His best-known song is the worldwide 1 hit for Alannah Myles, ‘Black Velvet’, recently included in Bob Mersereau’s book ‘The Top 100 Canadian Singles’. Previously, Ward was a member of the ‘Second City Touring Company’, based in Toronto . Spark Of Desire (Album). Once In A Long Time, Dance Away (Single).
Christopher Ward (songwriter). Christopher William Ward (born 28 July 1949) is a Canadian songwriter and broadcaster, known as a former long-standing on-air personality at MuchMusic, Canada's music video network, where he and J. D. Roberts were among the first video jockeys in 1984. Ward was a judge on The Next Star which is a Canadian reality television show on YTV.
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Where's Once in a Long time? I can't seem to find it on here? I love that song! 5 years назад. good song! 5 years назад. OMG I LOVE this song!! I remember watching City Limits with Christopher Ward and I loved that show. He never got the recognition he shoudl have, thats for sure. TY a million for putting this up. Inever thought I would find it. 6 years назад. I remember these songs from FM in the 70's and had no IDEA some of these were Chris Ward. This and a few other Ward songs remind me of classic Ian Thomas.
Once in a Long Time". It was released in December 1989 as one of four singles from Myles' 1989 eponymous album from Atlantic Records. It became a number-one hit for two weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 charts in 1990 and reached number one on the Album Rock Tracks chart, as well as number ten in her native Canada and number two on the UK Singles Chart. The song also reached number one in Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland and was a major success in several other countries.
Christopher Ward composed the score (and related songs) for the killer whale show "Believe" for the SeaWorld AdventureParks of Anheuser Busch in the US. Christopher Ward is also the name of a Canadian singer-songwriter known for such 1970s singles as "Maybe Your Heart" and "Once in a Long Time. Ward also co-wrote the Alannah Myles hit "Black Velvet" and worked as a veejay for MuchMusic.
Christopher William Ward (born 28 July 1949 Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian songwriter and broadcaster, known as a former long-standing on-air personality at MuchMusic, Canada's music video network, where he and . Contents. Ward has also released several of his own recordings, including the singles "Once in a Longtime" (1977) and "Maybe Your Heart" (1978) (both co-written with his longtime friend Stephen Stohn the executive producer of Instant Star) and "Boys and Girls" (1987)
Christopher Ward began his musical career while attending college in Ontario, Canada. He sang and played guitar, later signing with Warner Music for a solo career during the late '70s. Releasing several singles and one album, Spark of Desire (1978), he then began working for Canada's version of MTV, MuchMusic, in the early '80s. Ward issued a self-titled solo album in 1987 and wrote several songs for Alannah Myles's debut album, including the number one "Black Velvet.
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|A||Once In A Long Time
Written-By – Christopher Ward, Stephen Stohn
Written-By – Christopher Ward
- Produced For – Nimbus 9 Productions Limited
- Published By – Home Cooked Music
- Published By – Bluebear Waltzes
- Manufactured By – WEA Music Of Canada, Ltd.
- Distributed By – WEA Music Of Canada, Ltd.
- Producer – Jack Richardson
|WBS 8379||Christopher Ward||Once In A Long Time (7", Promo)||Warner Bros. Records||WBS 8379||Canada||1978|
|WBS 8379||Christopher Ward||Once In A Long Time (7", Single)||Warner Bros. Records||WBS 8379||New Zealand||1978|
|WBS 8379||Christopher Ward||Once In A Longtime (7")||Warner Bros. Records Inc.||WBS 8379||US||1977|