This Day in History: 2022-07-06
1973: Blood Sweat & Tears are in New York City during the Schaefer Music Festival.
1974: Anne Murray tops Billboard’s country chart with “He Thinks I Still Care.”
1975: Bob Ruzicka releases the single “Sunshine Lady.”
1985: Corey Hart‘s “Never Surrender” begins four weeks on top of Canada’s RPM singles chart. He also appears on Solid Gold, pretending to sing the song.
1985: Carroll Baker peaks at #95 on Billboard’s country chart with “It Always Hurts Like The First.” It’s the last time she makes Billboard.
1989: Anvil’s first live album, PAST AND PRESENT – LIVE IN CONCERT is released.
1991: “I Know You’ll Wait” by Patti Jannetta reaches #28 on the Canadian AC chart.
1991: Bryan Adams is in Milton Keynes, England for an outdoor show at The Bowl.
1999: Shania Twain kicks off the European leg of her current tour in Glasgow at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre. Opening is Leahy.
1999: Ron Sexsmith is in Harlesden, England for a show at Mean Fiddler.
2003: Shania Twain is one of the featured performers in Hyde Park, London. The charity show raises $1.6 million for the Prince’s Trust.
2004: Spirit of the West release their first new album in seven years, STAR TRAILS.
2005: World renowned opera tenor Richard Verreau passes away at the age of 79 of natural causes.
2008: Avril Lavigne releases the single, “The Best Damn Thing.”
2013: Among the performers at the Country Bike Festival in Tours, France is Brett Kissell.
2013: Rush play a show at Hamilton’s Copps Coliseum during Rushcon 13.
2013: Danielle French is in Edmonton for a show at The Black Dog Freehouse.
2014: Cowpuncher, Bluessmyth, and the Coal Creek Boys are all at Palomino Smokehouse in Calgary.
2014: Wild T & The Spirit, Tim Vaughn, Blue Mule, and Krystle Dos Santos are among the performers in Edmonton during Blues On Whyte Pub’s Takin’ It To The Streets 3 festival.
2017:Chilliwack is in White Rock, BC for a show at The Pier.
2018:Watchmen are in Calgary for a show at the Wild Horse Saloon.
2018: The Sound City Holligans, VKS, and Shockload are in Vernon, BC for a show at Record City.
2018:Big Sugar bassist Garry Lowe succumbs to cancer at the age of 65 after a two-year long battle.