This Day in History: 2022-03-19

March 19
1969: Gordon Lightfoot is in Massey Hall in Toronto. The show becomes his SUNDAY CONCERT album.

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.”