This Day in History: 2022-11-26

Nov 26
1933: Robert Goulet is born in Lawrence, Mass. His family moves to Canada when he’s young. He attends school in Edmonton, then lands a job with the CBC, and makes some movies as well as becoming a pop idol in the ’60s.

1941: Amos Garrett is born in Detroit.

1964: Dick Damron releases the single, “Hitch Hikin’.”

1969: The Band receive a gold record for their self-titled second album.

1971: Mahogany Rush is in Montreal for a show at Cegep de Saint-Laurent.

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

1974: Stampeders are in Johnson City, TN for a show at Freedom Hall Civic Centre.

1976: Bonnie Dobson releases her FOR THE LOVE OF HIM album.

1982: Coney Hatch is in Las Vegas for a show at Aladdin Hotel & Casino.

1991: Rush is in Ottawa for a show at the Civic Centre.

1994: Sass Jordan is on Billboard’s singles chart for the only time, peaking at #86 with “Sun’s Gonna Rise.”

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

2000: Barra MacNeils release their RACKET IN THE ATTIC album.

2002: Sum 41 release the live album, DOES THIS LOOK INFECTED TOO?

2007: Billy Talent release their last single from the BILLY TALENT III album, “This Suffering.”

2008: Sum 41 release the greatest hits package, EIGHT YEARS OF BLOOD, SAKE AND TEARS in Japan.

2010: Darren Harmon releases his debut album, PRESS PLAY.

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

2012: Neil Young teams up with Crazy Horse for the first time in nearly a decade, releasing the album, PSYCHADELIC PILL.

2013: Kelly Jay of Crowbar and Amos Garrett throw a joint birthday party for themselves at Carlson’s on Macleod in High River, Alta.

2014: Trews are in Victoria, BC for a show at Sugar Nightclub.

2015: The Julian Paul Band release the single, “Away.”

2015: Barry Mathers and Rachel Matkin are at the Grateful Fed in Kelowna, BC.

2016: Forgotten Rebels are in Brampton, Ontario for a show at Spot 1 Grill & Music Hall.

2016: Tyrants of Chaos release the single, “Mettle Godz.”

2016: Mississippi Live & The Dirty Dirty, Clay Raven, and Burmis Tree are in Vancouver for a show at Studio Records.

2017: Shania Twain is the half-time entertainment in Ottawa during the Grey Cup.

2018: Matchstick Skeletons open for Headstones in Kelowna, BC at the Community Centre.

2019: Revive The Rose release their new single and video, “Come A Little Closer.”

2019: Bif Naked receives the Ontario Federation of Labour’s Cultural Award during their annual Power of Many convention.

2019: In Disarray release their new album, ANACHRONISM.