J:10016295:BK:On This Day in Black Music History
On This Day in Black Music History
- Hal Leonard Corporation
Whether it's rhythm & blues, hip-hop, rap, jazz, soul, blues or gospel, each genre is covered in the pages of On This Day in Black Music History. A book in a calendar format, it covers over 60 years of mind-tickling trivia, history and events with more than 2,000 facts about hundreds of artists, including: Aretha; Ella; Whitney; Dionne Warwick; Paula Abdul; Stevie Wonder; Count Basie; Queen Latifah; Ray Charles; Dizzy Gillespie; Miles Davis; James Brown; Al Green; P. Diddy; Usher; "Destiny's Child;" "Run DMC" and many others. Each page also includes the #1 hit on that day from different years by the best of black music's legendary performers. Truly a nostalgic trip thru time that's entertainingly educational, On This Day in Black Music History definitively demonstrates how black music is interwoven into American history.