Juke Boy Bonner
1978: Weldon Juke Boy Bonner passed away on this day. He was a blues singer, harmonica player, drummer and guitarist. He died of cirrhosis of the liver at age 46.
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.