This Day in History: 2022-07-04
1959: Ronnie Hawkins is on the Billboard chart for the first time, peaking at #45 with “40 Days.”
1965: Gary Buck releases the single, “Back Street of Life.”
1966: Staccatos enter the pop charts at #82 with “C’mon Everybody.”
1970: JR Flood (with drummer Neil Peart) do a free show on a flatbed deck on James Street in St Catharines, Ontario.
1973: The Poppy Family play a show at Disney World.
1977: April Wine backs up The Rolling Stones at a show in Buffalo, NY.
1990: Moving Targetz are home in Toronto for a show at the Gasworks.
1994: Treble Charger releases their debut album, NC-17.
2006: Jane Siberry, now going by the name of Issa, gives a lecture on philosophy at the University of British Columbia.
2006: Duane Steele releases his GHOST TOWN album.
2008: Nickelback is at Mountain View Studios in Abbotsford, BC recording what would become their DARK HORSE album later that year.
2008: Frontiers Records releases the Harem Scarem album HOPE in Europe.
2013: Among the artists performing at the Milwaukee Summerfest are Barenaked Ladies.
2015: The Steadies are at home in Saskatoon for a show at the PotashCorp Club Jazz.
2015: Roger Roger release the single and video for “Think Of Me.”
2016: The Steadies are in Edmonton for a show at Blues On Whyte.
2018: DOA release their new album, FIGHT BACK.
2019: Dead South see “In Hell I’ll Be In Good Company” reach the gold single status.