This Day in History: 2022-11-11
1949: Teaze axeman Chuck Price is born in Windsor, Ontario.
1950: Hank Snow’s single, “I’m Moving On” hits #1 on the Billboard country and western chart.
1957: Queen City Kids‘ Alex Chuaqui is born in Regina.
1966: Paupers are in Toronto for a show at Boris’ Place.
1967: “Fisherwoman” by The Collectors peaks at #18 on the Canadian pop chart.
1967: The RPM country chart extends to the top 25 for the first time. Tommy Hunter makes it to #12 with his new single, “Mary In The Morning.”
1970: Bruce Cockburn is in Thunder Sound Studios in Toronto, working on what would become his HIGH WINDS WHITE SKY album.
1970: Ian & Sylvia are in Nashville at the Ryman Auditorium as guests on The Johnny Cash Show. It’s their second time on the show, and they perform “Four Strong Winds.”
1974: BTO top Billboard’s pop chart with “You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet.”
1978: Anne Murray is atop Canada’s RPM singles chart for the third of four straight weeks with “You Needed Me.”
1979: Mahogany Rush are at Tempo Studios in Montreal, working on what what become the WHAT’S NEXT album.
1982: Helix is in Toronto for a show at El Mocambo.
1986: Voivod are in L’Autre Studios in Montreal, recording their ROOOOAAARRRR album.
1998: Steppenwolf is in Wichita, Kansas for a show at the Cotillion Ballroom.
2008: Nickelback release the single, “If Today Was Your Last Day.”
2008: George Canyon releases his new album, WHAT I DO.
2009: Matt Epp releases his SAFE OR FREE album.
2012: Neil Young with Crazy Horse are in Vancouver for a show at Rogers Arena.
2013: Hedley release their WILD LIFE album.
2014: Rush release their R40 album.
2014: Trews are in Brandon, MB for a show at the 40 At Trails West Inn.
2015: Chad Brownlee is the entertainment at Rexall Place as Edmonton hosts the Canadian Finals Rodeo.
2016: Longtime Chilliwack bassist Doug Edwards dies in his home in Vancouver at the age of 70.
2017: The Box and Sam Steel are in Pembroke, Ontario for a show at the Festival Hall Centre For The Arts.
2017: Tim Vaughn is in Saskatoon for a show at Buds on Broadway.
2018: Neil Young loses his Malibu home to wildfire. It’s the second time he’s lost his house to fire. This time he blasts Trump for his moronic and ill-informed comments on how it’s all the Democrats’ fault.
2018: Iron Wheel release their new single, “No Room In Hell.”
2019: Highfront release their debut single, “Through Pain We Dine,” from the upcoming album of the same name.