This Day in History: 2022-07-11
1949: Liona Maria Carolynne Boyd is born in London, England.
1960: The Beau-Marks peak on Billboard’s pop chart at #45 with “Clap Your Hands.”
1961: One-time drummer for Tower Bridge, Lambros Tsiandos is born in Edmonton.
1966: Dee & The Yeomen sneak into the RPM top 100 at 100 with “Baby It’s All Worthwhile.”
1966: Tom Northcott releases the single, “Going Down.” It debuts on RPM’s Top 100 list at #98.
1971: Creed and Whiskey Howl are in Toronto for a show at The Warehouse.
1974: Neil Young is in Vancouver with Crosby, Stills, & Nash for a show at the PNE Coliseum.
1978: Kathleen Edwards is born in Ottawa.
1979: Los Angeles\’ Bruin Theatre hosts the premiere of “Rust Never Sleeps”, a concert film directed by Neil Young and featuring Crazy Horse.
1981: Carroll Baker peaks at #82 on Billboard’s country chart with “Mama What Does Cheatin Mean,” the first time she makes Billboard’s list.
1993: Neil Young is in London, England for a show at Finsbury Park.
1996: Alessia Cara is born in Brampton, Ontario as Alessia Caracciolo.
2003: Steppenwolf is in Detroit for a show at the DTE Energy Centre.
2008: Frank Marino kicks off a 26-date North American tour in Windsor, Ontario at Bluesfest.
2008: The Joys release their debut album, UNFOLD.
2008: Steven Page, singer for Barenaked Ladies, is arrested for cocaine possession in Syracuse, NY. He’s held until a $10,000 bond is posted.
2009: Alexisonfire peaks at #81 on Billboard with “Old Crow.”
2010: Ian and Sylvia sing together for the first time in decades, a the 50th anniversary of the Mariposa Folk Festival in Orillia, Ontario.
2010: Corb Lund headlines The Medicine Hat Flood Relief Show. The show raises $68,000 for the Canadian Red Cross.
2012: Pat Travers is in Portland, Oregon for a show at the Bing Room. It’s taped for a radio broadcast.
2013: Clayton Bellamy is in Toronto at the Datkota Tavern for a CD release party for FIVE CROW SILVER.
2014: Sentinel holds a writing session in Victoria, BC and lay down some base tracks for their debut album (finally).
2015: Harem Scarem record their show in Toronto for the double album/DVD LIVE AT THE PHOENIX later that year.
2015: Big Sugar is in Hamilton for Its Your Festival.
2019: Headpins are in Edenvale, Ontario at Roxodus Music Fest.
2019: One Bad Son release their new single and video for “Scarecrows.”