This Day in History: 2022-12-26
1937: Country star Ronnie Prophet is born in Hawkesbury, Ontario.
1945: Martin Fisher, pianist for Bobby Kris & The Imperials is born in Vancouver.
1966: Ugly Ducklings peak at # 82 with “Just In Case.”
1966: The Paupers enter the Canadian pop chart at #83 with “If I Call You By Some Name.”
1968: Paupers are in Toronto for the first of two nights at El Patio.
1980: Madcats are in Toronto for the fifth of a six night stand at Riverside.
1980: David Wilcox is in Toronto for the first of a two night stand at El Mocambo.
1981: Ian Thomas is in Toronto for a show at the Arlington.
1986: Coney Hatch is in Toronto for a show at Nags Head North.
1992: Sass Jordan peaks at #17 on Billboard with “If You’re Gonna Love Me.”
1992: Coney Hatch is in Toronto for a show at RPM Club.
2011: Clayton Bellamy releases the title track from his forthcoming album, EVERYONE’S A DREAMER.
2015: Platinum Blonde is in Toronto for a show at the Danforth Music Hall.
2015: Sum 41 release two tracks – “Murderer of Crows” and “Fake My Own Death” as teasers of their upcoming comeback album, THIRTEEN VOICES.
2018: Chilblaine Winters releases his new single, “Horse Thief Blues.”
2019: Raincity make their first appearance ever at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, opening for Small Town Artillery and Five Alarm Funk.
2019: Likkle Dainjah releases his new single, “Works Fi Mine.”