This Day in History: 2022-07-08
1967: “Labourer” by49th Parallel enters the Canadian pop chart at #82.
1967: Hank Snow peaks on Billboard’s country chart at #18 with “Down At The Pawn Shop.”
1967:Townsmen see “He’s In Town” enter the Canadian pop chart at #86.
1972:Bonnie Dobson releases her self titled debut album.
1977: Travis Pankiw, leader ofJoshuas Habit, is born in Calgary.
1978:Jesse Winchester releases the album, A TOUCH ON THE RAINY SIDE.
1982: Serena Ryder is born in Toronto.
1982:The Terry Crawford Band opens for The Beach Boys at The Sportsplex in Lethbridge, Alberta.
1987:Chalk Circle is in Toronto for a show at Ontario Place.
1992:Connie Kaldor releases her WOOD RIVER album.
1994:Gowan is in Vancouver for a show at the Commodore.
1996: “Ahead By A Century” fromTragically Hip is the top song on the Canadian singles chart, for the second time.
1997:Jason McCoy releases his PLAYIN’ FOR KEEPS album.
1997:Wide Mouth Mason release their self-titled second album in the US.
2003:Nickelback film the video to “Someday” with director Nigel Dick in Vancouver.
2006:Nelly Furtado‘s duet with Timbaland, “Promiscuous” tops Billboard’s singles chart. Her album LOOSE also tops Billboard’s albums chart.
2007:Gordon Lightfoot headlines the venerable Mariposa Folk Festival, in his hometown of Orillia, ON.
2008:Matt Mays + El Torpedo release the album, TERMINAL ROMANCE.
2010:The Carpet Frogs play a sold out show at Richmond Hill’s Mill Pond Park.
2011:Doc Walker releases the single, “Country Girl” from the forthcoming album 16 AND 1.
2014:Tom Cochrane releases the single, “Sunday Afternoon Hang.”
2016: Rural Alberta Advantage begin a three-night run at the Gridlock Festival in Halifax, NS.
2019: Loud Luxury see their latest single, “Body” certified gold.
2019: Cynical Sons release their new single, “Feen For Me.”
2020: Fallen Stars release their new single and video, “Enough.”