This Day in History: 2022-02-19



Feb 19

1938: Blues legend
Dutch Mason is born Norman Byron Mason in
Lunenburg, NS.

1946:
Paul Dean of
Loverboy,
Scrubbaloe Caine, and
Streetheart is born in Vancouver.

1952:
Saga and
Gilmour Negus Project drummer Steve Negus is born in
Hamilton.

1965:
The Esquires open for The Beach Boys at Toronto’s
Maple Leaf Gardens.

1965: An unwed
Joni Mitchell gives birth to a daughter who is
given up for adoption.

1966: Tommy Hunter tops the Canadian country chart for the first and
only time, with "Mary In The Morning."

1975: Daniel Adair, drummer for
3 Doors Down and
Nickelback is born in Vancouver.

1978:
Rush is in London, England for the first of two shows at
Hammersmith Odeon.

1983: WORLDS APART from
Saga peaks on Billboard’s albums chart at #29.

1983:
Triumph is in Vancouver for a show at the
Coliseum.

1985:
Anne Murray peaks at #7 on Billboard’s
country chart with "Somebody’s Always Saying Goodbye."

1990:
The Smalls release their self-titled debut album.

1991:
Moving Targetz open for
Trooper at Bakersfield in Niagara Falls,
Ontario.

1991:
Tragically Hip release the ROAD APPLES
album.

1991: NIGHT RIDE HOME,
Joni Mitchell‘s 16th album, is
released.

1992:
Tom Cochrane releases MAD MAD WORLD
Stateside.

1999:
Pat Travers is in Harlesden, England for a show
at Mean Fiddler.

2004:
Neil Young & Crazy Horse are in Vancouver for
a show at Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

2006:
Jann Arden sings "O Canada" at the
NBA’s all-star game in Toronto.

2008:
The Trews release their NO TIME FOR LATER album.

2010:
Wade Brown, most noted for his work with blues
legend
The Dutch Mason Blues Band, is found dead at the
age of 63 in his Truro, NS home after years of deteriorating health.

2013:
Matthew Hornell releases his second album,
HAVE IT ALL.

2016:
The Trews are in Sherwood Park, Alberta for a show at
Festival Place.