Tammi Terrell & Marvin Gaye
1968: ‘Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing’ by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell was the Number One song on this day. (Photo: AP)
Black Music Month originated in 1979. President Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month of June as Black Music Month to celebrate the music, the achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.