This Day in History: 2022-06-20

June 20
1945: Anne Murray is born in Springhill, NS

1955:The Four Lads release the single “Moments To Remember.”

1957:Santers bassist Rick Lazaroff is born in Toronto.

1966:The Bossmen release the single, “Brainwashed.”

1974: BEFORE THE FLOOD, a live double album by Bob Dylan and The Band, is released.

1977: Teaze opens for Triumph at the Coliseum in Edmonton.

1979: Claudja Barry sees “Boogie Woogie Dancin’ Shoes” peak at #56 on Billboard, the second and last time she makes the chart.

1980: RCA releases the compilation, THE BEST OF THE FAMILY BROWN.

1981: Qwest release their debut album, TAMPICO GOLD.

1981: Rough Trade peak at #12 with “Highschool Confidential.”

1982: It’s a mega CanCon show at the Chicopee Ski Club in Kitchener, Ontario, as Toronto and Rough Trade are the headliners, and Headpins, Lee Aaron, and the Lydia Taylor Band are the openers.

1984: Parachute Club releases the single “Sexual Intelligence.”


Spoons release their BRIDGES OVER BORDERS album.

1986: Bryan Adams is among the performers during the first ever Prince’s Trust Concert, held in London.

1987: Tim Feehan releases the single, “Where’s The Fire?”

1994: Gaye Delorme is in St Catharines, Ontario for the first of a two-night stand at The Hideaway.

1996: The Band is in London, England for a show at Kentish Town Forum.

2006: Nelly Furtado releases her LOOSE album.

2008: Tupelo Honey is in London, Ontario for a show at the Salt Lounge.

2009: Crash Karma play their first ever show together in Burlington, Ontario.

2010: Donnie Walsh of Downchild Blues Band is inducted into the Canadian Blues Hall of Fame during a ceremony in Windsor, Ont.

2013: Helix begins an Alberta tour at Casino Lethbridge.

2014: Sara McLachlan kicks off her 55 date North American tour in Seattle.

2015: Lex Justice is at home in Edmonton for a show at Big Al’s House of Blues.

2017: Brett Kissell releases his new single, “Canadian Kid.”

2019: After 25 years, Enforcer reunites for a show at the Brass Monkey in Ottawa.

2019: Matt Blais releases his new album, IN SHADOW AND LIGHT.

2019: Glass Tiger release their new single, “This Is Your Life.”