This Day in History: 2022-03-28

March 28
1906: Murray Adaskin – violinist, composer, conductor, and Director of the Music department at the University of Saskatchewan, is born in Toronto.

1934: Award-winning music promoter, manager, broadcaster, record and instrument retailer, and record label owner Harvey Glatt is born in Ottawa.

1947: Eugene Martynec of Bobby Kris and The Imperials and Kensington Market is born in Germany. He would gain more acclaim as a producer for the likes of The Paupers, Rough Trade and Queen City Kids.

1950: Hank Snow is at Brown Radio Productions in Nashville, recording some tracks, including “I’m Moving On.”

1954: Bill Bourne is born in Red Deer, Alberta as WIlliam Sigurd Bourne.

1966: “Believe Me” by The Guess Who peaks at #6 on the RPM Top 100.

1966: “Until It’s Time For You To Go” by Catherine McKinnon is on top of the Canadian contemporary chart. It’s at #68 on the pop chart.

1969: McKenna Mendelson Mainline is in Birmingham, England for a show at Mother’s.

1970: Neil Young with CNS&Y release “Woodstock,” a cover of a Joni Mitchell song, and goes to No. 11.

1970: Five Man Electrical Band release their GOODBYES AND BUTTERFLIES album.

1977: Gino Vannelli is in Philadelphia for a show at the Spectrum.

1978: Peter Pringle is on the Alan Hamel Show, plugging his debut album.

1978: Gino Vannelli is in Kansas City, Missouri for a show at the Municipal Auditorium.

1981: Coney Hatch is in Pointes-Claire, Quebec, for the first of a three night run at Maples.

1981: Anne Murray is the guest host on Solid Gold.

1982: The Terry Crawford Band end a three-night run at Barrymore’s in Ottawa.

1987: Corey Hart peaks at #88 on Billboard’s chart with “Dancing With The Mirror.”

1989: Alannah Myles releases her self-titled debut album.

1994: Lee Aaron is at Metalworks Studio in Mississauga, Ontario, working on what would become her EMOTIONAL RAIN album.

1995: Jeff Healey is in Germany, performing at the Stuttgart Jazz Festival.

1996: Glueleg open for KISS in Hamilton at Copps Coliseum.

2001: Jazz great Moe Koffman dies of cancer at age 72.

2003: With the exception of a couple of teenagers, everyone yawns when it’s reported that Avril Lavigne is covering Bob Dylan’s “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door” for a charity disc benefiting war victims.

2005: Bryan Adams releases the new single, the title track from the ROOM SERVICE album.

2011: Headstones release the single, “Long Way To Neverland.”

2014: Stampeders are in Edmonton for a show at Century Casino.

2018: The Our Lady Peace and Matthew Good show at the CN Centre in Prince George, BC is cancelled after Good was hospitalized the night before due to pneumonia.

2019: Colin James is in Edmonton for a show at the Northern Jubilee Auditorium.

2019: Lighthouse is in Enoch, Alberta for a show at River Cree Resort & Casino.

2019: A Nation of Silence release their new single and video for “Breaking Point.”