Songs Index

  • 6 November 2006 - Song comments have been added to End Of All Rivers and See You Tomorrow.

  • 23 July 2006 - Song lyric correction on To Fit In My Heart.

  • 19 July 2006 - A new song available only on iTunes at the moment, lyrics, Twilight on the Champlain Sea.

  • 22 June 2006 - Lyrics added to the new Life Short Call Now CD, and the songs have been indexed into Aphabetical and Chronological song listings.

  • 6 February 2006 - Some new (old) lyrics have been added to Peggy's Kitchen Wall.

  • 20 January 2006 - Typos fixed Use Me While You Can and word changes for Beautiful Creatures.

  • 19 November 2005 - Updated and corrected lyrics to This Is Baghdad.

  • 13 November 2005 - Correction to the lyrics of Tell the Universe and to Cry Of A Tiny Babe.

  • 23 October 2005 - Two new songs added, Life's Short, Call Me and Beautiful Creation. Comments added to King Kong Goes to Tallahassee and new info added to Videos.

  • 24 August 2005 - Comments added to new song King Kong Goes to Tallahassee, new song info added to Elegy, End Of All Rivers, and Rise and Fall.

  • 5 June 2005 - Lyric corrections and comments were added for Mystery.

  • 21 August 2004 - Partial lyrics to the new song, Baghdad have been added.

  • 12 August 2004 - A new song, Baghdad is being done in concerts.

  • 20 June 2004 - Lyrics to new song Mystery and comments.

  • 22 May 2004 - Information added to Wondering Where the Lions Are and lyrics filled in on It Came Upon A Midnight Clear.

  • 16 April 2004 - The Watch This! dvd has been added to the Videos/Concert Films/DVD's/Soundtracks Section which is located in Songs&Music Section.

  • 5 April 2004 - Comments have been added to Live On My Mind and Happy Good Morning Blues. Links changed to Mark Heard's website on Closer To The Light, translation added to Les Anges Dans Nos Campagnes and general info added to Postcards From Cambodia. Removed song 'From The Ashes', as it is written by Roseanne Cash, and Bruce only added harmony and vocals to it (Guest Appearances.

  • 19 March 2004 - Comments and lyric updates have been added to Tell The Universe and some additions to the Videos section.

  • 13 February 2004 - Comments have been added to Trickle Down and Everywhere Dance. Updates have been added to the Unreleased Songs section. Interesting back story added to Flyinc Circus and Frankly Stoned.

  • 10 February 2004 - More lyric changes (transcribed) to Tell the Universe.

  • 19 December 2003 - An almost complete set of (transcribed) lyrics to Tell the Universe have been put up.

  • 13 December 2003 - Bruce is doing a new song in concert, Tell the Universe, we have partial lyrics and comments from the shows.

  • 5 October 2003 - New song lyrics added to North American Bastard Son, Frankly Stoned, and Flying Circus.

  • 19 September 2003 - New song lyrics added to Totem Pole and It's An Elephant's World.

  • 25 August 2003 - Corrections to a comment on Let The Bad Air Out.

  • 31 July 2003 - Updated lyrics for Burn

  • 7 May 2003 - The complete listing of all song lyrics from the new You've Never Seen Everything are now up. Brand new to the Project are: Tried And Tested, All Our Dark Tomorrows, Don't Forget About Delight, Everywhere Dance, Wait No More and You've Never Seen Everything. Also updated are the Alphabetical Song Index and the Chronological Song Index.

  • 4 May 2003 - Cd and Video covers added to Videos, Concert Films, And Film Soundtracks page.

  • 7 April 2003 - Bruce has re-written the lyrics for It's Going Down Slow.

  • 27 March 2003 - Comments have been added to Call It Democracy, If I Had A Rocket Launcher and My Beat, thanks Suzanne!.

  • 13 January 2003 - Lyrics have been added to I Wanna Dance With You, a bonus track on the re-mastered, The Trouble With Normal. The Chronological section has new dates added for The Light Goes On Forever (1980) and I Wanna Dance With You (1981).

  • 2 January 2003 - A new song, Tried And Tested has been added.

  • 17 December 2002 - New song lyrics added to Postcards From Cambodia. These lyrics are different from the earlier poem Cambodia.

  • 6 October 2002 - Several previously unreleased songs have been added, these are from the recent album remasters from Rounder. Untitled Guitar
    Mountain Call
    Dawn Music
    Bye Bye Idi
    I Wanna Dance With You

  • 16 September 2002 - Song comments have been added to Homage To Alex Colville, Postcards From Cambodia, and When You Give It Away.

  • 9 September 2002 - The instrumental, Homage To Alex Colville has been added.

  • 28-29 August 2002 - The poem Cambodia, is now called Postcards From Cambodia. Comments have been added to Listen For The Laugh and Last Night Of The World.

  • 18 August 2002 - Lyrics for Trickle Down have been added. A link to the Mark Heard tribute site has been added to Closer To The Light.

  • 4 July 2002 - Comments have been added to Put It In Your Heart, Trickle Down, Mama Just Wants To Barrelhouse All Night Long, The Trouble With Normal

  • 7 June 2002 - We have complete lyrics for Open, thanks to Blair Frodelius :).

  • 7 May 2002 - Comments have been added to Call It Democracy and Wondering Where The Lions Are. An interesting 'lyric source' has been added to Down In Yon Forest.

  • 11 April 2002 - The complete lyrics to Messenger Wind have been added, thanks to Blair Frodelius.

  • 3 April 2002 - The new song Open has been added.

  • 21 March 2002 - (Almost) complete lyrics added to Put It In Your Heart.

  • 17 March 2002 - A comment has been to Call It Democracy.

  • 10 March 2002 - Two new songs Bruce is doing in concert now have been added, Messenger Wind and Put It In Your Heart.

  • 1 February 2002 - The song Dance With You received some new lyrics.

  • 23 January 2002 - The new song page for Celestial Horses has been added, with comments.

  • 20 January 2002 - Comments have been added to Pacing The Cage, Lovers In A Dangerous Time, The Trouble With Normal, World Of Wonders, Fascist Architecture, Franklin Theme Tune, Wise Users and Goin' Down The Road.

  • 12 January 2002 - Comments added to If I Had A Rocket Launcher, Anything Anytime Anywhere, My Beat, and Lovers In A Dangerous Time.

  • 7 January 2002 - Information has been added to the Videos & Soundtracks page, under The Man We Called Juan Carlos and Diplomatic Immunity.

  • 23 December 2001 - A new song, My Beat has been added.

  • 15 August 2001 - A new page, Videos, Concert Films, and Film Soundtracks has been added.

  • 2 August 2001 - A new page, Additional Unreleased Songs has been added.

  • 25 July 2001 - More new to us, although unreleased, songs info added to: Unknown Instrumental #1,Unknown Instrumental #2, Unknown Instrumental #3, Unknown Title #1, Unknown Title #2, and Unknown Title #3. Once again, many thanks to Rob Caldwell for compiling this information.

  • 18 July 2001 - Info has been added to some new to us, although unreleased, songs: It's An Elephant's World, High Priestess, Mother, The Trains Don't Go There Anymore, North American Bastard Son, Tea Freak's Blues, and Games. A comment from 1997 has been added to Bird Without Wings and a new song Rise And Fall has been added. Many thanks to Rob Caldwell for sending in most of these additions.

  • 11 July 2001 - Info from 1968 has been added to Electrocution Of The Word, in the Editors note.

  • 7 July 2001 - A 1995 comment has been added to Silver Wheels.

  • 22 June 2001 - Comments from 1981 have been added to Rumors Of Glory and Grim Travellers. Blueberry Hill, Last Night Of The World, and Soul Of A Man recieved comments from 1999. A 2001 comment has been added to If I Had A Rocket Launcher.

  • 14 April 2001 - Comments from 1990 have been added to Kit Carson and Shipwrecked At The Stable Door. And comments from 1992 have been added to A Dream Like Mine, Soul Of A Man, and Great Big Love. First ever comments added to Shepherds and O Little Town Of Bethlehem Comments from 1993 added to God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, I Saw Three Ships, Early On One Christmas Morn. Many thanks to David Newton for sending in those transcriptions.

  • 11 March 2001 - Comments from November 1999 added to Cry Of A Tiny Babe and a first ever comment to Child Of The Wind from the same date. A 3 March 2001 comment added to Blueberry Hill.

  • 25 February 2001 - First ever comments from 1993 have been added to Skylarking, Joy Will Find A Way, Giftbearer, Deer Dancing Round A Broken Mirror, Red Ships Take Off In The Distance, Islands In A Black Sky, Lightstorm, and Bright Sky. More 1993 comments have been added to Foxglove, Hand-dancing, Soul Of A Man, Creation Dream, Dialouge With The Devil, and Deja Vu.
    Another long transcription from a 1995 show added to Wise Users, thanks again to Doug Stacey. If I Had Rocket Launcher receives comments from November 1999 and July 2000. A comment from November 1999 added to Wondering Where The Lions Are. Let The Bad Air Out received comments from February 2000. The Embers Of Eden and High Winds White Sky received comments from January 2000.

  • 16 January 2001 - More 6 February 2000 comments added to Use Me While You Can, Last Night Of The World, and Blueberry Hill. A comment from July 1999 has been added to Look How Far. And thanks to Doug Stacey, a long transcription from a July 1997 show has been added to The Coming Rains.

  • 11 January 2001 - Comments from 30 August 1979 concert transcription added to Creation Dream.
    6 February 2000 comments added to Mango and Use Me While You Can.

  • 5 August 2000 - Lyrics for Cambodia added, a spoken poem/unreleased song.

  • 4 August 2000 - First comment and editorial note added to Cader Idris. First comments added to When You Give It Away and Understanding Nothing. March 1987 comment added to People See Through You. Early 1998 comment added to The Mines Of Mozambique. 7 July 1998 comments added to Rumours of Glory, a first ever comment from this date to Southland Of The Heart, and a dual one from this date for both Sunrise On The Mississippi and Get Up Jonah. 26 October 1999 comment for Dialogue With The Devil. December 1999 comments added to Let The Bad Air Out and Lord Of The Starfields. A December 1999 editorial comment was added to If I Had A Rocket Launcher. 10 March 2000 comment added to Dialogue With The Devil. 14 March 2000 comments added to Use Me While You Can and Look How Far. 5 May 2000 comment added to Call It Democracy.

    This page is part of The Cockburn Project, a unique website that exists to document the work of Canadian singer-songwriter and musician Bruce Cockburn. The Project archives self-commentary by Cockburn on his songs and music, and supplements this core part of the website with news, tour dates, and other current information.