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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Tim Harrell

Hailing from Washington D.C., Tim Harrell was one of the most dapper dancers on Soul Train in the eighties. He had his own individual style of dance and his bright smile was always evident. His story with Soul Train began […]

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: In Memoriam—Barbara Scott

Barbara Scott was one of the sexiest and most provocative dancers in Soul Train’s history. From the late eighties to the early nineties, her bright-eyed

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Fanta-C and Diesel

Anyone who watched Soul Train in the mid-eighties to the early nineties had to notice two phenomenal dancers whose tightly choreographed and at times humorous

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Erika Guillory White

Who is that girl on Soul Train who wears the chain from her nose? That talented and sexy lady is none other than Erika Guillory

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: William McByrd

Chicago native William McByrd grew up watching the local version of Soul Train years before he went to dance on the nationally televised version of

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Soul Train History Book: The First Soul Train Gang Picnic

The Soul Train Dancers recently created some history of their own. On August 17th, 2014, they held the inaugural Soul Train Dancers picnic in Los

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Karl Grigsby

In the mid-1970s, there was a Soul Train dancer who always kept the other dancers, the production staff and even host Don Cornelius laughing on

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Sheila “The Diva” Lewis

One of the most popular regulars in Soul Train’s history was Sheila Lewis, who was bestowed the nickname “The Diva” due to all of the

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Thyais Walsh

Thyais Walsh, that “pretty girl with the model looks and pretty smile,” was one of the most often seen faces on Soul Train in the

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Carole Creekmore

In the mid-seventies, there was a stylishly dressed and effervescent young lady on Soul Train by the name of Carole Creekmore. She and her dance



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