This Day in History: 2022-11-18

Nov 18
1966: The Paupers are in Toronto for a show at the Red Gas Room, starting a three-night run.

1967: Stampeders enter the Canadian top 100 for the first time with “Morning Magic.” It enters at #73.

1967: The Guess Who peak at #46 on the Canadian pop chart with “Flying On The Ground Is Wrong.”

1967: Sugar Shoppe enters the Canadian top 100 at #85 with “The Attitude.”

1967: Paupers make their only appearance on Billboard’s singles chart with “Magic People,” which peaks at #178.

1968: Steppenwolf‘s “Magic Carpet Ride” tops Canada’s pop chart.

1970: Lorne Greene is a guest on The Johnny Cash Show. Along with the Carter Family, they perform “Way Out WestIn The Old Days.”

1972: Mahogany Rush is in Quebec City for a show at Palais Montcalm.

1973: The DeFranco Family top the Billboard chart with “Heartbeat – It’s a Lovebeat.”

1974: Steppenwolf is in Providence, Rhode Island for a show at the Civic Center.

1976: Burton Cummings is in Vancouver for a show at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

1977: Singer/songwriter Fred McKenna dies at the age of 43.

1978: It’s been a good run, but Anne Murray ends a four-week run on top of Canada’s RPM singles chart with “You Needed Me.”

1982: Coney Hatchopens for Judas Priest in Fresno, Cal at Selland Arena.

1988: Killer Dwarfs open for Iron Maiden at the Newport Centre in Newport, Wales.

1988: Glass Tiger, Honeymoon Suite, and Platinum Blonde are in Toronto for a show at Maple Leaf Gardens.

1989: Anne Murray peaks at #28 on Billboard’s country chart with her duet with Kenny Rogers, “If I Ever Fall In Love Again.”

1990: Kate & Anna McGarrigle are in New York for a show at the Lone Star.

1995: Treble Chargeris in Edmonton for a show at The Rev.

1996: Alanis Morissette begins an eight-week run atop the Canadian singles chart with “Head Over Feet.”

2005: Rene Simard issues a press releases declaring his innocence in helping cover up manager Guy Clouthier’s sexual assault of Rene’s sister Nathalie decades earlier.

2006: Streetheart is in Edmonton for a show at Mayfield Trade Centre.

2008: Nickelback release their DARK HORSE album.

2009: Alannah Myles‘ compilation album, BLACK VELVET, is released.

2011: Matthew Good sees his album, VANCOUVER certified gold in Canada.

2012: Justin Beiber and Carly Rae Jepsen are in Hollywood for the American Music Awards. Carly wins Best New Artist, and the Beeb wins for Favorite Pop Male Artist, Favorite Pop/Rock Album for I BELIEVE, and for Artist of the Year.

2014: The Melgrove Band release their BONES OF THINGS album.

2015: Ian Thomas presents his A Life In Song show in Brantford, Ontario at the Sanderson Centre.

2015: Singer/songwriter Ron Hynes succumbs to cancer at the age of 64.

2016: As part of the Home Routes Series, Roger Roger stops by Cherry Grove, Alberta for a show at Homer Haus B&B.

2016: High Valley release their debut album, DEAR LIFE.

2016: Honeymoon Suite release their HANDS UP album, their first new music in eight years.

2017: Donny Lee releases his new single, “Another Round of You.”

2017: Counterfeit Outlaws are in Cold Lake, Alberta to close out a three-night run at Casino Dene.

2017: Headpins are in Regina for a show at the local casino.

2019: Hiphoppox release their new album, DEAD MAN WALKING.

2019: Highfront release their new single, “Through Pain We Dine.”