This Day in History: 2022-01-05
1967: Buffalo Springfield’s show at Odine’s in New York City is cut short, when Stephen Stills and Bruce Palmer get into a fist fight on stage.
1967: Mashmakhan’s “As Years Go By” tops the Canadian portion of RPM’s pop chart.
1967: Jackie Shane is at the Sapphire Tavern in Richmond, Ontario closing out a four-night run.
1977: Chilliwack release their DREAMS DREAMS DREAMS album.
1978: The Cooper Brothers release their self-titled debut album.
1978: The Blues Brothers, featuring more Canadians than Americans, top the charts with BRIEFCASE FULL OF BLUES. The album goes on to sell two million copies.
1980: Mahogany Rush are at Tempo Studios in Montreal, working on what what become the WHAT’S NEXT album.
1983: Terry Crawford wraps up recording of what would become the VIRGIN HEART album.
1985: Triumph is in Monroe, Ohio for a show at the Sports Arena.
1991: “Where Does My Heart Beat Now” by Celine Dion is released. Although it’s her third single in English, it’s the first to be a hit, and it comes as no surprise to anyone it sounds a lot like everything else she’s done since.
2003: Avril Lavigne hits No.1 on the UK album chart with her debut release LET GO.
2003: King Biscuit Boy dies in his Hamilton, home.
2005: Corey Hart peaks at #67 on Billboard’s chart with “It Ain’t Enough,” the second time the song was on the chart, and the last time Hart appears on it.
2009: Blue Rodeo plays the first of two nights in Calgary to push their new record, ALL THE THINGS WE LEFT BEHIND.
2018: Dahlia Wakefield is in Cold Lake, Alberta for the first of a two night run at Casino Dene with The Villains.
2018: Killer Dwarfs sign with EMP Label Group, owned by Megadeth bassist Eavid Ellefson.
2020: Midnight Sparrows release their debut single and video,”Sans Regrets.”