane Heatherington.




Albums Index

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