This Day in History: 2022-11-08
1965: Stu Phillips’ single, “Cathy Keep Playing” enters the Canadian country chart at #8.
1965: Dee & The Yeomen’s “Take The Last Train Home” enters the Canadian pop chart at #37.
1969: Troyka are home in Edmonton for a show at the Kinsmen Field House with Canned Heat.
1969: Blood Sweat and Tears‘ “And When I Die” enters the Billboard pop chart at #10.
1969: Andy Kim peaks at #36 on Billboard’s chart with “So Good Together.”
1973: Stampeders release their FROM THE FIRE album.
1974: Mahogany Rush are in Atlanta on the third of a four-night stand at the Electric Ballroom.
1977: July Black is born in Toronto.
1980:Teenage Head peak at #86 on the Canadian singles chart with “Let’s Shake.”
1986: Triumph‘s “Somebody’s Out There” peaks at #27 on the Billboard singles chart.
1991: Bryan Adams‘ single, “Can’t Stop This Thing We Started” is certified gold in the US.
1992: The two volume John Allan Cameron set CLASSIC JOHN ALLAN is released.
1998:Roy Forbes releases his CRAZY OLD MOON album.
2003: Ryan Malcolm’s “Something More” is the number one song in Canada for the third week in a row.
2005: Nickelback release the single, “Animals.”
2005: George Canyon releases his holiday album, HOME FOR CHRISTMAS.
2005: Tragically Hip release their YER FAVOURITES album.
2008: Great Big Sea is in Edmonton for a show at the Northern Jubilee Auditorium.
2011: Rush release the live TIME MACHINE album.
2014: Trews are in Banff, Alberta for a show at Wild Bill’s.
2014: Streetheart is in Winnipeg for a show at The Oak.
2015: Shred Kelly release the single and video, “Sing To The Night.”
2018: Headstones are in Winnipeg with the Matchstick Skeletons for the first of two shows at the Club Regent Event Centre.
2018: George Canyon is in Edmonton for the first of a two-night stand at Yellowhead Casino.
2018: Dirt Road Angels are the Farm Fair entertainment at the Edmonton Expo Centre.
2018: Donny Lee releases his sophomore album, BETTER BELIEVE IT, and the first single, “Anyone Else?”
2019: Jann Ardenis in Calgary for a show at Grey Eagle Resort and Casino.
2019: Carole Pope is in Toronto for a show at The Duke.
2019: Mae Moore and Lester Quitzau are in Courtenay, BC for a show at Crown Isle Resort.