This Day in History: 2022-01-06

Jan 6
1958: “Put A Light In The Window,” by The 4 Lads peaks on the Canadian charts at #4.

1968: The last single from Paupers‘ debut album, “Think I Care” debuts at #82 on the Canadian pop chart, and is gone a week later.

1970: Neil Young, as part of CSNY make their UK live debut at the Royal Albert Hall, London.

1971: Neil Young performs solo at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver for the first of three sold out shows, the first Canadian dates since he joined Buffalo Springfield in 1965.

1972: Stampeders perform on “Top of the Pops” while on tour in the UK.

1973: Anne Murray’s “Danny’s Song” enters the US country chart at #34.

1978: Gino Vannelli‘s “I Just Wanna Stop” tops Canada’s RPM singles chart for the second of two weeks.

1986: “Too Hot” from Loverboy peaks on the Billboard chart at #84.

1997: It’s been a hell of a run, but Alanis Morissette‘s “Head Over Feet,” is atop the Canadian singles chart the last time, ending an eight-week run.

1999: Alanis Morissette spends the day working at an Ottawa soup kitchen. Peeling potatoes and dicing onions attracts the needy, and of course the paparazzi.

2003: Shania Twain‘s new album, UP, enters the Canadian country chart at #1.

2006: Our Lady Peace‘s HEALTHY IN PARANOID TIMES album is certified platinum by the CRIA.

2007: Loved more by the US than her homeland, Celine Dion gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

2008: Matthew Good sees his HOSPITAL MUSIC album certified gold in Canada.

2012: Catherine MacLellan is in Moncton, NB for a show at The Press Club.

2018: Dahlia Wakefield closes out a two-night stand in Cold Lake, Alberta at Casino Dene.

2019: The compilation/documentary DVD – “Frank Marino & Mahogany Rush – Stories Of A Guitar Hero” is released.

2020: Evil Creek release their new video and single, their cover of Prince’s “Purple Rain.”