This Day in History: 2022-07-27

July 27
1932: Guy Lombardo and the Royal Canadians release, “I’ll Never Be The Same.”

1974: Paul Anka releases “You’re Having My Baby,” a duet with Odia Coates.

1974: Blood Sweat & Tears are in New York City during the Schaefer Music Festival.

1977: Moxy headlines a San Antonio, TX show at the Municipal Auditorium.

1979: Doucette is in Terrace, BC for a show at the Civic Arena.

1981: Leyden Zar is in Kirkland Lake, Ontario for a show at the local arena.

1983: Neil Young releases his only album with The Shocking Pinks, EVERYBODY’S ROCKIN’.

1983: Coney Hatch release their OUTTA HAND album.

1983: Streetheart is in Edmonton to start a two-night run at CI South. The show is taped and used for the LIVE AFTER DARK album later that year.

1985: Corey Hart‘s “Never Surrender” ends a four-week run on top of Canada’s RPM singles chart.

1987: Triumph releases their SURVEILLANCE album, the last to feature Rik Emmett.

1988: Kim Mitchell is in Chatham, Ontario for a show at Copperfields.

1991: Bryan Adams tops Billboard’s charts with “Everything I Do (I Do It For You)” from the Robin Hood – Prince of Thieves soundtrack. It also becomes the first British chart-topper by a Canadian.

1993: Rik Emmett‘s IPSO FACTO album is certified platinum in the US for a million copies sold.

1996: Bryan Adams is in London, England for a show at Wembley Arena.

1999: Bif Naked releases her album, I BIFICUS in the US.

2001: Bill Wade, drummer for Moxy dies of cancer.

2002: Killer Dwarfs are at Le Medley in Montreal.

2003: Doug & The Slugs perform a free outdoor concert at Sir Winston Churchill Square during Edmonton’s Klondike Days.

2003: Shania Twain performs at Hutchinson Field in Chicago, her first concert in the US since releasing her album UP. The show becomes a live DVD.

2004: KD Lang releases her compilation tribute album, HYMNS OF THE 49TH PARALLEL.

2004: Joni Mitchell releases her THE BEGINNING OF SURVIVAL album.

2005: Frank Marino is in London, England for a show at Mean Fiddler.

2007: Honeymoon Suite, Trooper, Rik Emmett, and David Wilcox all take the stage over the next few days at the fourth annual Rock The Park in London, Ont.

2008: Bachman Cummings close out the Rock The Park festival in London, Ont. Also playing that night are April Wine and Streetheart.

2012: Steelback reunites after 30 years for a show at the Port Theatre in Nanaimo, BC.

2012: Pied Pumkin reforms for a show in White Rock, BC at Blue Frog Studios.

2013: Coney Hatch and Saga are among the performers in London, Ontario at Harris Park.

2013: Platinum Blonde is in Edmonton for a show at K Days.

2014: Roadhammersare in Edmonton for Klondike Days.

2014: Burton Cummings and Headpins are on the bill at Rock The Park in London, Ontario.

2016: Billy Talent release the single, “Ghost Ship of Cannibal Rats.”

2018: Headpins are in Edmonton for a show at K Days at Tim Horton’s North Stage.

2018: Tom Jackson releases his song and video “Hockey Night In Heaven,” a tribute to the Humboldt Broncos.

2018: Dragstrip Devils and Cawama take the stage at Record City in Vernon, BC.

2018: Bryan Adams is in St John’s, NFLD for a show at Mile One Centre.

2019: Martin Starsley Band is in White Rock, BC for a show at Blue Frog Studios. It’s also a release party for their new album, ROLLIN’ AGAIN.

2019: Frazey Ford opens for Hawksley Workman at the Shaw Amphitheatre in Banff, Alberta.

2019: Doug Helle releases his new single and video, “What The Hell Are We Even Doing Here?”

2020: Fallen Stars release their new single and video, “Our Stand,” shot live in Vancouver earlier that summer during Burnaby Pride.