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Veterans and Rookies in the CBC-MusicNL Songwriters' Circle

Kim Stockwood's first session for CBC Radio dates back to the early 1990s.

hornell.jpgRon Hynes' status as one of Canada's signature songwriters goes back even further.

Matthew Hornell and Andrew James O'Brien are of a much younger generation, each arriving on the local music scene in the last couple of years.

Together, they make an outstanding quartet for the 2011 CBC-MusicNL Songwriters' Circle.

Matthew, Andrew, Kim, and Ron shared the stage on a Sunday afternoon in October, at the Delta Hotel in St. John's.

It was a highlight of the 2011 Music Newfoundland and Labrador Awards weekend, and you'll hear the results this Saturday (July 14) on the Performance Hour.

You'll hear award-winning songs from all four, wrapping up with Kim Stockwood's emotional rendering of a classic from the Ron Hynes songbook.

Photo: Matthew Hornell, by Susan Wyse.

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