1941: R&B singer, songwriter, producer William Guest was born. He was also a member of Gladys Knight & the Pips and Gladys’s first cousin. He was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996. He turns 73 today. (Photo: MySpace)
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.