This Day in History: 2022-03-14

March 14
1956: Barney Bentall is born in Calgary.

1966: Ray Hutchinson peaks at #12 on the Canadian pop chart with “Rose Marie.”

1969: The Guess Who release their WHEATFIELD SOUL album.

1970: The Poppy Family release the single “Whch Way You Goin’ Billy?” in the US.

1970: The Band peak at #57 on Billboard’s chart with “Rag Mama Rag.”

1971: Jerry & Joanne are featured on The Ralph Emery Show, the pre-eminent country & western talk show at the time.

1972: Ken Tobias releases his debut album, DREAM #2.

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

1978: Bim releases his THISTLES album.

1978: April Wine release their FIRST GLANCE album.

1979: The movie Voices is released, which has Burton Cummings writing and/or singing several of the songs.

1979: Blue Peter open for Boomtown Rats the second of a two night stand at El Mocambo in Toronto.

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

1981: Loverboy is on Solid Gold, lip-synching “Turn Me Loose.”

1982: Wildroot Orchestra release the single, “Hurricane Freda.”

1983: Jamie James releases his first solo album after leaving Kingbees, THE BIG ONE.

1986: The Band is in Kansas City for a show at Memorial Hall.

1987: The Arrows release the album, THE LINES ARE OPEN.

1992: Rawlins Cross release the album, CROSSING THE BORDER.

1993: Wild T & The Spirit release the single, “Freedom Train.”

2003: Matthew Good sees his album, THE AUDIO OF BEING, certified gold in Canada.

2007: Julian Austin releases his new album, THE RED & WHITE.

2007: Sum 41 are in LA at Ocean Way Studio, finishing up their upcoming album, UNDERCLASS HERO.

2011: Little Scream release their THE GOLDEN RECORD album.

2012: Punch Drunk Cabaret release their self-titled debut album.

2014: Dallas Smith releases an extended version of his new single, “Tipping Point.”

2015: Emerson Drive is in Cold Lake, Alberta for a show at the Energy Centre.

2017: Loverboy release their new single and video for “Stop The Rain.”

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

2019:Headpins, Prism, and Streetheart are in Medicine Hat, Alberta for a show at Canalta Centre