This Day in History: 2022-01-14
1960: Paul Anka releases “It’s Time To Cry.”
1967: The Shondels enter the Canadian pop chart for the first time, with “I Take It Back,” which debuts at #100.
1967: Jaybees peak on the Canadian top 100 with “I Think of Her,” which reaches #55.
1967: “Whistling On The River” by The Mercey Brothers is on top of the Canadian country charts for the last of a six-week run.
1967: Les Sultans peak on the Canadian pop chart at #67 with “La Pouppe Qui Fait Non.”
1970: The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced the implementation of the Canadian Content (CanCon) regulations.
1973: Thor plays his first live show ever, at the New Westminster, BC High School.
1974: The Band play at The Boston Garden for the first time.
1984: Gordon Lightfoot is on Solid Gold, doing “If You Could Read My Mind” with Marilyn McCoo.
1985: Platinum Blonde peak on the Canadian chart at #12 with “Not In Love.”
1985: “All We Are” by Kim Mitchell peaks at #21 on the Canadian chart.
1986: Hank Snow refuses to perform on the CBS television tribute to the Grand Ole Opry when he’s told he can only sing one verse of a song.
1995: Neil Young is among the musical guests during a Voters for Choice rally and benefit in Washington, DC.
1995: Arrogant Worms release the album, LIVE BAIT.
2006: It’s the second night of a two night stand for Blue Rodeo in Stratford, Ontario at the Festival Theatre. The shows are taped and become the LIVE IN STRATFORD album.
2011: Kim Wempe opens for Rawlins Cross at the Imperial Theatre in St John, NB.
2011: Singer-songwriter Feist released her album “Metals”. The album was a critical and commercial success, and featured the hit single “How Come You Never Go There”
2014: Justin Bieber was questioned by police over the egging of his neighbour’s house in Calabasas, California.
2016: Holly Woods is in Toronto for a show at The 40.
2011: Mood Jga Jga reunites for the Bill Merritt beneift show at the Winnipeg Convention Centre.
2012: Platinum Blonde are in Calgary at the Deerfoot Casino.
2017: Dahlia Wakefield & The Value Villains end a two-night stand at Casino Dene, outside Cold Lake, Alberta.
2017: The Frank is in Blackfalds, Alberta for a show at The BMI.
2017: Evereal releases their self-titled debut album.
2018: Walk Off the Earth perform during half-time show in New Orleans as the Saints are hosting the Vikings in the playoffs.