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Soul Train History Book: Elton John

Back in the mid-seventies, when dedicated Soul Train fans tuned in each week to see who the guests were going to be, the last person anyone expected Soul Train announcer Sid McCoy to introduce was British pop artist Elton John. […]

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Event Recap: The 2015 Soul Train Impact Conference and Music Festival

The Soul Train Impact brand celebrated its fifth year by partnering with Hermene Hartman and expanding the annual one

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Q&A: Tavares’ Chubby Tavares

Tavares was one of the best yet most underrated groups in soul music history. Although they were unfairly labeled as a mere disco group

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Edith Lynn Pickens

Many who have the official Soul Train DVD boxed set have seen the picture of a shapely Soul Train dancer wearing a striped midriff

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Soul Train History Book: Soul Train Dancers Honored at the 2015 Disco Ball

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History was made on Sunday, March 22, 2015: It was the first time that an awards

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Diary of an ex Soul Train Dancer: Patricia Bagley

Anyone who saw a dance demonstration segment on Soul Train from 1980 in which an enthusiastic teenage girl in a white jumpsuit busted some

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Soul Train History Book: Billy Paul

When most people think of Billy Paul, one song comes to mind: the timeless classic “Me & Mrs. Jones.” But Billy Paul’s music catalogue

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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

Nancy Wilson

Soul Train History Book: Nancy Wilson

One of the greatest singers of all time is the incomparable Nancy Wilson. She has recorded more than 70 albums, and won three Grammy

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Could Arsenio Hall Be the Next Don Cornelius?

It very quickly became a widely talked-about television moment. Grammy-nominated and Soul Train Award-winning hip-hop star Kendrick Lamar was a guest on the recently



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