This Day in History: 2022-11-19

Nov 19
1963: Moving Targetz bassist Jaimie Vernon is born in East York, Ontario.

1965: Terry Black releases the single, “Poor Little Fool.”

1966: The Paupers are in Toronto for a show at the Red Gas Room, the second of a three-night stand.

1971: Rush is in Toronto for the first of a two-night stand at the Abbey Road Pub.

1974: Rush is in Seattle, Washington for a show at The Paramount Theatre.

1975: Mahogany Rush is in New York City for a show at the Felt Forum.

1977: “Don’t Let Me Down” from Shirley Eikhard peaks on Canada’s pop chart at #19.

1977: It’s Goddo, Max Webster, and hypnotist Mike Mandel all on the same bill at Brock University in St Catharines, Ontario.

1977: Chilliwack is in San Francisco for a show at Winterland Ballroom, opening for Sammy Hagar.

1979: Loverboy play their first show ever, at home in Vancouver, opening for KISS.

1982: Coney Hatch opens for Judas Priest in Daly, Cal at the Cow Palace.

1983: Red Rider is at ESP Studio in Toronto, working on what would become the BREAKING CURFEW album.

1983: Loverboy enter Billboard’s chart with “Queen Of The Broken Hearts” and peak at #58.

1984: Triumph releases their THUNDER SEVEN album in the UK.

1987: Blue Rodeo release their single, “Til I Am Myself.”

1991: Tineta releases her debut album, LOVE ON THE LINE.

1995: Bif Naked releases her self-titled debut album.

2006: Billy Talent release the single, “Fallen Leaves.”

2009: Lisa Hewitt releases her sophomore album, FEARLESS.

2011: Matt Epp releases his first album with Amorian Assembly, AT DAWN.

2012: Trooper‘s Ra McGuire and Brian Smith are awarded a National Achievement Award from SOCAN.

2013: Nickelback release their GREATEST HITS VOLUME 1 album.

2013: Rush release their live album, CLOCKWORK ANGELS TOUR.

2014: Kingdoom is in Calgary for a show at Morgan’s Pub.

2015: Lee Aaron is in Hamilton for a show at This Ain’t Hollywood.

2015: Dixie Chickens are in Toronto for a show at the Orbit Room.

2015: Folk singer/songwriter Ron Hynes dies at the age of 64 in a St John’s, NFLD hospital, reportedly of complications from drug abuse.

2015: Rawlins Cross headlines the Groundswell Festival at Olympic Hall in Halifax.

2016: Lynne Hanson is in Peterborough, Ontario for a show at Catalina’s.

2016: Sitar master Nerraj Prem and the Sympathetic Strings release their new single and video, “Lovely People.”

2018: Headstones and The Matchstick Skeletons are in Edmonton to close out a two night run at the Starlite Room.

2018: A Winnipeg resident is going through a garage full of stuff, and finds audio and video tapes dating back to 1973 from The Guess Who. They’re donated to the St Vital Museum.