This Day in History: 2022-07-27
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.