This Day in History: 2022-06-06

June 6
1966: Barry Allen‘s “Lovedrops” peaks at #10 on the Canadian pop chart.

1966: Little Caesar & The Consuls enter Canada’s pop chart at #98 with “1,000 Miles Away.”

1971:mDomenic Troiano plays his last show with Bush at the Bitter End in LA. Portions of the show are included in the band’s only album reissued in 1995.

1971: Country babe Lisa Brokop is born in Surrey, BC.

1973: Rush is in Toronto to begin a six-night stand at Abbey Road Pub.

1974: Rush ends a four-night run at Larry’s Hideaway in Toronto.

1976: Mahogany Rush is in Oakland for a show at Alameda County Coliseum, part of the Day at the Green lineup.

1980: Teaze is in Montreal for a show at Le Club. The show is taped and broadcast live by CHOM FM. Also on the card is Bruford.

1980: Corey & Trina are in Stephenville, Newfoundland, recording what would become the COREY & TRINA III album at Clode Sound Studios.

1984: Bryan Adams is in Little Mountain Sound Studio in Vancouver, laying down the tracks to “Heaven.”

1984: Doug & The Slugs are in Ottawa for a show at Barrymore’s.

1986: Anne Murray peaks at #62 on Billboard’s country chart with “Who’s Leaving Who?”

1987: The fifth annual Prince’s Trust Rock Gala at Wembley Arena in London, UK features the likes of George Harrison, Elton John, Ringo Starr, and Bryan Adams.

1990: Alannah Myles picks up an Elvis Award as Best Newcomer at the Second International Rock Awards in Los Angeles.

1990: Cowboy Junkies are in Edmonton for a show at the Jack Singer Concert Hall.

1992: “If You Asked Me To” by Celine Dion tops Canada’s RPM singles chart for the first of a two-week run.

1992: “Without Love” by Infidels peaks at #30 on the Canadian singles chart.

1997: David Wilcox is in Edmonton for the second of three acoustic shows at the Myer Horowitz Theatre.

1999: Blackie & The Rodeo Kings release their sophomore album, KINGS OF LOVE.

2000: The Tragically Hip release MUSIC AT WORK.

2002: During the North by Northeast Music Festival in Toronto, Jeff Healey joins Bobby Cameron onstage for a few numbers.

2005: Stampeders are in Moncton, NB for a show at the Moncton Casino.

2006: Carolyn Dawn Johnson releases her third album, LOVE AND NEGOTIATION.

2012: Ronnie Hawkins, Gil Moore of Triumph, Krisztina Szabo, and Oscar Peterson – posthumously, are inducted into the Mississauga Music Walk of Fame.

2014: Annihilator is in Norje Havsbad for the Sweden Rock Festival.

2015: Nick Gilder and Sweeney Todd are in Parksville, BC for a show at the Community Centre.

2015: Exciter is in Norje Havsbad for the Sweden Rock Festival.

2015: Spirit of the West make their only appearance ever at Toronto’s Massey Hall. It’s one of the group’s last performances together, after singer John Mann had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease.

2015: Stampeders are in Moncton for a show at Casino Moncton.

2016: Moving Targetz release EVOLVER – THE EARLY ADVENTURES OF – full of demos and remixes.

2018: Doors & Fours release their new single, “What It’s Like?”

2019: Lex Justice is in Edmonton to kick off a three night run at Blues On Whyte.

2019: The Dungarees release their debut album, TWENTY SOMETHING.

2019: Three Days Grace is in Norje Havsbad for the Sweden Rock Festival.

2019: Northern Pikes release their new single, “Forest of Love.”

2021: The Weeknd sweeps the Juno Awards  winning five awards — artist of the year, album of the year and contemporary R&B recording of the year (After Hours), single of the year (“Blinding Lights”) and songwriter of the year. The pop and R&B superstar swept these same five categories five years ago with his album Beauty Behind the Madness and single “Can’t Feel My Face.”