This Day in History: 2022-10-04
1960: Boys Brigade‘s Malcolm Burn is born in Cornwall, Ontario.
1968: 49th Parallel is in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan for a show at Temple Gardens.
1972: Dixie Lee Innes releases the single, “Nous Vivons Ensemble.”
1973: Those in attendance at a Stephen Stills concert in San Fransisco’s Winterland Ballroom get a special treat. Neil Young joins him on stage, along with David Crosby and Graham Nash for the first Neil Young, as part of CSNY performance in over two years.
1974: Mahogany Rush are in Passaic, NJ for a show at Capitol Theatre.
1975: Gino Vannelli performs “Love Me Now” when he appears on American Bandstand.
1977: It\s night three for Creed in Toronto at The Black Swan.
1980: Trooper releases their second self-titled album.
1981: Triumph releases the single, “Magic Power.”
1982: Piano great Glenn Gould dies in a Toronto hospital after suffering a stroke. He was 50.
1984: Kick Axe open for Quiet Riot and Whitesnake in Vancouver at the Concert Bowl.
1990: At a show at Toronto’s Rock & Roll Heaven nightclub, Bruce Cockburn joins Barney Bentall and the Legendary Hearts onstage for a couple of songs, “Lovers In A Dangerous Time” and “Rockin’ The Night Away.”
1990: Colin James is in Edmonton, opening up for ZZ Top at Northlands Coliseum.
1994: BURNING FOR BUDDY VOLUME 1 is released, a tribute to the late drummer. Rush‘s Neil Peart performs on “Cotton Tail” and “Pick Up the Pieces” and is the producer.
1997: Bill Bourne’s collaboration with Schuld and Stamer – NO SPECIAL RIDER, is released.
2000: Jeff Healey is in London, England for a show at Shepherds Bush Empire.
2002: Toronto declares today ” Ronnie Hawkins Day,” as celebration for the rockabilly pioneer being inducted into the Canadian Walk of Fame.
2004: Gordon Lightfoot is presented with a star in Canada’s Folk Music Hall of Fame.
2005: Nickelback release their ALL THE RIGHT REASONS album worldwide.
2005: Streetheart releases a ‘best of’ called THE ESSENTIAL STREETHEART through WEA International.
2005: Colin James releases his LIMELIGHT album.
2008: Teaze is in Albuquerque, NM for a show at the National Hispanic Cultural Centre.
2009: Toronto based The DGB make their Alberta debut at The Vat’s open house in Red Deer.
2011: Cuff The Duke release their new album, MORNING COMES.
2011: Big Sugar‘s “Roads Ahead” reaches #5 on the singles chart.
2012: Glass Tiger play a show at the Charles Stockey Centre in Parry Sound, Ontario.
2013: Luke & The Apostles reunite for a show at the Black Swan in Toronto.
2014: Anvil is in Toronto for a show at Rockpile East.
2014: Mainstreet Market Band opens for Bowskill and Fewings at Irene’s Place in Ottawa.
2015: Innerspace release their new video for “Mister Mayor.”
2017: Winnie Brave release their sophomore album, CHEAP GIN.
2018: Steadies kick off their first ever European tour in Venice, Italy at the Red Bear Pub.
2018: Chilblaine Winters releases the new single, “Six Three.”
2019: The New Customs release their album, SELLING RELIGION ON GOVERNMENT STREET.