This Day in History: 2022-07-26

July 26
1969: “Baby I Love You” by Andy Kim peaks at #9 on the Billboard singles chart.

1980: April Wine appear at the Monster of Rock festival at Donington Park, England.

1983: Gordon Lightfoot releases his SALUTE album.

1984: Burton Cummings is in Vancouver for a show at the Embassy Nightclub. Opening is Maclean & Maclean.

1992: Bryan Adams releases the single, “Do I Have To Say The Words?”

1995: Kim Mitchell releases his GREATEST HITS album.

2005: Alanis Morissette releases JAGGED LITTLE PILL ACOUSTIC, marking the 10 year anniversary of the original release.

2007: Three Days Grace’s ONE-X album is certified double platinum in Canada.

2008: The Trews play the Bonnyville Centennial Centre for the first time.

2008: Jann Arden headlines the tribute to Leonard Cohen concert, the lamely titled “The 2008 International Leonard Cohen Event” at Edmonton’s Winspear Centre.

2008: Nickelback is at Mountain View Studios in Abbotsford, BC recording what would become their DARK HORSE album later that year.

2008: Paul Anka marries his second wife, Anna Yeager on the island of Sardinia.

2008: Voivod is on stage in Calgary at The Monsters of Rock Festival.

2011: Terri Clark releases her ROOTS AND WINGS album.

2012: Bobby Cameron is on stage at Churchill Square during the Taste of Edmonton Festival.

2016: Tragically Hip are in Vancouver for a show at Rogers Arena.

2017: April Wine is in Edmonton for a show at Klondike Days.

2017: A special memorial jam session is held in Saskatoon at the Capitol Theatre for Steadies guitarist Justin Lee, who passed away the day before in Saskatoon’s ICU of a heart aneurysm.

2019: Drake’s latest single, “God’s Plan,” is certified diamond for a million sales.