This Day in History: 2022-01-04
1932: James F “Jimmy” Arnold of The 4 Lads is born in Toronto.
1956: Glen Gould releases his debut album, BACH: THE GOLDBERG VARIATIONS.
1959: Vanity is born in Niagara Falls, Ontario as Denise Katrina Matthews.
1960: Belinda Metz is born in Edmonton.
1967: Jackie Shane is at the Sapphire Tavern in Richmond, Ontario for the third of a four-night run.
1967: Benjamin Darvill, harmonica player with the Crash Test Dummies, is born in Winnipeg.
1970: “And When I Die” by Blood Sweat & Tears peaks on the Canadian chart at #4.
1973: The Wackers release the SHREDDER lp.
1974: Bob Dylan and The Band open their American tour in Chicago. 660,000 tickets are available on the 40-show tour in 21 cities, although organizers received more than six-million applications for them.
1980: Mahogany Rush are at Tempo Studios in Montreal, working on what what become the WHAT’S NEXT album.
1984: Orval Prophet dies of a heart attack brought on by shovelling the snow. He was 61.
1987: A month of studio time comes to an end for Voivod. The result is the DIMENSION HATTROS album.
1993: Tragically Hip release their FULLY COMPLETELY album in the US.
1999: Alanis Morissette ends a six-week run atop the Canadian singles chart with “Thank U.”
2003: Shania Twain‘s “I’m Gonna Getcha Good!” becomes Canada’s #1 single, where it stays for only one week.
2005: Bullseye Records releases Bruno Gerussi’s Medallion‘s their only album, IN SEARCH OF THE FOURTH CHORD, along with a few bonus tracks.
2009: Sum 41 announce they’ve hired ex-Gob guitarist Tom Thacker as the permanent replacement for departed Dave Baksh. Thacker had actually been filling in for a couple of years at this point.
2011: Originally out a few months earlier on CD, The Creepshow put out THEY ALL FALL DOWN on vinyl.
2020: Matt Blais closes out a two night run at Peaks Grill in Golden, BC.
2020: Luke & The Apostles are in Toronto for a show at Hugh’s Room, along with