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On This Day in Black Music History

By Jay Warner

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Book. Softcover. 378 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.331319).

Item Number: HL.331319

ISBN 0634099264. 6x9 inches.

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.