TOUR DATES & SETLISTS
--- 3 December 2001 ---
DATE: 3 December 2001
VENUE/SHOW: Landmine Benefit Concert, State
LOCATION: Detroit, Michigan, USA.
SHOW COMMENTS: As well as performing 3 of his own songs, Mr Cockburn also
played guitar with the majority of other artists.
Side Of Town
(with Emmylou Harris, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and Patty Griffin)
Mines Of Mozambique (with Steve Earle,
Emmylou Harris, and Mary Chapin Carpenter)
Submitted by David Komjathy.
first spoke about a half hour into the show. He talked for about 10 minutes
about how he loves to travel, about how every culture has its own, idiosyncratic
way of getting drunk, and how the Tibetan ritual of drinking
tungba inspired Tibetan Side of Town.
My Beat as a new song about his
new hometown, Montreal, and how it would appear on his new album of "secret
hits" as record companies demand a few new songs as a measure of "future
good faith". He spoke of it being written from a bicyclist-around-town
point of view. He spoke for about 7 minutes.
his last song by noting that this was the second anniversary of the signing
of the Ottawa Convention which banned the manufacture, sale, and use of anti-personnel
mines. He noted that America is not among the signees to the treaty. He then
spoke of his own history of being involved in anti-mine campaigns and about
how his first trip to Mozambique 10 years ago inspired it, noting that he had
no intention of going there to "mine" it for material, and how obscene
it would be to do that, and that be that as it may, some songs just come, as
this one did.
Bruce kept it simple. His main axe was his Jerry Jones cutaway acoustic that
he used on Breakfast, played through a medim sized single cabinet amp. He played
a large dreadnought 12 string that looked like a
Guild for My Beat, but used the Jerry
Jones for everything else."
KNOWN RECORDING: No
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