This Day in History: 2022-03-13
1974: Sweeney Todd is in Vancouver, opening for the New York Dolls at The Commodore.
1975: Mahogany Rush are at Tempo Studios in Montreal, working on what what become the STRANGE UNIVERSE album.
1976: BTO end a two week run at #33 on Billboard’s chart with “Take It Like A Man.”
1976: Carroll Baker is on top of the Canadian country chart with “No More Cheatin’.”
1978: Ian Thomas releases his STILL HERE album.
1979: Blue Peter open for Boomtown Rats the first of a two night stand at El Mocambo.
1980: Brandon Wolf releases the EP, NOT GUILTY.
1981: Rhinegold are on the second night of a three-night run in Ottawa at Barrymore’s Music Hall.
1982:Gino Vannelli‘s “The Longer You Wait” peaks on Billboard’s chart at #89.
1986: The Band is in St Louis for a show at the Fox Theatre.
1987: Tower Bridge releases the single and video to “Into Your Heart.”
1995: One Horse Blue‘s “Hopeless Love” tops Canada’s country chart. It’s the first time the band reached that pinnacle.
1998: Blue Rodeo‘s TREMOLO album is certified platinum.
2000: Soul Decision’s “Faded” tops Canada’s singles list.
2001: Melissa McClelland releases her self-titled debut album.
2000: 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: Graham Shaw releases his first solo album in 27 years, RAW SHAW.
2008: Matt Epp releases his ORPHAN HORSE album.
2013: Ron Sexsmith releases his FOREVER ENDEAVOR album.
2013: Kingdoom is home in Edmonton at the Mercury Club for a CD release party for their self-titled debut album.
2014: Serge Fiori releases his self-titled debut album.
2015: Tom Cochrane is in Toronto for a show at Massey Hall.
2015: Gabrielle Papillon releases her album, TEMPEST OF THE OLD.
2017: Road Hammers release their new single and video for “Crazy For You.”
2019: Drummer Zippy Pinhead (The Stiffs, The Rabid) dies in his Vancouver home of a suspected heart attack. He was 57.
2019: Delta Stone & The Wardogs release their new video and single, “Too Much For You.”
2020: Dommed & Stoned release their new EP, PRIMORDIAL.