This Day in History: 2022-02-10

Feb 10
1966: The Allan Sisters release the single, “Silly Jilly.”

1967: Buffalo Springfield are in Lubbock, Texas for a show at the Music Box. It’s the last show with bassist Ken Koblun.

1967: Paupers are in Toronto for a show at West Hill Collegiate.

1973: Edward Bear‘s “Last Song” tops Canada’s RPM singles chart, ending a two-week run.

1973: Keith Hampshire is on Billboard’s chart for the first time, peaking at #51 with “Daytime Nighttime.”

1973: Terry Jacks‘ “I’m Gonna Love You Too” peaks at #9 on the Canadian chart.

1975: Mahogany Rush is in Lansing, Michigan for a show at The Brewery.

1977: Max Webster and Rush open for The Runaways at Cobo Hall in Detroit.

1985: Everyone who is anyone in Canadian music converges on Toronto’s Manta Sound Studios to record the vocal tracks to “Tears Are Not Enough.” The song was written to raise funds for Ethiopian famine relief and domestic food banks.

1986: The Box peak at #27 in Canada with “L’Affaire Dumoutier.”

1987: A gala benefit concert to honour the Royal Conservatory of Music’s 100th annivsary is held at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto.

1990: Roy Forbes plays at the Winter Roots Music Festival at the WISE Hall in Vancouver.

1992: Bryan Adams releases the single, “Thought I’d Died and Gone To Heaven.”

1996: Around 20,000 fans show up for an autograph session with Shania Twain at the Mall of America in Minneapolis.

2000: Blue Rodeo‘s THE DAYS IN BETWEEN album is certified gold.

2003: Sum 41 release the single, “The Hell Song.”

2004: KING OF BROKEN HEARTS by Goddo is released in the US on Bullseye Canada.

2006: Out of print since it hit the shelves less than two years earlier, Anvil‘s BACK TO BASICS is released on FAB Records.

2006: Jonathan Demme’s acclaimed documentary, Neil Young: Heart of Gold, premieres in North American movie theatres.

2008: The East Coast Music Awards are held in Fredricton, NB. Among the winners are Matt Mays & El Torpedo with five nominations, and Joel Plaskett Emergency, who walked away with seven awards. The Du-Cats receive the presitigious Stompin’ Tom Award, recognizing unsung heroes of the industry in the region. Ritchie Oakley, Ivan and Vivian, The Tremtones, and Aldun MacVicar also receive the award.

2012: Sass Jordan gets a tour of 4 Wing and talks to the troops when she visits Cold Lake, Alberta, and is made an honourary Colonel.

2015: Tom Cochrane releases his TAKE IT HOME album.

2017: George Canyon is in Airdrie, Alberta for a show at the Bert Church Theatre.

2018: Spoons are in Oshawa, Ontario for a show at The Music Hall.

2019: Drake wins best rap song award for “God’s Plan” at the Grammys in LA.