1943: Eva Narcissus Boyd was born. Better known by her stage name of Little Eva and her record The Loco-Motion that sold over a million copies. She passed away in 2003 at age 59. (Photo: Tumblr)
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.