This Day in History: 2022-03-19
1971: Steppenwolf release the compilation album, GOLD – THEIR GREAT HITS.
1972: Contraction release the English version of their self-titled debut album.
1974: Rush is in Toronto for the fourth of a week-long gig at the Pickadilly Tube.
1977: Burton Cummings sees “I’m Scared” peak on Billboard’s chart at #61.
1979: Gino Vannelli is in Atlanta for a show at the Omni.
1979: The Terry Crawford Band is in Montreal at Listen Audio Studios, laying down tracks that would become their debut album.
1979: Streetheart is in Edmonton for a show at Northlands Coliseum.
1981: Photograph start a three-night run in Ottawa at Barrymore’s Music Hall.
1985: Leyden Zar release the video and single for “It’s Alright.”
1986: Eight Seconds is at Farmyard Studios in Buckinghamshire, England, recording their ALMACANTAR album.
1988: Brian Plummer’s show in Saskatoon is taped for STV’s “Sounds Unlimited” show.
1994: Sass Jordan peaks at #6 on Billboard with “High Road Easy.”
1994: Colin James and his Little Big Band are in Kitchener, Ontario for a show at Lulu’s.
2001: Danko Jones releases his new album, I’M ALIVE AND ON FIRE.
2005: George Canyon makes his only appearance on Billboard’s country chart, peaking at #44 with “My Name.”
2009: Glass Tiger is in Regina for a show at the casino.
2009: Simple Plan release their NO PADS NO HELMETS – JUST BALLS album.
2013: Grapes of Wrath release their HIGH ROAD album.
2012: Dallas Smith releases the single, “High Rollin’.”
2013: Walk Off The Earth release their first album for new label, Columbia – REVO.
2013: Swollen Members release their BEAUTIFUL DEATH MACHINE album.
2016: Carl Dixon is in Hamilton for a solo show at Sir Sam’s Ski & Bike.
2016: Thor is in Portland, Oregon at Rose City Strip. The show featured a screening of the “I Am Thor” movie, then the ONLY THE STRONG album done in its entirety.
2017: High Park Society release their new single and video, “Indecision.”