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Bruce Cockburn Adopts an Instrumental Approach

Bruce Cockburn's guitar prowess has won the Canadian singer-songwriter fans across international borders. His latest record capitalizes on that trend -- by being entirely instrumental.

For Speechless, Cockburn stretched his already expansive skills, injecting the blues into the record with songs like "King Kong Goes to Tallahassee." He co-produced the album with T Bone Burnett, along with Cockburn's fellow Canadian guitarist and singer Colin Linden.

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David Dye is a longtime Philadelphia radio personality whose music enthusiasm has captivated listeners of World Cafe® since 1991. World Cafe is produced by WXPN, the public radio service of the University of Pennsylvania.