This Day in History: 2022-11-25

Nov 25
1964: Lorne Greene, mostly known as an actor (Bonanza, Battlestar Galactica), tops Billboard’s country chart with “Ringo.”

1967: Bobby Curtola enters Canada’s pop chart at #95 with “Footsteps.”

1968: Tom Northcott Trio is in Kitsilano, BC for a show at the Kitsilano Theatre. Also on the card are Afterthought, Brave New World, and Trans Euphoric Express.

1972: Stampeders are in Hawaii for the first of a three night run at the Honolulu Bowl.

1973: Anne Murray ends her five-night stand in LA at The Troubador.

1974: Stampeders are in Passaic, NJ for a show at the Capitol Theatre.

1976: The Band plays its last show ever at San Francisco’s Winderland Theatre. Neil Young, Ronnie Hawkins, Eric Clapton, and Bob Dylan are among those on stage, and the show is taped and made into the documentary THE LAST WALTZ a year later.

1978: Barde release their sophomore album, IMAGES.

1980: Singer/songwriter Matt Epp is born in Winnipeg.

1982: Terry Crawford heads to Listen Audio Studios in Montreal to begin recording the VIRGIN HEART album.

1990: Prairie Oyster is in Vancouver for a show at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

1996: Lee Aaron & 2 Preciious are at Inner Ear Studios in Gibsons, BC working on their self-titled album.

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

1998: Steppenwolf is in Lorain, Ohio for a show at the Palace Theatre.

2000: Barenaked Ladies peak on Billboard’s chart at #15 with “Pinch Me.”

2003: The French portion of the annual SOCAN Awards gala takes place in Montreal. Among the winners for this and that are Aldo Nova, Daniel Belanger, Kevin Parent, and Christian Clermont.

2005: Amanda Marshall releases her compilation album, INTERMISSION – THE SINGLES COLLECTION.

2005: Maren Ord is in Cold Lake, Alberta for a show at Beantrees.

2007: Trews release the single, “Hold Me In Your Arms,” premiering it at the Grey Cup pre-game show.

2008: Rawlins Cross release the compilation lp, ANTHOLOGY.

2009: Mike Plume releases his new single, “This Is Our Home.”

2011: Billy Talent are in Armoury Studios in Vancouver recording what would become their DEAD SILENCE album.

2012: Marianas Trench are the halftime entertainment at the 100th Grey Cup in Toronto, where they perform “Stutter.”

2014: Dallas Smith releases his sophomore country album, LIFTED.

2014: Jacksoul‘s compilation, GREATEST HITS is released.

2014: Nickelback release the single, “Million Miles An Hour.”

2014: Trews are in Nanaimo, BC for a show at Port Theatre.

2015: Karter Brooks releases his new single and video, “Shotgun.”

2016: Lynne Hanson is in Tweed, Ontario for a show at Tweedsmuir Tavern.

2017: Moving Targetz are in Hamilton for a show at This Ain’t Hollywood. It marks the reunion with drummer Duanne Welsh, who last played with the group 27 years earlier.

2017: Butterfinger is in Saskatoon for a show at Buds on Broadway.

2017: Thor, featuring Frank Soda, are in Windsor, Ontario for a show at the Beer Exchange.

2018: Matchstick Skeletons close out a two night run at the Commodore in Vancouver, opening for Headstones.