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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.

June 3: This Day in Black Music History was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

1. Piano C. Red

Piano C. Red

2013:Chicago blues piano player Piano C. Red passed away, aged 79.

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