This Day in History: 2022-11-22

Nov 22
1929: Early accordianist and country star Bill Mankiss is born on the family farm near Buchanan, Saskatchewan.

1956: Lawrence Henry Gowan is born in Glasgow, Scotland.

l969: Eddie Arnold tops the American country charts with Jackie Rae‘s “Please Don’t Go.”

1969: Hank Snow peaks on Billboard’s country chart at #53 with “That’s When The Hurtin’ Begins.”

1970: The Band is in Lewisburg, PA for a show at Bucknell University.

1973: Anne Murray is in LA for the second of a five-night stand at The Troubador.

1974: Mahogany Rush are in Ann Arbor, Michigan for a show at Crisler Arena.

1977: Gino Vannelli is in Pawtucket, Rhode Island for a show at the Leroy Theatre.

1980: Anne Murray tops Billboard’s country chart the second of two weeks with “Could I Have This Dance.”

2003: Ryan Malcolm’s “Something More” is the number one song in Canada for the fifth week in a row.

2005: The Pursuit of Happiness release their compilation album, WHEN WE RULED – THE BEST OF THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS.

2005: Rush release their R30: 30TH ANNIVERSARY WORLD TOUR album.

2006: John Allan Cameron dies at the age of 68 after a long battle with cancer.

2006: Kate & Anna McGarrigle receive a Lifetime Achievement Award during the SOCAN Awards.

2008: Burton Cummings sees ABOVE THE GROUND peak at #16 on Billboard’s albums chart.

2009: Haydain Neale succumbs to lung cancer at age 39.

2011: Punch Drunk Cabaret release the single and video for “Two Brown Bottles of Beer.”

2012: Big Sugar is in London, England for a show at the London Music Hall.

2013: April Wine is in Edmonton for a show at Century Casino for the first of a two-night run.

2014: Lightbulb Vaporizer holds an album release party at The Railway Club in Toronto. Also on the bill are Porn For The Blind, Backwards Riding, and Scotty P & The Virgins.

2013: Walk Off The Earth release the EP, THE ITUNES SESSIONS.

2014: Goddo, Helix and Kick Axe are at Deerfoot Casino in Calgary.

2014: On The Verge are at The Cage in Toronto. The show spawns the video for the song, “Broken Hard.”

2014: Trews are in Lethbridge for a show at Average Joe’s.

2015: Justin Beiber is the only Canadian on stage at the American Music Awards.

2015: Brett Kissell is the half-time entertainment at the CFL Western Finals in Edmonton.

2016: Candy Rock Records re-release Kick Axe’s first three albums – VICES, WELCOME TO THE CLUB, and ROCK THE WORLD.

2017: Thor, featuring Frank Soda, are in Hamilton, Ontario for a show at the Casbah.

2019: King Kupa releases his new single, “Running Away.”

2019: Jann Arden is in Winnipeg for a show at Club Regent Casino.

2019: Winnie Brave are in Brooks, Alberta for the first of a two night run at Piston Broke Brewing.

2019: Most Likely Forever release their new single and video, the cover of Pantera’s Use My Third Arm.”