This Day in History: 2022-01-10

Jan 10
1932: “River Stay ‘Way From My Door,” Guy Lombardo‘s tune featuring Kate Smith on vocals, tops Billboard’s chart.

1935: Ronnie Hawkins, former employer of The Band, and a thousand others once he’d relocated to Toronto in the mid ’50s, is born in Huntsville, Arkansas.

1964, Brad Roberts of Crash Test Dummies is born in Winnipeg.

1970: The Band‘s “Up On Cripple Creek” peaks at #6 on the Canadian singles chart.

1974: Bob Dylan and The Band drop by The Nickelodeon on Yonge Street in Toronto, where Ronnie Hawkins is playing a birthday show.

1976: Rush and Mainline are in Toronto for a show at Massey Hall.

1976: BTO see “Down to the Line” peak at #20 on the Canadian singles chart.

1982: Ronnie Prophet, Alan Thicke, and Bobby Curtola are among the performers during the annual Commercial Traveler’s Telethon in Calgary.

1986: Kick Axe and Lee Aaron are in Saskatoon for a show at the Centennial Auditorium.

1987: Corey Hart peaks at #52 on Billboard’s chart with his cover of Elvis’ “Can’t Help Falling In Love.”

1992: Lee Aaron is in Oshawa, Ontario for a show at the Purple Onion.

1993: “Please Forgive Me” by Bryan Adams is atop Canada’s RPM singles chart, ending a six-week run.

2000: While on tour in Kelowna, BC, Def Leppard have their tour bus broken into. The thief makes off with nearly $5,000 worth of the band’s personal items, including singer Joe Elliott’s videotape collection.

2000: Our Lady Peace releases the single “Nobody Home.”

2006: Bullseye Canada re-releases Bob Segarini‘s album GOODBYE LA.

2015: The Dead South is at home in Regina for a show at The Exchange. Also on the card are In With The Old and Colter Wall.

2020: Hours after Neil Peart’s death is made public, Lawrence Gowan performs a solo version of “Limelight” as memorium, during Styx’s show in Phoenix at the Celebrity Theater.