Meade Lux Lewis
1964: Pianist and composer Lux Lewis passed away. He was noted for his work in the boogie-woogie style. His best known work, “Honky Tonk Train Blues”, has been recorded by many artists. He was 59 years old. (Photo: YouTube)
Black Music Month originated in 1979. President 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.