Events in Canadian Rock
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October 2, 1982 - Rush's "Signals" enters the LP chart.
October 4, 1970 - Janis Joplin is found dead of an apparent heroin overdose in her room at the Landmark Hotel in Hollywood. The 27 year old had just finished recording her second solo album, "Pearl."
October 4, 1973 - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young perform together for the first time in two years--unofficially. The concert was held at San Francisco's Winterland ballroom, is actually a Stephen Stills and Mana ssas show. However, Graham Nash and David Crosby walk on stage and then later are joined by Neil Young for a 50 minute set.
October 5, 1974 - The Guess Who's "Clap For The Wolfman" peaks at #6 on the chart.
October 6, 1990 - Neil Young and Crazy Horse's reunion album "Ragged Glory" LP peaks at #31.
October 13, 1975 - Neil Young undergoes surgery in Los Angeles. An "object" is scrapped from his vocal chords, which have been bothering him. Although he's back in the studio rather quickly, Young is hampered by the se tback and bows out midway during his 1976 tour with Stephen Stills because of the strain on his voice.
October 16, 1943 - Fred Turner, bassist for Bachman Turner Overdrive, is born.
October 30, 1998 - Bryan Adams shoots the video to "When You're Gone" with Sporty Spice of the Spice Girls in New York. She sang back-up on the song.