1953: The Flamingos performed at Gleason’s Night Club in Cleveland as the Five Flamingos. They continued performing under that name for the next two years even though they were recording since 1954 as the Flamingos. (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.