This Day in History: 2022-05-30

May 30
1960: Micah Barnes of The Nylons is born in Vienna, Austria.

1963: Voivod drummer Michel Langevin is born in Montreal.

1986: Papa Joe Brown, patriarch of The Family Brown, dies in Chesley, Ontario after succumbing to cancer at the age of 60.

1970: Steppenwolf finish up recording what would become their FOR LADIES ONLY album in LA’s American Recording Studios.

1977: Ronny Abramson releases the single, “Love Gets Me Around.”

1983: Pat Travers opens for Aerosmith in Vancouver at the Pacific Coliseum.

1980: Pat Travers is opening for Scorpions and Ted Nugent at Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver.

1981: Gino Vannelli‘s “Living Inside Myself” peaks on Billboard’s chart at #6.

1985: Blushing Brides are home in Toronto for a show at Rock & Roll Heaven.

1992: Sass Jordan peaks at #11 on Billboard with “Make You A Believer.”

1997: Neil Young cancels his European tour after cutting his finger open while slicing a ham sandwich.

2000: Prairie Oyster releases the WHAT IS THIS COUNTRY? album.

2004: Avril Lavigne‘s second album UNDER MY SKIN enters the UK album charts at # 1.

2004: Corb Lund is on a derrick somewhere outside Devon, Alberta, shooting the video for “Roughest Neck Around.”

2006: Lee Aaron releases THE VIDEO COLLECTION on DVD.

2010: Eugene Ripper plays in Vancouver for the first time, at The Railway.

2013: Johnny Burke is in Summerside, PEI for a show at The Causeway Bay Hotel.

2013: Frank Soda, Doucette, Powder Blues, James ‘Buddy’ Rogers, Lee Aaron, Al Harlow of Prism, Stonebolt, and ex- Max Webster stars Mike Tilka and Terry Watkinson are in Vancouver for Liver Aid at The Red Robinson Theatre.

2014: Goddo is in Niagara Falls for a show at Taps Brewhouse.

2015: Streetheart is in Edmonton for a show at Century Casino.

2017: The Tragically Hip announce a partnership with medical marijuana company Newstrike. The band invest in the company, which begins trading on the TSX under the symbol HIP, and also play a significant role in the company’s marketing.

2019: Revive The Rose release their self-titled debut album.