This Day in History: 2022-07-09
1950: Tony Nolasco, drummer for The Spassiks and McKenna Mendelson Mainline is born in Sudbury, Ontario.
1963: Ronnie Hawkins releases the single, “Bo Diddley.”
1965: Robert Goulet releases the album, BEGIN TO LOVE.
1969: David Clayton Thomas are in New York City at the Wollman Skating Rink during the Schaefer Music Festival.
1969: “Baby I Love You” by Andy Kim tops the Canadian pop chart.
1974: Neil Young reunites with Crosby Stills & Nash at a show in Seattle, WA.
1976: “Roxy Roller” (the original version) from Sweeney Todd ends a three-week run atop Canada’s RPM singles chart.
1994: Coney Hatch are in Pittsburgh for a show at Graffiti’s.
2002: Dream Warriors release their last album of new material, THE LEGACY CONTINUES.
2002: Boomers release their MIDWAY album.
2006: Sugakane is home in Cold Lake, Alberta for a show at Camel’s Toe Night Club.
2008: Matt Mays + El Torpedo release the album, TERMINAL ROMANCE.
2012: Emerson Drive release the single, “She’s My Kind Of Crazy” from the forthcoming album, ROLL.
2014: Saga‘s new album, SAGACITY, enters the German album charts at #13.
2014: The Perms release their new single and video, “The Parent Thing.”
2015: He once fronted Default, now he’s a country star, and Dallas Smith is among the performers on opening night of the Craven Country Jamboree outside Craven, Saskatchewan.
2016: Rural Alberta Advantage are at the Gridlock Festival in Halifax, NS for the second of a three-night run.
2016: Terra Lightfoot, Loose Cannon, David Gogo, Steve Hill, Carson Downey Band, Jonas & The Massive Attraction, Downchild Blues Band, and Colin James all take the stage at Marina Park in Thunder Bay, Ont, for the Red & White All Canadian Bluesfest.
2016: Tragically Hip peak on Billboard’s albums chart at #179 with MAN MACHINE POEM.
2018: Alimony Brothers are in Vancouver for a show at Wise Lounge.
2020: Dark Stone release their new single, “All I Ever.”