AT GREATGOLD WE RECOGNIZE AND CELEBRATE the many contributions to, and influences on, all popular music that Black Music Artists have made throughout history. We especially recognize those contributions during Black Music Month, as we do everyday in our playlist, which always includes the Best of Black Music Artists. Our recognition continues 24/7/365. The music artists pictured on the Black Music Month album collage are just some of the many black singers and musicians in our Classic Hits Mix from a portion of our regular playlist.
To attest to the influence and contributions to society by Black Music Artists, many of the world’s prominent non-black musicians have paid tribute to their admiration of early music by Black Artists through borrowing from the songs and styles to become what they, themselves, are today. President Carter started the recognition of Black Music Month in 1979. Other presidents have followed that lead, since, including President Barack Obama in his declaration for African American Music Appreciation Month (popularly called Black Music Month).
Black Music Month gained national recognition in 1979 when music business leaders and insiders successfully lobbied President Jimmy Carter to host a reception on June 7th, 1979 to formally recognize the cultural and economic contributions of music created by black music artists. Since 1979, Black Music Month has grown from a small commemoration to national proportions with events held annually across the country.
JUNE ALSO BRINGS THE SUMMER MONTHS and our tradition of playing Summer Songs at least once every hour throughout the Summer Time begins anew this month at GREATGOLD, the Home of GreatGoldHits and ClassicHitOldies. In addition, we’re spotlighting singers who were born in the month of June, and bands with members who were born in June, by giving their songs Extra Plays.
FIND THE COMPLETE LIST of GreatGold Classic Hits music singers and musicians who were born during the month of JUNE HERE..
- GreatGold Back After Temporary Down Time
GREATGOLD.FM (02-16-2018) – The streaming server for GreatGold.fm Classic Hits internet radio at Radionomy.com is back online after a brief pause in service. The audio for the home of the best Classic Hits Mix from the 1950s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and the 2000s is up and running again. The... Click on Headline Above to Read Story. […]
- GreatGold Streaming Is Back On
UPDATE (2:57 PM CST 1/24/2018): The Radionomy streaming service for GreatGold.fm Classic Hit Oldies is back after being down temporarily. The audio is back on the GreatGold page at Radionomy, and our player at GreatGold.fm, plus the Radionomy Mobile App. If you have any more problems hearing our... Click on Headline Above to Read Story. […]
- GreatGold.fm iNetRadio is Streaming Classic Hits Again!
FOR BIRTHDAYS see Main Menu above. Select JANUARY. UPDATE (1/22/2018): The streaming links are working fine after a brief glitch a couple of days ago. The LISTEN NOW, LISTEN HERE, and AUDIO LAUNCH links on our GreatGold.fm website are all operating properly. Likewise, the player at the Radionomy... Click on Headline Above to Read Story. […]
- Your Donation Can Bring the Music Back
GreatGold.fm – We need your financial help to bring our audio music stream back to you. GreatGold is a Not-For-Profit internet radio station operated by volunteers who love Classic Hits as much as you do. We have found it necessary to temporarily stop the music for awhile until we are again... Click on Headline Above to Read Story. […]
- GreatGold Internet Radio Stream Is On Hiatus
The GreatGold Classic Hit Oldies internet radio stream is on hiatus until further notice. GreatGold.fm, which has played a mix of Classic Rock and Pop Oldies from the 1950s through the 2000s since 2008, ceased streaming September 30, 2017. The station, was started by a retired over the air radio... Click on Headline Above to Read Story. […]
GREATGOLD is GreatGold.fm, ClassicHitOldies.com, GreatGoldHits.com and GreatGoldMusic.com. No matter which you choose, you'll always get GreatGold. We play Classic Hits from the 1950s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and the best of the 2000s. Sometimes you'll hear a song in the Rock category, or Pop, Blues, Motown, Disco, Soul, Country Crossover, Soft Rock, male and female singers, boy bands, girl bands, and once in awhile you may hear an outstanding independent artist.
The GreatGold Classic Hits Mix consists of, generally, Top 40 hits from the past, and, occasionally, songs that should have been. We play the Best of More Than 60+ years of The Greatest Music from Life's Soundtrack. The finest of the last half of the 20th Century, mixed in with gems from the 21st Century. No matter which Genre the Songs first fell into, or, which type of radio station first played them, it's a tune we call GREATGOLD, and, part of the History of Rock and Roll.