1942: Soul singer, songwriter & pianist Garland Green was born this day. His first song ‘Jealous Kind of Fella’ charted in 1969 and reached #2 on the Cashbox soul chart. (Photo: YouTube)
Black Music Month originated in 1979. Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month of June as Black Music Month to celebrate the wonderful music, the achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.