This Day in History: 2022-04-30

April 30
1962: Longtrain, Steele/MacLeod, and Headpins bassist Danny Latham is born in Weyburn, Sask.

1967: Ian and Sylvia Tyson perform at New York’s Carnegie Hall for the first time.

1969: Dianne Brooks releases her debut single, “Walkin’ On My Mind.”

1971: Neil Young peaks at #93 on Billboard’s chart with “When You Dance I Can Really Love.”

1971: Carolyn Dawn Johnson is born in Grande Prairie, Alberta.

1977: Klaatu‘s 3:47 EST album reaches # 32 on Billboard’s albums charts, where it stays for three weeks. The single, “Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft” peaks at #62.

1985: Coney Hatch are with Krokus and Accept in Dallas for a show at the Convention Center.

1988: Honeymoon Suite sees “Love Changes Everything” peak at #91 on Billboard’s list.

1988: Anne Murray is featured on Solid Gold, where she pretends to perform “On and On.”

1994: Rush‘s show in Philadelphia, PA’s The Spectrum is taped, and eventually winds up on DIFFERENT STAGES.

1996: 54-40 releases the TRUSTED BY MILLIONS album.

1997: Econoline Crush is in Winnipeg, opening for KISS at the Winnipeg Arena the second of a two night stand.

2005: Rustic Charm is in their hometown of Cold Lake, Alberta for a show at Beantrees.

2008: Sarah McLachlan releases her compilation album RARITIES, B-SIDES & OTHER STUFF.

2008: Brian Plummer dies in hospital after a lengthy bout with cancer.

2016: Helix and Kick Axe are in Regina for a show at Casino Regina.

2016: Age Of Electric is in Vancouver for a show at the Commodore Ballroom.

2016: Jazz legend and appointed Liberal Senator Tommy Banks is in Saskatoon with vocalist Shelly Ewing for a show with the Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra at the Broadway Theatre.

2016: Arapacis hold a CD release party for their fifth album, SYSTEM DECEIVE at Bistro de Paris in Montreal.

2017: David Clayton Thomas is in Rochester, NY for a show at the Eastman Theatre.

2018: Uriah Heep, featuring Canadian singer Bernie Shaw, are in Edmonton for a show at Union Hall. Hometown band Alleviate is the opener.