This Day in History: 2022-03-04

March 4
1949: Carroll Baker is born in Bridgewater, NS.

1963: Greg Fraser, guitarist for Brighton Rock is born in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario.

1973: Lisle releases their only album, SMILE WITH LISLE.

1973: Max Webster are in Mississauga, Ontario for a show at Erindale Secondary School.

1974: Jan Lewan releases his first album after moving to Canada from Poland, REMEMBER ME, MY LOVE.

1978: Claudja Barry releases her album, CLAUDJA.

1978: Dan Hill peaks on Billboard’s chart at #3 with “Sometimes When We Touch.”

1980: Chilliwack is in Vancouver for a show at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

1981: Butler end a three night run in Ottawa at Barrymore’s Music Hall.

1983: After collapsing backstage in mid-concert in Louisville, Kentucky, Neil Young cancels the remainder of his tour.

1984: Connie Kaldor releases her sophomore album, MOONLIGHT GROCERY.

1986: The Band‘s Richard Manuel hangs himself in the bathroom of his Florida hotel room. He was 42.

1990: Tom Jackson releases his debut album, SALLY ANN.

1993: Wild T & The Spirit release the album GIVIN’ BLOOD.

1999: Carole Pope releases her solo album, THE SILENCER.

2000: Nickelback release the single, “Leader of Men.”

2002: Trooper is in Drayton Valley, Alberta for a show at the old hotel. Seventeen year old Colyn Brisebois tries to get in, but is ID’d by a part time waitress that just happens to be his teacher – less than a month before his birthday. HA! HA!

2006: Unidisc re-releases Mindstorm‘s self-titled debut from 1987.

2007: Thor‘s 1977 album KEEP THE DOGS AWAY is re-released on CD.

2011: Original Chilliwack bassist Glen Miller dies in a Toronto hospital from muscular dystrophy.

2014: Dallas Smith releases his EP, TIPPIN’ POINT.

2014: Rufus Wainwright releases the compilation, VIBRATE – THE BEST OF RUFUS WAINWRIGHT.

2014: Mounties release their THRASH ROCK LEGACY album.

2014: Wake Owl release their THE PRIVATE WORLD OF PARADISE album.

2016: The Steadies are at home in Saskatoon for a show at O’Brians, opening for The Wailers.

2017: The Tea Party is in Toronto for the second of a two-night stand at the Danforth Music Hall.

2017: Lex Justice ends a two-night stand at home in Cold Lake, Alberta at Beantrees Cafe.

2018: Stampeders and Goodsoil native Atlanta Jane perform in Regina at the Conexus Arts Centre during the annual TeleMiracle.

2019: Corey Primus releases the video and single, “Rain On Me.”