Events in Canadian Rock

For the month of

November

 

November 4, 1977 - The Band's Martin Scorcese-directed concert film-documentary, "The Last Waltz" premieres in New York.

November 5, 1959 - Bryan Adams was born.

November 12, 1945 - Neil Young was born.

November 16, 1977 - Rush receive three gold records for "2112," " All the World's a S tage" and "A Farewell to Kings." The group, which started out as a Led Zeppelin-inspired power trio, opted for a more experimental progressive direction on those LPs and found itself a sizable audience.

November 17, 1938 - Gordon Lightfoot was born.

November 21, 1982 - Joni Mitchell marries her bass player, Larry Klein at the Malibu home of her manager, Elliot Roberts.

November 24, 1972 - ABC-TV debuts its late-night rock show, "In Concert," put together by the same guy who brought us "The Monkees," Don Kirshner. The first show stars Alice Cooper, Chuck Berry, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Poco and the Allmans.

November 25, 1976 - The Band plays its last show at San Francisco's Winderland Theatre. Artists that appeared at the concert, which was made into a film called "The Last Waltz", include Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison and Neil Young.

November 27, 1968 - Steppenwolf's eponymous first album, which includes its biggest hits, "Born to Be Wild" and "Magic Carpet Ride," is certified gold.

November 29, 1978 - Neil Young's 13th solo album, "Comes a Time," goes gold.

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