This Day in History: 2022-07-22
1967: Lords of London enter the Canadian top 100 with “Corn Flakes and Ice Cream,” at #99.
1969: “Something To Believe” by Sugar and Spice is released.
1972: Lighthouse are in New York City during the Schaefer Music Festival.
1973: Mahogany Rush is in Montreal for a show at the Moustache Club.
1974: Wenzday peak at #34 on the Canadian pop chart with their remake of the \’50s classic “Last Kiss.”
1974: Mahogany Rush are in Cleveland, OH for the first of a two night stand at the Agora Ballroom.
1978: Hank Snow spends the second of two weeks peaking at #93 on Billboard’s country chart with “Nevertheless.”
1978: Claudja Barry releases her album, GIRL MOST LIKELY.
1979: Touche release the single “Take A Look (But Don\’t Touch).
1979: Frank Marino & Mahogany Rush are in Portland, Oregon for a show at the Paramount Theatre.
1980: Agharta release their self-titled, and only, album.
1983: Streetheart is in Winnipeg for a show at The Norlander Pub, the second of a five night run. The show is taped and used for the LIVE AFTER DARK album later that year.
1993: Tea Party is in Edmonton for a show at The Bronx.
1996: It was kicked out of the #1 spot for a couple of weeks, but Alanis Morissette sees “You Learn” top Canada’s RPM singles chart again, this time for a two-week run.
2002: Avril Lavigne‘s “So Complicated” reaches number one on Billboard.
2003: Three Days Grace release their self-titled debut album.
2006: Over $180,000 is raised for the Bethany Hope Foundation during Rock The Park in London, Ont. Headlining the closing night is Helix.
2007: Valdy is on stage during the Home Country Folk Festival in London, Ontario.
2008: Frank Marino is in Annapolis, Maryland for a show at Rams Head Tavern.
2010: Graham Shaw and Jennifer Hanson perform at McPhillips Station Casino in Winnipeg as part of the Manitoba Homecoming Festival.
2013: Burton Cummings is in San Juan, California for a show at the Coach House.
2014: Mariana’s Trench are on stage at Edmonton’s Klondike Days.
2015: Trooper is in Medicine Hat for a show at the Exhibition & Stampede.
2016: Lynne Hanson is on stage in Kemptville, Ontario at the Kemptville Live Music Festival.
2016: Harlots Webb re-release their only album on CD, 1990’s WILD TIMES with a different cover but no bonus material.
2016: Tragically Hip kick off their Man Machine Poem tour in Victoria.
2017: Bobby Taylor, frontman for The Vancouvers succumbs to leukemia while living in Hong Kong. He was 82.
2018: Alimony Brothers are in Vancouver for a show at Wise Lounge.