This Day in History: 2022-06-09
1973: Lisle‘s single, a cover of The Bee Gees’ “Sweetheart,” begins a 20 week run on the Canadian country chart, starting at #72.
1973: Rush is in Toronto for a show at Abbey Road Pub, closing out a six-night stand.
1977: Creed is in Belleville, Ontario at the Sun Valley Motor Inn for the third of a six-night run.
1979: Claudja Barry peaks at #56 on Billboard’s chart with “Boogie Woogie Dancing Shoes.”
1980: Corey & Trina are in Stephenville, Newfoundland, recording what would become the COREY & TRINA III album at Clode Sound Studios.
1980: Quickflight is at Little Mountain Studios in Vancouver, working on what would become their debut album.
1988: Bruno Gerussi’s Medallion is at home in Vancouver for an all-ages show at 86 Street Music Hall.
1989: China White is at home in Edmonton for a show at Cheers Pub.
1990: Tragically Hip peak on Billboard’s albums chart at #170 with UP TO HERE.
1992: Clarence (Big) Miller dies in Edmonton of a heart attack at the age of 69.
1995: Alanis Morrissette is in The NOB Studios in Hilversum, Netherlands, recording the acoustic tracks for a radio program that become the Japan-only SPACE CAKES EP.
1998: Neil Peart from Rush guests on sessions with Jeff Berlin that becomes Berlin’s CHAMPION lp later that year.
2001: Moxy is in Norje Havsbad for the Sweden Rock Festival.
2004: Ray Materick releases his LIVE AT THE EL MOCAMBO album.
2005: Theresa Sokyrka‘s debut album, THESE OLD CHARMS, is certified gold.
2007: While touring Europe, KD Lang appears on ‘The Dame Edna Treatment’ TV show, where they perform “I’m Every Woman.”
2007: Nickelback is the only musical entry in that year’s Canadian Walk of Fame ceremonies in Toronto.
2012: Saga release their new album, 20/20.
2018: Howzat, Eklectik, and After The Lounge are in Niagra Falls, Ontario for a show at the Hard Rock Cafe.
2018: Dirt Road Angels are in Cold Lake, Alberta as the entertainment following the annual Stampede at Exhibition Park.