Bruce Guthro

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Bruce Guthro
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Background information
Born (1961-08-31) August 31, 1961 (age 57)
Origin Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Genres Folk
Country
Pop
Occupation(s) singer/songwriter
Years active 1994–present
Labels MCA Records (1994)
EMI Music Canada (1998)
RecArt (2005)
Ridge Records (2009)
Associated acts Runrig
Website www.bruceguthro.com

Bruce Guthro (born Bruce Gouthro 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 ECMAs (East Coast Music Awards),[2] and hosted and conceptualized the Canadian TV show Songwriters Circle, on which guests included Jim Cuddy, Colin James, and Alan Doyle (of the Canadian band Great Big Sea).[3]

Guthro is also the father of musicians Dylan Guthro and Jodi Guthro.[4][5] Bruce co-produced Dylan's award-winning 2012 debut album All That's True with Dave Gunning and co-wrote five of the album's songs.[6][7]

He resides in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Details Peak positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
CAN Country DEN
[8]
Sails to the Wind
  • Release date: 1994
  • Label: MCA
Of Your Son
  • Release date: 1998
  • Label: EMI
6
Guthro
  • Release date: 2001
  • Label: EMI
Beautiful Life
  • Release date: 2006
  • Label: RecArt
No Final Destination
  • Release date: September 7, 2009
  • Label: Ridge
39
Celtic Crossing
  • Release date: October 17, 2011
  • Label: Ridge
8
Bound for Bethlehem
  • Release date: 2012
  • Label: RecArt
18
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
CAN Country CAN AC CAN
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
"Disappear"
"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"

Samplers[edit]

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

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category
1997 East Coast Music Award Songwriter of the Year (Fiddle and Bow)
1998 Canadian Radio Music Award Solo Artist of the Year
1998 Canadian Country Music Awards Rising Star of the Year
1999 East Coast Music Award Male Artist of the Year
1999 East Coast Music Award Pop/Rock Artist of the Year
1999 East Coast Music Award Single of the Year (Falling)
1999 East Coast Music Award SOCAN Songwriter of the Year (Falling)
1999 East Coast Music Award Album of the Year (Of Your Son)
2002 East Coast Music Award Male Artist of the Year
2002 East Coast Music Award Pop Artist/Group of the Year
2002 East Coast Music Award Album of the Year (Guthro)

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