Originally released in 1979 on Toronto-based True North, the magnificent Dancing in the Dragon's Jaws concluded a trio of acoustic-oriented albums by the justly celebrated Canadian singer/songwriter a

Originally released in 1979 on Toronto-based True North, the magnificent Dancing in the Dragon's Jaws concluded a trio of acoustic-oriented albums by the justly celebrated Canadian singer/songwriter and particularly showcased Cockburn's sparkling guitar work. It also featured the gently reggae-hued top 40 hit "Wondering Where the Lions Are," which reflected the duality so central to Cockburn's work: spirituality within the context of deep worldly concern. This new "deluxe edition" includes a pair of bonus tracks, "Dawn Music" and "Bye Bye Idi," the latter penned after the overthrow of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin. In addition to Dancing in the Dragon's Jaws, Rounder has reissued digitally remastered "deluxe edition" versions of Cockburn's In the Falling Dark, Further Adventures Of, Inner City Front, The Trouble With Normal, and Live. Cockburn's entire 26-album True North catalog will eventually be similarly reissued.—JB

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