This Day in History: 2022-04-21
1945: Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians debut on the Billboard pop chart with “Poor Little Rhode Island” which peaks at #11 & stays on the charts for 8 weeks.
1959: Guitarist Michael Timmins of the Cowboy Junkies is born in Montreal.
1961: Bob & Lucille, later known as The Canadian Sweethearts, re-release their 1958 single, “Eeny Meeny Miny Moe” on King Records.
1969: Hank Snow sees “The Name of the Game Is Love” top Canada’s country chart.
1976: Hammersmith opens for KISS at the Montreal Forum.
1979: Anne Murray tops Canada’s RPM singles chart with “I Just Fall In Love Again.”
1985: Coney Hatch is with Krokus and Accept, at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, Oklahoma.
1988: Marking his return to Reprise Records, Neil Young releases THIS NOTE’S FOR YOU – a bluesy, swinging album featuring a full horn section.
1988: Rush‘s show in Birmingham, England is taped for the SHOW OF HANDS video.
1996: Having moved to Canada to avoid the draft, Jesse Winchester makes his first appearance back in the US after being pardoned for avoiding the Viet Nam draft, at a sold-out show in Burlington, Vermont.
2000: Tara Lyn Hart’s single, “Save Me” peaks at #5 on the RPM country chart.
2001: Danko Jones is in Edmonton for a show at Red’s.
2002: Capitol Records releases the ‘best of’ package COREY HART – THE SINGLES.
2006: Saga releases their new CD, TRUST.
2007: Timbaland tops Billboard’s singles chart the first of a two-week run with “Give It To Me,” featuring
Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake.
2013: The Juno Awards go down at the Brandt Centre in Regina. Among the winners are Marianas Trench perform an a capella version of “Fallout,” leading straight into “Stutter.” KD Lang is inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
2015: The Wild release their new single, “Slow Burn.”
2017: Barstool Prophets are in Ottawa for a show at Barrymore’s Music Hall.
2018: Dahlia Wakefield is in St Albert, Alberta for a show at the Community Hall in support of the Kinsmen.
2018: Bobby Cameron releases his new single and video, “Where You Live Where You Die.”
2018: Prism frontman Al Harlow releases his new single, “My Mind Is Running Away With You.”