This Day in History: 2022-03-12

March 12
1974: Ray Materick releases his sophomore album, NEON RAIN.

1975: Mahogany Rush are at Tempo Studios in Montreal, working on what what become the STRANGE UNIVERSE album.

1978: Rawn Bankley releases his self-titled, debut solo album.

1979: Steve Blimkie & The Reason releae their first single, “All I Want Is You Alone” b/w “I Got This Feeling.”

1979: Jerry & Jo’Anne are among the guests on Ronnie Prophet‘s “Grand Old Country” TV show.

1981: Rhinegold start a three-night run in Ottawa at Barrymore’s Music Hall.

1983: Triumph is in Indianapolis for a show at Market Square Arena.

1987: Marianas Trench guitarist Matt Webb is born in Vancouver.

1988: Anne Murray peaks at #52 on Billboard’s country chart for the first of two weeks with “Sunday Sunrise.”

1992: Slik Toxic release their DOIN’ THE NASTY album.

1994: Rush is in Worcester, Mass for a show at The Centrium.

1995: Rik Emmett releases his SPIRAL NOTEBOOK album.

2000: Tara Lyn Hart releases the single, “Save Me.”

2002: Remy Shand releases his debut album, THE WAY I FEEL.

2005: Nickelback is in Abbotsford, BC for some studio time at Mountain View Studios. The sessions become part of the ALL THE RIGHT REASONS album later that year.

2008: Nickelback is at Mountain View Studios in Abbotsford, BC recording what would become their DARK HORSE album later that year.

2012: Dallas Smith releases the single, “If It Gets You Where You Wanna Go.”

2012: Stereos release a statement stating they’re breaking up.

2016: In a ceremony in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee,

The Good Brothers are inducted into the NACMAI’s North American Country Music Hall of Fame.

2016: MSH Acoustic Duo is in Toronto for a show at GoodWeeds Lounge.

2016: Marlene Clark & The Heartbreakers are in Newmarket, Ontario for a show at Big Daddy’s Lounge.

2017: Wild Strawberries release their VESPER 50 album.

2017: Mike Field releases his new album, TRUE STORIES.

2019: Bryan Adams‘ SHINE A LIGHT peaks at #2 on the Swiss Albums Chart.