09/12/1944- R&B singer Barry White is born Barry Eugene Carter in Galveston, Texas. He would be raised in South Central Los Angeles, California.
09/10/1966 : The Supremes’ “You Can’t Hurry Love” hits #1. 09/08/ 1954 : DJ Alan Freed makes a move from Cleveland to NY,where he begins broadcasting his radio show on 1010 WINS. He was the first white DJ to play black music, he brings R&B music to a wider audience in New York.
09/07/1946-Disco/soul singer Alfa Anderson of Chic is born in Augusta, Georgia.
09/06/2013-R&B singer Sonny Knight dies at age 64 in Hawaii !
09/04/1958-Jerry Butler & Impressions make their TV Debut on Dick Clark show!
09/03/1968-Sly & the Family Stone’s wins final round NBC-TV’s summer talent competition.
09/02/1946-R&B musician Billy Preston in Texas !
09/01/1973 -Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It on” goes # 1
08/31/1985- Aretha Franklin’s “FreeWay Of Love” goes #1!
08/30/1986 -Billy Ocean’s “Love Zone” goes #1!
08/29/1958- Michael Jackson is born in Gary Indiana!
08/29/1924- R&B/ Dinah Washington born in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
08/29/2004- Hey Ya!” wins Video of the Year by OutKast!