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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 and Eddie Cole. Their routines were always in sync, always tight and, in short, they […]

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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: A Q&A with Pop Icon Jody Watley

Singer. Songwriter. Producer. Dancer. Choreographer. Fashionista.  That is Jody Watley. The Grammy-winning icon has been a pioneer in dance, music, video and fashion for nearly

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer Presents: Thomas Evans

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“A true black man from Morocco” are the words Thomas Evans’ Soul Train buddy Derek Fleming

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer Presents: Thelma Davis Martin

Thelma Davis Martin was one of the more familiar faces seen on Soul Train. Known for her short afro hairstyle, she was not into gimmicks

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Denise Weathersby

Denise Weathersby's story is one that is truly admirable. She was one of the first women to be Vice President of a major record label, Warner/Chappell Music, and

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer Presents: Sharon Hill Wood

Sharon Hill Wood was one of the prettiest and most energetic dancers to grace Soul Train. Her dance routines with her regular dance partner, Tyrone "The Bone" Proctor,

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer Presents: Queen Turner

Queen Turner, as she is named, hails from a musical/dance background.  The cousin of Ike Turner and a background singer/dancer for Isaac Hayes and others, when she became

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer Presents: The One and Only Damita Jo Freeman

“Did you see that girl dancing with Joe Tex?” “Who is that girl who kicks her leg way up?” “That girl was getting down with James Brown!” Damita

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer Presents: Leo “Fluky Luke” Williamson of the Legendary Lockers

Monroe, Louisiana native Leo “Fluky Luke” Williamson was a member of the legendary Lockers dance troupe that changed the face of dance and helped give birth to the



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