This Day in History: 2022-03-23
1977: Oakley is in Richibucto, NB for the second of a five night run at The Bear’s Den.
1978: Greg Adams releases his debut self-titled album.
1982: Kate & Anna McGarrigle release their LOVE OVER AND OVER album.
1983: At the annual Genie Awards ceremony in Toronto, Burton Cummings wins for Best Original Song for “You Saved My Soul” from the Melanie soundtrack, a movie which he co-starred in.
1991: Annihilator end a UK tour, opening for Judas Priest at the Hammersmith Odeon a second straight night.
1994: hHead is in Mendocino, California, working on what would become their JERK album at Philo’s Ranch.
1995: Claudja Barry releases the US only album, DISCO MIXES, extended versions of a handful of her previous hits.
1996: Nickelback releases their debut EP, HESHER.
1998: Celine Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On” tops the Canadian singles chart for the fourth of six weeks.
1999: Crash Test Dummies release the album, GIVE YOURSELF A HAND.
2009: Sass Jordan is in Brampton, Ontario for a show at the Rose Theatre. The show is shot for a live webcast.
2009: Nickelback release the single, “I’d Come For You.”
2010: The Weakerthans release their album, LIVE AT THE BURTON CUMMINGS THEATRE.
2010: Nickelback release the single, “This Afternoon.”
2013: Three Days Grace release the single, “Human Race.”
2014: Gwar frontman Dave Brockie dies of a heroin overdose at the age of 50.
2015: Louis-Jean Cormier releases his LES GRANDES ARTERES album.
2016: George Canyon’s CLASSICS album is certified gold in Canada.
2018: Randy Bachman is in Winnipeg for the first of two nights at Club Regent Event Centre.
2019: Spoons are in Toronto for a show at the Great Hall.
2019: Bourne, Quitzau and Madagascar Slim are in Regina for a show at The Exchange.