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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 on-point locking moves with her dance partner to Trussel’s “Love Injection” saw how self-assured the girl […]

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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

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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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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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Q&A: Stokley Williams—The Essence Award

Success in the music industry has taken chart-topping soul band Mint Condition all across the world, allowing them to meet some interesting people. Connecting with

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Soul Train History Book: Jackie Wilson

Mr. Excitement! That’s who Jackie Wilson was. From his energetic dance routines to his dashing looks, he indeed generated excitement every time he performed. Born Jack

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If Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Were Alive Today…

Editor’s Note: SoulTrain.com contributor Joe Walker imagines what an interview with Dr. King would be like were he still with us in 2015. Security is tight

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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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