[This is from a Zoom interview for Global News in which I participated this past week. -AC]
The era of the COVID-19 pandemic has been a particularly bleak one in terms of the music industry, but that hasn’t stopped Canadian rock legends The Guess Who from celebrating the anniversary of one of their biggest accomplishments.
Fifty years ago this Saturday, on May 9, 1970, not only did their song American Woman hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart, it became the first-ever Canadian rock track to do so — marking a musical milestone in the history of our nation