This Day in History: 2022-09-30

Sept 30
1940: Dewey Martin of Buffalo Springfield fame is born Walter Milton Dwayne Midkiff in North Dundas, Ont.

1953: Paul Harwood, bassist for Mahogany Rush, is born in Montreal.

1957: Honeymoon Suite drummer Dave Betts is born in Toronto.

1967: Ugly Ducklings debut at #89 on the Canadian pop chart with “Gaslight.”

1967: Stitch In Tyme peak at #82 on the Canadian pop chart with “New Dawn.”

1967: Bobby Curtola peaks at #72 on the Canadian pop chart with “Quando Quando.”

1969: Steppenwolf see “Move Over” peak at #31 on Billboard’s chart.

1974: Mahogany Rush are in Hempstead, NY for a show at Hofstra University.

1975: Mahogany Rush is in Toronto for a show at Massey Hall.

1978: Stonebolt is on American Bandstand, where they lip synch “I Will Still Love You.”

1982: Harlequin play to a packed house at the Saskatoon Centennial Auditorium.

1983: Toronto and Streetheart are in Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario for a show at Memorial Gardens.

1989: Neil Young is the musical guest on Saturday Night Live.

1997: Charlie Major releases his EVERYTHING’S ALRIGHT album.

1999: Harem Scarem releases the self-explanatory album BALLADS in Japan.

2006: Treble Charger is the first inductee into the Sault Ste. Marie Hall of Fame.

2007: The video for Hedley ‘s latest single, “She’s So Sorry,” premieres on Much Music.

2008: 54-40 releases NORTHERN SOUL.

2009: Greg Ladanyi, president of Maple Jam Music Group and award winning producer of such artists as Don Henley, Fleetwood Mac, Toto, Jackson Browne, and Jeff Healey, dies in a Cyprus hospital after an on-stage accident that caused severe head trauma.

2011: Streetheart is in Edmonton for a show at Century Casino.

2011: Parachute Club and Steppenwolf take the stage at David Pecaut Square as part of the Walk of Fame celebrations in Toronto, after both groups had been inducted.

2012: Raylene Rankin dies of metastatic breast cancer at the age of 52.

2012: Rush is in Edmonton for a sold-out show at Rexall Place.

2012: Northern Pikes are inducted into the Western Canadian Music Hall of Fame during a ceremony in Regina.

2012: Marianas Trench are on the card at the Bazooka Rocks Festival, the Philippines’ first indoor rock festival – at the SMX Convention Center in Manila.

2014: Helix releases their new Yuletide single, “Even Jesus Wasn’t Loved In His Hometown.”

2014: Three Days Grace release the single, “I Am Machine.”

2014: Bryan Adams releases the new album, the all-covers TRACKS OF MY YEARS.

2016: Now going solo, Darby Mills is in Vancouver for the second of a two-night stand at Blue Frog Studios in White Rock, BC.

2016: Burton Cummings is in New York for a show at BB King’s Bar & Grill.

2017: The Headbangers Ball goes down at the Rockpile in Toronto. On the card are Metal ABBA, Disciples of Dio, Aron Criss, and Judas Rising.

2017: Econoline Crush headline a show at Cherry Cola’s Rock n Roll Cabaret Lounge in Toronto. Also on the bill are King Beez and Hot Lips.

2017: Innerspace release their new album, RISE.

2017: Bryan Adams joins Bruce Sprinsteen on stage in Toronto for the Invictus Games’ closing ceremonies. They perform “Badlands” and Adams’ “Cuts Like A Knife.”

2018: Punch Drunk Cabaret release their new single and video, “Don’t Die Until You’re Dead.”