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Bruce Cockburn has no issues with Beyonce when it comes to his Franklin the Turtle theme song.

When Beyonce surprised everyone by released a country song called “Texas Hold ‘Em,” some eagle-eared Canadians pointed out certain sonic similarities to Bruce Cockburn’s theme for Franklin the Turtle. Let’s listen and compare.

Bruce Cockburn has no issues here. He released a statement basically encouraging Beyonce to go with God.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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