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Christopher Ward has written songs for Diana Ross, Wynonna Judd, The Backstreet Boys, and many others. His best-known song is the worldwide #1 hit for Alannah Myles, “Black Velvet," for which he received the Juno award for Songwriter of the Year in 1990. In this chat with Dan Hare Christopher shares: his start in radio; becoming one of the first VJs for Much Music; songwriting approaches then and now; the scoop on his solo hits 'Maybe Your Heart' and 'Once In A Long Time'; his time at Second City and his friendships with Colin Mockery, Mike Myers and Ron James; info. on his new album 'Same River Twice', and so much more.