GREATGOLD – 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).
In 2009, President Barack Obama further defined June as African American Music Appreciation Month, declaring the start of summer as a celebration for all the black musicians, composers, singers, and songwriters who have made enormous contributions to our culture. During his administration’s years, President Obama annually renewed the official declaration of what is popularly thought of as Black Music Month.
The 2016 Declaration by President Barack Obama, reads: “Songs by African-American musicians span the breadth of the human experience and resonate in every corner of our Nation — animating our bodies, stimulating our imaginations, and nourishing our souls. In the ways they transform real stories about real people into art, these artists speak to universal human emotion and the restlessness that stirs within us all. African-American music helps us imagine a better world, and it offers hope that we will get there together.”
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.
SEE LIST OF MUSIC STARS BORN IN JUNE HERE.
- Hear and Vote for Rock Hall of Fame 2020 Nominees
GREATGOLD – The GreatGold Internet Radio Music Mix includes nearly all of the singers and rock bands nominated to be among five 2020 Inductees added to the Rock and Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio USA. Again this year, rock fans can vote online for their favorite nominees. We have the nominees and voting details.... Read More on Hear and Vote for Rock Hall of Fame 2020 Nominees » […]
- GreatGold Music Stars Born in September Fall In Line
WE’RE PLAYING MUSIC BY September born music stars more often than normal this month in our mix of Classic Rock and Pop Oldies hits by Original Stars, plus, songs by Classic Hit Wannabees, and special Fall Favorites, at GreatGold.fm Internet Radio. You’re invited to hear the greatest tunes from the 1950s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s,... Read More on GreatGold Music Stars Born in September Fall […]
- The GreatGold Great Ones Keep Coming in August
GREATGOLD – WE’RE SPOTLIGHTING MUSIC ARTISTS who were born during August, such as Bobby Hatfield (born Aug. 10, 1940, died 2003) of the Righteous Brothers (seen on the left above with Bill Medley, the other half of the Righteous Bros). We’re doing that by playing August Born Birthday Stars’ hit songs from the 1950s, 60s,... Read More on The GreatGold Great Ones Keep Coming […]
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, 2010s, and beyond. 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 or new artist with a Classic Hits Wannabee.
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.
THE GREATGOLD STREAM is the place to be for 24 hours of blissful listening everyday. We have a healthy serving of delicious songs from the Soundtgrack of Your Life. Only the finest survive the wars of GreatGold Hits, and We Always Play The Greats at GreatGold.fm Intgernet Radio.