This Day in History: 2022-08-08

Aug 23
1943: Singer/songwriter Kensington Market is born in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

1964: Paul Langlois, guitarist for Motherlode tops Canada’s RPM singles chart for the first of a two week run.

1969: Mahogany Rush is in Cleveland for a show at the Cleveland Stadium.

1975: Mahogany Rush and Teenage Head and Brian Plummer releases his sophomore album, I’M AS GUILTY AS YOU.

1983: Loverboy peaks at #11 on Billboard\’s chart with “Hot Girls In Love.”

1986: The Kings and Pursuit of Happiness release their THE DOWNWARD ROAD album.

2008: Sam Roberts releases his new single, “Without A Map.”

2011: Avril Lavigne and Lee Aaron and Headpins and Susan Jacks is in White Rock, BC for the first of two shows at Blue Frog Studios.

2015: Little Foot Long Foot, King Beez, and Blackdog Ballroom are at Cherry Cola\’s in Toronto.

2018: The one-day Winnipeg Classic Rock Fest is on at Shaw Park. Taking the stage are Kim Mitchell, Greg Leskiw with Monster Hollow.

2019: William Nassar releases his new single, “The Green Thyme.”

2019: Social Strife release their new single, “Denied.”

2019: “Kickin’ Back On A Sunday,” the first single since Rob Shapiro and Darren Gusnowsky left