This Day in History: 2022-03-10

March 10
1966: Short term Triumph guitarist (and later Bon Jovi member) Phil X is born in Toronto as Phillip Xenedis.

1972: Mahogany Rush is in Quebec City for a show at Cegep FX Garneau.

1972: Lighthouse are in Toronto for a show at Massey Hall.

1973: Abraham’s Children score their only top 10 hit when “Gypsy” makes it to #8 on the Canadian chart.

1973: Lighthouse peak on the Canadian chart at #17 with “You Girl.”

1979: Rush is in Hollywood for a show at the Sportatorium.

1980: April Wine is in England for a show at Reading University. It surfaces as the LADIES MAN EP later that year.

1984: Anne Murray peaks at #46 on Billboard’s country chart with “That’s Not The Way It’s Supposed To Be.”

1986: One To One peak on the Canadian chart at #14 with their first single, “There Was A Time.”

1987: Kick Axe is in Owen Sound, Ontario for a show at Brothers.

1988: Anne Murray peaks at #52 on Billboard’s country chart with her duet with Doug Mallory, “Perfect Strangers.”

1996: The Juno Awards are held in Hamilton. Among the winners are Shania Twain, Colin James, Ashley MacIsaac, and Alanis Morissette.

1995: Roy Forbes releases his LOVE TURNS TO ICE album.

2002: Bryan Adams is live at Wembley Arena in London, England.

2000: Downchild Blues Band‘s Tony Flaim dies of a heart attack.

2001: Colin James is in Vancouver for a show at the Commodore.

2007: In a ceremony in Toronto, Triumph is inducted in the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame.

2008: It’s the same as the compilation released a few months earlier, but Sony BMG releases THE BEST OF CRASH TEST DUMMIES – COLLECTION. This one has a pair of unreleased tracks thrown in.

2010: Platinum Blonde play their first reunion show at The Mod Club Theatre in Toronto, in conjunction with being inducted into the Radio and Television Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame.

2013: Hometown favourites Rose Cousins and The Stanfields walked away as winners at the East Coast Music Awards gala at the Cunard Centre in Halifax. Also on the winners list were George Canyon, Matt Mays, and Dave Gunning.

2017: Blackie & The Rodeo Kings are in Vancouver for a show at the Commodore Ballroom.

2017: The Frank are in Red Deer for a show at Leah’s Bar & Grill.

2018: The Dirt Road Angels hold an album release party for their new disc, EXTRA DIRTY, at the Italian Culture Center in Edmonton.

2018: Ian Thomas is in Oshawa, Ontario for a show at the Regent Theatre.

2018: Fred Turner, bassist/vocalist for The Pink Plumm, Brave Belt, BTO, Union, and Bachman Turner, calls it quits after over 50 years, and announces his official retirement.

2018: Mississippi Live & The Dirty Dirty are home in Vancouver for a show at the Railway Club.

2018: JG Rawk releases his new single and video, “This Puzzling Skin.”

2019: Marcel Murdoch releases the video and single, “Sometimes.”