This Day in History: 2022-05-22

May 22
1950: Gary Weeks of Gary & Dave is born in Charlottetown, PEI.

1957: CHUM AM switches to a “Top 50” format, and begins its own chart.

1959: Lisa Dalbello is born in Toronto.

1967: Dan Roberts, bassist for Crash Test Dummies is born in Winnipeg.

1967: The Rabble, The Isabella Blues Band, Leonard Cohen and Buffy Sainte-Marie at the Queen’s Park “Love In” in Toronto, which was attended by nearly 4,000 people.

1971: Annie Murray sees her version of “Put Your Hand In The Hand” – released before Ocean‘s version, peak at #67 on Billboard’s country chart in its second and last week on the chart.

1972: The Guess Who play a show in Seattle, Washington. The concert becomes the LIVE AT THE PARAMOUNT album.

1979: Max Webster plays their first Norweigan gig ever in Oslo.

1982: Coney Hatch is in Minden, Ontario for a show at the local arena.

1987: Jitters release the single, “Last Of The Red Hot Fools.”

1994: Ian Tyson is in Vancouver for a show at the Fairgrounds in Cloverdale, BC.

1995: Headstones release their sophomore album, TEETH AND TISSUE.

1996: Blackie & The Rodeo Kings release their debut album, HIGH OR HURTIN’.

2004: Terri Clark is in Cloverdale, BC for a show at the Agriplex.

2005: Country singer-songwriter Terry Carisse succumbs to cancer at the age of 62.

2008: Finger Eleven debut the video for “Paranoid Freak” on MuchMusic.

2008: Doc Walker and Lonnie Mack take the stage at Bonnyville, Alberta’s Centennial Centre.

2010: Little Caesar & The Consuls are in Toronto for a show at the Old Mill.

2010: Broken Social Scene peaks on Billboard’s albums chart at #34 with FORGIVENESS ROCK RECORD.

2012: Dallas Smith releases his debut solo album (and first country effort), JUMP RIGHT IN.

2013: Corb Lund is in Eugene, Oregon for a show with The Koozies at the Community Center for the Performing Arts.

2015: Doug & The Slugs are in Whitecourt, Alberta for a show at The Conference Centre.

2015: It’s a special show for Prism fans at Argyll Centre in North Vancouver, as alumni Al Harlow, Rocket Norton, John Hall, and Ab Bryant play together for the first time.

2015: Sam Moon and Matt Minglewood are in Pictou, Nova Scotia for a show at the Decoste Centre.