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In photos: Bruce Cockburn donates archives to McMaster University Add to ...

If Bruce Cockburn had a rocket launcher, he'd probably give it to Hamilton's McMaster University. On May 7, the iconic Canadian folk singer-songwriter and guitarist handed over notebooks, musical arrangements, gold records, letters, scrapbooks, guitars and more than 1,000 recordings. “These are my tools, my rough drafts, my mementoes and my trophies," Cockburn said at a ceremony attended by fellow musicians Tom Wilson and Colin Linden and long-time manager Bernie Finkelstein. "Together, they form the roadmap of my working life."