This Day in History: 2022-07-07
1966: Johnny Fay, drummer forTragically Hip is born in Kingston, Ont.
1969: “Spinning Wheel” byBlood, Sweat & Tears tops Canada’s RPM singles chart.
1972:Mahogany Rush is in Quebec City for a show at La Cour la petite Bastille.
1976:The Stills Young Band is in Providence, Rhode Island for a show at the Civic Center.
1979:Mahogany Rush is in Houston Texas for a show at the Sam Houston Coliseum.
1979:Shane Yellowbird is born in Hobbema, Alberta.
1982: Jane Vasey, pianist forDownchild Blues Band dies of leukemia at age 33.
1982:The Terry Crawford Band opens for The Beach Boys at Edmonton’s Northlands Coliseum.
1983:Red Rider peaks on Billboard’s chart at #71 with “Young Thing Wild Dreams” the second of a two week run.
1984:Helix releases the WALKING THE RAZOR’S EDGE album.
1992:The Stampeders reunite for the first time in 15 years during the Calgary Stampede.
1997:Our Lady Peace closes out a three-week run atop Canada’s RPM singles chart with “Clumsy.”
1998:Barenaked Ladies release the album STUNT.
2001:Big Sugar peaks on Billboard’s chart at #12 with “Brothers and Sisters.”
2011: Max Brand is among the performers at Toronto’s El Mocambo, promoting the upcoming World Youth Day, which actually doesn’t take place until 17 days later.
2012:Steelback reunite in Nanaimo, BC for a show at Port Theatre.
2014:Neil Young reunites with Crosby Stills & Nash on the Jimmy Kimmel Show.
2016: Mombius Hibachi release the new single and video, “Fell Down A Hole.”
2017:Dan Davidson releases his new single and video, “Say We Did.”
2018: Redwhyn and Orb Sceptre Throne are in Vernon, BC for a show at Record City.
2020: Subjex release their new single and video, “Wilson Ave.”