This Day in History: 2022-06-18

June 18
1965: The Guess Who‘s “Shakin’ All Over” peaks at #13 on Billboard’s singles charts.

1965: Little Caesar & The Consuls release the single, “Sloopy.”

1973: Brian Sklar and the Prairie Fire Band are in Calgary for a television taping for the show, No. 1 West. That week’s musical guest is Lawrence Joseph.

1974: Rush is in Hamilton for the second of a six-night run at Duffy’s Tavern.

1976: Rush is in Oshawa, Ontario for a show at the Civic Auditorium.

1977: Rush begin recording A FAREWELL TO KINGS at Rockfield Studios in South Wales, UK.

1977: Teaze opens for Triumph at the Exhibition Pavilion in Lethbridge, Alberta.

1980: One Horse Blue release the BITE THE BULLET album.

1980: Quickflight release their self-titled, debut album.

1984: Pretty Rough release their sophomore album, GOT THE FIRE.

1988: Killer Dwarfs see BIG DEAL peak at #165 on Billboard’s albums chart, the first time they’re on Billboard.

1990: Alias releases their self-titled debut album.

1996: Vanguard Records releases Ian & Sylvia – LIVE AT NEWPORT on CD, a collection of 1963 and 1965 performances.

1997: The B-Girls compilation WHO SAYS GIRLS CAN’T ROCK? is released on CD.

2002: Our Lady Peace releases the GRAVITY lp.

2003: Bryan Adams releases LIVE AT BUDOKAN on CD and DVD.

2003: The Janet Theory release their fourth album, SACRILUCIOUS.

2006: Tracy Millar is the musical entertainment, following the rodeo in Bonnyville, Alta.

2013: Clayton Bellamy releases his new single, “Goodbye America.”

2014: Road Hammers release their new single, the title track from their WHEELS album.

2015: CBC TV premieres the KD Lang musical, “Balletlujah!”

2017: The Steadies release the video for their new single, “Love Revolution.”

2018: Innerspace release their new video and single, “In Motion.”

2018: Burton Cummings, Our Lady Peace, and Sarah McLachlan win awards at SOCAN’s shindig in Toronto, hosted by Brett Kissell. Oddly, Kanye West and Rihanna win awards too.

2019: During SOCAN’s annual AGM in Vancouver,

Nick Gilder’s “Hot Child In The City” is inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.