This Day in History: 2022-08-13

Aug 13
1965: Sounds Orchestral releases the single, “Canadian Sunset.”

1967: It’s day three of the Mariposa Folk Festival at Innis Lake Campground in Caledon, Ontario. Buffy Sainte-Mariel and Joni Mitchell both make their second appearances. Also on stage this night is Leonard Cohen.

1968: Bruce Palmer plays his last gig with Buffalo Springfield, at the Sports Arena in San Diego. He’s busted on drugs charges again a few days later, so he’s deported.

1968: Tal Bachman is born in Winnipeg as Talmage Bachman.

1969: The Guess Who release the AMERICAN WOMAN album, and its first single, the title track.

1971: Anne Murray is in Vancouver for the first of two nights at PNE Coliseum.

1976: Rose opens for Triumph in Hamilton at the Delta Hotel.

1977: BTO announce their split-up, the first time.

1982: Bryan Adams is in Little Mountain Sound Studio in Vancouver, working on what would become his CUTS LIKE A KNIFE album.

1983: Coney Hatch opens for Fastway and Iron Maiden in Erie, PA at the Civic Arena.

1993: The original Streetheart lineup reunites for the first time in 15 years for a show at Winnipeg\’s Rolling Stone Cabaret – the first of a three night run.

1994: Jann Arden’s “Insensitive” peaks at number 5 on the US charts.

1996:Sass Jordan is in Edmonton for a show at The Thunderdome.

2001: Sum 41 sees their first album, ALL KILLER, NO FILLER certified platinum in the US.

2002: Julian Austin releases his BULLETPROOF album.

2003: Big Sugar‘s BROTHERS & SISTERS WHERE ARE YOU? album is certified gold.

2005: Hedley tops Canada’s singles chart for the first time, with “On My Own.”

2010: Graham Shaw is among the performers at the Music in the Ruins Festival at St. Norbert Arts Centre in Winnipeg.

2014: George Canyon’s SOMEBODY WROTE LOVE album is certified gold in Canada.

2015: Lynne Hanson is in Toronto for the first of a two-night stand at Hugh’s Room.

2016: Doucette, Lee Aaron, Headpins, and Streetheart take the stage for Rock The Lake in Kelowna, BC.

2016: Spoons are in Lewiston, NY, celebrating the ’80s at Academy Park.

2019: Scalefighter release their new single, “Reach Back.”

2019: Mr Mouray release their new single, “The Come Down.”

2019: Day Dreamers release their new single, “Forever Again.”

2019: Many More Band release their sophomore album, STILL TRIPPIN’.

2020: Drop Top Alibi release their new single, “Eyes For You.”