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Soul Train History Book: Barry White & Isaac Hayes

With June being Black Music Month, I can’t think of a better subject for this month’s edition of the Soul Train History Book than to highlight the classic performance by two soul music icons, Isaac Hayes and Barry White. When […]

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Q&A: Fred Wesley

Many of you reading this have at one time or another danced and grooved to the lyrics “gonna have a funky good time!” The lyrics

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Soul Train History Book: Dennis Coffey

It had been documented that the first white artist to appear on Soul Train was Gino Vanelli, but that’s not accurate. The first white artist

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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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Soul Train History Book: Marvin Gaye

Thirty years ago on April 1, 1984, the music world lost one of the most talented, revered and beloved musical artists of any era: “the

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Q&A: Patrice Rushen

Multi-Grammy-nominated artist Patrice Rushen is a world-renowned singer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and music director. She has worked and recorded with a list of “who’s who” in

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SOUL TRAIN IS HEADED TO BROADWAY!

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Tony Award Nominated Producer Matthew Weaver Acquires First-Class Stage Rights to Groundbreaking Musical Variety

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Profile: O’Bryan

Born in Sneads Ferry, NC, O’Bryan McCoy Burnette II was playing the piano at 6 years old and then began singing in the church and

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Q&A: Tye Ramos–All the Right Moves

The scene inside The Warehouse performance venue in Battle Creek, MI was relatively quiet. Once LAFA Music owner/executive director Tye Ramos and his entourage entered,

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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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