This Day in History: 2022-10-03

Oct 3

1959: It spent a total of 16 weeks on Billboard's chart, and
Ronnie Hawkins' "Mary Lou" peaks this day at #26.

1966: Carlton Showband are #2 on the Canadian country chart for the second straight week with
"Merry Ploughboy."

1966: "And She's Mine" by
The Guess Who peaks on the Canadian pop chart at #38.

Lighthouse are on their first ever Atlantic Canada tour, at the J Louis Levesque Arena in
Moncton. Opening the show is Killer Egg.

Bruce Cockburn is in Victoria for a show at MacPherson Playhouse.

Mahogany Rush is in London, Ontario for a show at the London Arena.

Mahogany Rush is in Louisville, KY for a show at the Louisville Gardens.

1977: It\s night two for Creed in Toronto at The Black Swan.

Triumph and
Mahogany Rush are in Detroit for a show at Cobo Hall.

1982: Locals
White Wolf open for
Rush in Edmonton at Northlands Coliseum.

Triumph is in Rochester, NY for a show at the Community War Memorial Centre.

Neil Young takes the stage in Tinley Park, Illinois for the 13th annual Farm Aid

Odds release their compilation, SINGLES: INDIVIDUALLY WRAPPED.

Holly Woods and
Toronto play the first of two shows in Edmonton at Longriders. She was living there at the
time, and the band consists mostly of
Jenson Interceptor members.
Woods sings "What About Love" for the first time ever live, a song
Toronto recorded but didn't release until as a bonus track on the greatest hits album
three decades later. Heart, meanwhile, released it in '83 and it became a smash hit.

Triumph re-releases IN THE BEGINNING, which is their '76 debut under a different name
and cover through TML Entertainment in the US.

Colin James releases LITTLE BIG BAND 3, his first recording for the upstart MapleCore
Records label.

2006: The University of Guelph hosts a touring chamber opera chronicling the last five years in the
life of renowned Canadian doctor Norman Bethune. Bethune is still beloved in China to this day, credited with saving
thousands of people's lives during the Second World War.

John Kay releases
Steppenwolf LIVE IN LONDON. The album is a concert done earlier in the year.

Warpig's only album from 1970 is re-released on Relapse Records.

Edwin releases the BETTER DAYS album.

2009: Three Days Grace release the single and video, "Home."

2009: In celebration of the 20th anniversary of their formation,
UHF, featuring
Shari Ulrich, Bill Henderson from
Chilliwack, and
Roy Forbes kicks off a mini tour at The Centennial Theatre in Vancouver.

Arcade Fire release the new single, "Ready To Start."

Theory of a Deadman back up Fozzy for a show in Knoxville, Tennessee at
The International.

Killer Dwarfs and
Pretty Boy Floyd are among the acts at Wolf Fest in Golden, Colorado.

2015: Hyping their upcoming album, 13 VOICES,
Sum 41 show up on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.

2019: Twitter removes a post from Donald Trump slamming Joe Biden due to copyright violation. It
featured a meme with a snippit of
Nickelback's "Photograph."

JF Roy does a solo acoustic show in Fredricton, NB at 57 North.

2020: Gabriel Moore releases his new single and video, the title track to his SLOWBURNER album.

2020: Live music returns to Bonnyville, Alberta, when
Clayton Bellamy and The Congregation do a free outdoor show in a parking lot as a
SPCA fundraiser.