Lynn Harrison
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Lynn Harrison

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• Simplicity – Solo Recording – 13 Original Songs - 2008
• ITunes Essentials – Canadian Winter Music – “Skates & Wings” - 2007
• Songs for a Better Planet, Volume I and II - “Tall Trees” “Music Town” (2003, 2006)
• Broadview – Solo recording – 13 original songs - 2005
• Healing and Hope – “Every Hand” (commission, Credit Valley Hospital) – 2005
• Let it Snow – Unique Canadian Winter Music – “Skates & Wings” - 2003
• Learning Curve – Solo recording – 12 original songs – 2003
• Tears of a Thousand Years – 9/11 Commemorative CD, 2002 – “Laugh Myself to Sleep”
• Groovy Mondays – “In Spite of it All” - 2003
• No Place Like Home – Ottawa [more] – “Tearing Down Tent City”
• Songs Inspired by Literature I – “Einstein’s Brain” - 2001
• Lynoleum – Debut solo album - 2001


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Born in Texas, raised in Winnipeg, Lynn Harrison has called Toronto "home" for most of her adult life. She writes about stuff that matters to ordinary people: family, home, life, death...and hockey! A prolific songwriter who has released 4 solo albums in a decade (and been included on 10 compilations during that time), Lynn recently completed a two-year project as Songwriter-in-Residence for Take5, the daily current events program on CIUT 89.5 fm radio in Toronto. It was there she wrote "Bicycle Bell", the modern-day anthem that won Best Political Song in the 2008 Ontario Council of Folk Festivals' "Songs from the Heart" Contest, as well as a whopping 68 other new songs, several of which are included on her latest CD, "Simplicity". The new record is a spare, acoustic-guitar-and-vocal collection that showcases Lynn's exceptional skills as a songwriter. It follows her other solo albums: “Broadview” in 2005 (which includes award-winners "No Place to Go" & "Sympathy Card"), "Learning Curve" in 2003 ("First Day of School", "When I Walk I Run") and "Lynoleum" in 2001 ("Stage", "Room to Love", "Einstein's Brain"...all award-winners.) Also a freelance writer, Lynn writes about creativity and the songwriter's life in her blog: "Staying in Tune". She lives in Toronto with her husband and two teenage children. “Lynn’s music speaks to the essence of what life is all about,” (Charles Adler, Global TV).