This Day in History: 2022-10-04

Oct 4
1956: Gary Lima of The Dice is born in Toronto.

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.

2001: Holly Woods and Toronto play the second of a two night run in Edmonton at Longriders.

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.