This Day in History: 2022-09-22
Lighthouse is born in Brooklyn, NY.
Jim Byrnes is born in St. Louis, Missouri as James Thomas Kevin Byrnes.
1951: Terry Draper of
Klaatu is born in Toronto.
Mahogany Rush is in Saskatoon for a show at the Saskatoon Arena.
Nick Gilder is in Vancouver, opening for The Cars at Pacific Coliseum.
1982: At the time a Police tribute,
Platinum Blonde are in Kitchener, Ontario to close out a three-night run at the
Coronet Motor Hotel.
Neil Young releases FREEDOM, his hardest album in a decade. A blistering performance
of the opening track, "Rockin' in the Free World," on 'Saturday Night Live' is regarded as one of
that show's best performances.
Shania Twain wins Entertainer of the Year at the Country Music Association Awards in
Carolyn Dawn Johnson peaks on Billboard's country chart at #59 with
2006: Bruno Mambella, road manager for
Kim Mitchell dies in hospital after a five vehicle pileup near Woodstock, ON.
The Fables kick off the tour in support of their KINGS & LITTLE ONES album at the St
John's Arts and Culture Centre.
George Canyon performs at China-Canada: Hand in Hand, a joint concert held in
Vancouver between CCTV (China Central Television) and the CBC to commemorate the one-year countdown of the 2008 Beijing
Olympics. One of the songs performed by Canyon was "What a Fine Jasmine Blossom," a duet with Tang Can, sung
entirely in Mandarin.
Anvil releases THIS IS THIRTEEN, their 13th album.
Connie Kaldor releases her POSTCARDS FROM THE ROAD album.
Barney Bentall releases his THE INSIDE PASSAGE album.
Corb Lund releases his LOSIN' LATELY GAMBLING album.
2009: Three Days Grace release their third album, LIFE STARTS NOW.
Billy Talent release their BILLY TALENT III album in the US.
The Sheepdogs win three CASBY Awards – Favourite New Artist, Favourite Indie Album, and
Favourite New Album.
Big Sugar is in Truro, NS for a show at the Civic Square.
Blue Rodeo's GREATEST HITS VOLUME ONE album, released 16 years earlier, reaches
Matthew Good releases his new album, SOMETHING LIKE A STORM.
2018: Mortal Host release their new single and video, "Mortal Part."
Danko Jones releases his new single, "We're Crazy" from the upcoming
album, A ROCK SUPREME.