This Day in History: 2022-11-29

Nov 29
1932: Jazz guitar great Edward Isaac Bickert is born in Hochfield, Manitoba.

1966: Pierre Lalonde holds top spot in the French top 10 for the third straight week, with “Je Les Aimes Tant.”

1969:

Mother Tuckers Yellow Duck releases the single, “Funny Feeling.”

1969:

Steppenwolf release the single, “Monster.”

1969:

The Guess Who peak at #22 on Billboard’s chart with “Undun.”

1972: Dick Damron appears at the Grand Ol’ Opry in Nashville.

1973:

Buffy Sainte-Marie releases her QUIET PLACES album.

1978:

Neil Young‘s album, COMES A TIME, is certified gold.

1979: The Log Driver’s Waltz, an animated short with Kate & Anne McGarrigle doing the song, debuts as part of the National Film Board’s Canadian vignettes series.

1981: Max Webster release their DIAMONDS DIAMONDS album – a ‘best of’ along with a couple of new tracks which were actually hold-overs from previous albums.

1983: Wildroot Orchestra release their second album, appropriately entitled WILDROOT TWO.

1985: Nuthin’ Pritty are in Vancouver for a show at The Rendezvous.

1993: Steppenwolf drummer Jerry Edmonton dies in a car crash not far from his California home.

1995: 54-40 are in Mushroom Studios in Vancouver, working on what would become the SMILIN’ BUDDAH CABARET album.

2001: April Wine and Blue Oyster Cult are in Kitchener, Ontario for a show at Lyric Night Club.

2003: Ryan Malcolm’s “Something More” is atop the Canadian pop chart for the sixth straight week.

2004: Bryan Adams releases the new single, “Flying.”

2005: The charity organization War Child release

Sum 41‘s experiences in war-torn Africa a year and a half earlier on DVD entitled ROCKED – SUM 41 IN CONGO.

2011: Marianas Trench release their new album, EVER AFTER.

2011: Drake releases his new single, “The Motto.”

2013: Barenaked Ladies announce the cancellation of their show at SeaWorld a month from then, following the airing of a CNN documentary about the death of a killer whale handler, and how the animals are supposedly treated there.

2014: The Trews are in Vancouver for a show at the Commodore Ballroom.

2016: Die Mannequin release their new single and video, “Do It Or Die.”

2017: Passengers on a flight from Toronto to Halifax got an unexpected surprise, when Walk Off The Earth serenaded them as part of a publicity stunt.

2018: Crash Test Dummies are in Collingswood, NJ for a show at the Scottish Rite Auditorium.

2019:Tom Jackson is in Lloydminster, Sask for a Huron Carole show at the Vic Juba Community Theatre.

2019: Downchild Blues Band is in Ottawa for a special 50th anniversary party. The show features guests Dan Aykroyd, Tony D (MonkeyJunk), Suzie Vinnick, and Andy J Forest. Their song “I’ve Got Everything I Need (Almost)” is also inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.

2019: The Dan Henry Band is in Edmonton for the first of a two night run at the Kingsway Legion.