Soul Train Picnic Picture courtesy Juliette Hagerman, Derek Fleming, Freddie Maxie

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 Angeles at the LACMA Museum Park. The date of the picnic is significant because it […]

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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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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Francheskka Berry

Franchesska Berry is all about the dance. As she states, she lives it, eats it and breathes it. She knew from the time she was

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Tyrone Swan

Tyrone Swan was one of Soul Train’s most desirable male dancers in the mid-seventies. His looks, his style and charisma were eye candy to many

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Wanda Fuller Robinson

Anyone who watched Soul Train in its early days could not take their eyes off one of the program’s most dynamic dance couples, Wanda Fuller

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Slim the Robot

Bill Williams, aka Slim the Robot, was an original member of the Lockers dance group. He was always a stand out for his eye-popping and

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer Presents: Diana Price

For nine years, Diana Price was one of Soul Train’s most fashionable and effervescent dancers.  Whether she was dancing in sync with her then-husband and



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