Othar ‘Otha’ Turner
1907: One of the last well-known fife players Othar ‘Otha’ Turner was born. He passed away in 2003 at age 95. (Photo: Tumblr)
Black Music Month originated in 1979. President Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month of June as Black Music Month to celebrate the wonderful music, achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.