Bruce Guthro

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Bruce Guthro
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Background information
Born (1961-08-31) August 31, 1961 (age 55)
Origin Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Genres Folk
Occupation(s) singer/songwriter
Years active 1994–present
Labels MCA Records (1994)
EMI Music Canada (1998)
RecArt (2005)
Ridge Records (2009)
Associated acts Runrig

Bruce Guthro (born Bruce Guthrie on August 31, 1961) is a Canadian singer / songwriter, from Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Guthro has recorded as a solo artist, and in 1998 joined the Scottish folk rock band Runrig,[1] whilst still pursuing his solo career. Guthro has received several ECMA's (East Coast Music Awards),[2] and has hosted the Canadian TV show Songwriters Circle, on which guests included Alan Doyle, from the Canadian Band Great Big Sea. Guthro also appeared at the Tønder 2007 Festival.[3]

He resides in Halifax, Nova Scotia.



Title Details Peak positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
CAN Country
Sails to the Wind
  • Release date: 1994
  • Label: MCA
Of Your Son
  • Release date: 1998
  • Label: EMI
  • Release date: 2001
  • Label: EMI
Beautiful Life
  • Release date: 2006
  • Label: EMI
No Final Destination
  • Release date: September 7, 2009
  • Label: RecArt
Celtic Crossing
  • Release date: October 17, 2011
  • Label: RecArt
Bound For Bethlehem
  • Release date: 2012
  • Label: RecArt
"—" denotes releases that did not chart


Year Single Peak chart positions Album
1997 "Walk This Road" 1 16 Of Your Son
1998 "Falling" 15 12 39
"Ivey's Wall" 12
1999 "Two Story House" (with Amy Sky) 45
"Good Love" 27
2001 "Factory Line" Guthro
"Livin' a Lie"
2007 "Touch" Beautiful Life
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
1997 "Fiddle & Bow" (with Natalie MacMaster) Andrew MacNaughtan
"Walk This Road"
1998 "Falling"
2001 "Disappear"


Year Title Album
1995 "Stan's Tune" Remembering Stan Rogers: An East Coast Tribute
1996 "So Blue" An East Coast Tribute II
2000 "Four Strong Winds" (with Raylene Rankin) Over Canada (Soundtrack)
2010 "Acadie, Sing Me Home" (with Blair Douglas) Celtic Greatest

Guest appearances[edit]

Year Title Artist Album
1997 "Fiddle & Bow" Natalie MacMaster No Boundaries
2008 "Acadie, Sing Me Home" Blair Douglas Stay Strong


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