This Day in History: 2022-03-30

March 30
1959: Hank Snow peaks on Billboard’s country chart the first of two weeks at #19 with “Doggone That Train.”

1968: Celine Dion is born in Charlemagne, Quebec.

1970: Troyka is home in Edmonton for a show at the Kinsmen Field House, opening for the Byrds.

1978: Anne Murray releases her LET’S KEEP IT THAT WAY album.

1979: Triumph release their JUST A GAME album.

1981: Patti Jannetta releases her self-titled debut album.

1981: Coney Hatch is in Pointes-Claire, Quebec, closing out a three night run at Maples.

1984: Ron Bankley releases his INSURGENT SUN album.

1987: Bryan Adams releases his INTO THE FIRE album.

1992: The Pursuit of Happiness are in LA at Sound City Studios, laying down tracks for what would become their THE DOWNWARD ROAD album later that year.

1995: The Rankin Family release their GREY DUSK OF EVE album.

1997: Colin Linden releases his RAISED BY WOLVES album.

1998: Celine Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On” tops the Canadian singles chart for the fifth of six weeks.

1998: Robbie Robertson releases his CONTACT FROM THE UNDERWORLD OF REDBOY album.

1999: Kim Stockwood releases her album, 12 YEARS OLD.

2006: Matt Epp releases his new album, LOVE IN SUCH STRONG WORLDS.

2014: DOA guitarist Dave Gregg dies of a heart attack. He was 54.

2014: Serena Ryder wins Artist of the Year at the Juno Awards, held in Winnipeg. Brett Kissel, Arcade Fire, Ron Sexsmith, A Tribe Called Red, and Justin Beiber are among the other winners.

2019: It’s a special night in Victoria, when the Victoria The Victoria Jazz Orchestra welcomes Valdy on stage at the Alix Goolden Performance Hall.