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Q&A: Jan Gaye

In her memoir, After the Dance: My Life with Marvin Gaye, Jan Gaye recalls life as the wife of one of the music world’s most talented and revered, yet complex artists. Written with noted biographer David Ritz, at its core, […]

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How the Town Gets Down: Oakland Sets Guinness World Record for the Longest Soul Train Line

Oakland, CA boasts a notable roster of soul, R&B, and hip-hop artists who’ve ascended to the world stage: Goapele, Keshia Cole, Hammer, Tony! Toni!

Skeeter and Go Go Brothers

Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: The Original Skeeter Rabbit

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James “Skeeter Rabbit” Higgins is one of the most funkiest dancers that came out of South

Richard Pryor hosting Soul Train

Soul Train History Book: Richard Pryor Hosts Soul Train

Way before Soul Train began having regular guest hosts in the fall of 1993 after Don Cornelius stepped down as host, the program had

Bobby Hutton

Q&A: Bobby Hutton

Bobby Hutton began singing at the age of five, with his actual professional career beginning in Detroit, Michigan after winning a talent show at

Fawn Quinones Soul Train

Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Fawn Quinones

Who can forget this gorgeous dancing machine? Fawn Quinones, sister of Lockers dancer Adolfo “Shabba Doo” Quinones, is one of Soul Train’s most popular

Elton John photo on Soul Train

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

soul train impact event may 2015

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

Chubby Tavares

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

Edith Lynn Pickens photo

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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