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Sc Mira at CMW 2017

April 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Truth be told, Winnipeg’s Sc Mira is what got me off my couch on Friday night. I was perfectly content to stay at home and watch the Leafs lose from my couch, but the very [...]

April 23, 1981

April 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Today in 1981, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis recorded a live album called The Survivors in Stuttgart, West [...]

April 22, 1968

April 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

On this day in 1968, the song ‘Mrs. Robinson’ was released. Written by Paul Simon, and performed by Simon & Garfunkel, the song would hit No. 1 on the U.S. [...]

April 21, 1947

April 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

On this day in 1947, Iggy Pop was born James Newell Osterberg in Muskegon, Michigan. He was raised in a trailer park just off of U.S. Route 23 in Ypsilanti, Michigan. His [...]

miesha & the spanks at CMW 2017

April 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Honestly, I just love miesha & the spanks so much. I’ve now seen them twice and they never disappoint—it’s like they don’t know how. On Wednesday [...]

Bad Buzz at CMW 2017

April 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

There’s nothing like a room full of heads bobbing in tune to the band on stage, and that’s exactly what Toronto’s Bad Buzz brought to the Bovine Sex Club on [...]

April 17, 1966

April 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

On this day in 1966, the FBI announced that,  after an extensive investigation into the famous song ‘Louie Louie’ (the Kingsmen version), that they were unable [...]

April 16, 1971

April 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

On this day in 1971, The Rolling Stones released ‘Brown Sugar’, the opening track and top single to their album Sticky Fingers. It was recorded over a three-day [...]

April 15, 2001

April 15, 2017 // 5 Comments

On this day in 2001, Joey Ramone passed away after a seven year battle with lymphoma. He died in New York, New York, at the New York Presbyterian Hospital. He had been [...]

April 14, 2009

April 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Today in 2009, former Beatle George Harrison received a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. Harrison’s widow and son – Olivia and Dhani – [...]
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