This Day in History: 2022-04-28
1946: Wayne Davis, bassist for Bobby Kris & The Imperials is born in Toronto.
1959: Ronnie Hawkins releases his biggest single to date, “Mary Lou.”
1969: “You’ve Made Me So Very Happy” by Blood, Sweat & Tears tops Canada’s RPM singles chart.
1969: Paupers release the single, “Simple Deed.”
1976: Hammersmith opens for KISS at the Winnipeg Arena.
1978: Colleen Peterson releases her album, TAKIN’ MY BOOTS OFF.
1979: April Wine peaks at #34 on Billboard’s chart with “Roller.”
1980: Harold Macintyre releases his debut album, AREA CODE 705.
1986: Anne Murray tops Billboard’s country chart with “Now and Forever.”
1986: Cannon Annie, Click, and China White are at Cheers in their hometown of Edmonton.
1987: Maclean & Maclean are in Owen Sound, Ontario for a show at The Harbour Inn.
1988: Candi & The Backbeat release their debut album, CANDI.
1990: Corey Hart peaks at #37 on Billboard’s chart with “A Little Love.”
1998: The Rankin Family release their UPROOTED album.
2006: Neil Young releases the Grammy nominted song, “Let’s Impeach The President.”
2007: Timbaland tops Billboard’s singles chart the second of a two-week run with “Give It To Me,” featuring Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake.
2008: Doc Walker releases the BEAUTIFUL LIFE album.
2008: Nelly Furtado‘s duet with K’Naan, “Is Anybody Out There?” peaks on Billboard’s singles chart at #92 in its debut. It’s gone two weeks later.
2014: Lyne Hanson is in her hometown of Ottawa for a show at 100 Club.
2015: Brett Kissel is in the Alberta Rockies for a show at the Banff Springs Hotel.
2015: Theory of a Deadman release their ANGEL album.
2018: Head is home in Vancouver for a CD release party at Rickshaw Theatre for their album, DEAR FATHER.