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Soul Train History Book: ‘Soul Train 25th Anniversary Hall of Fame’

On November 22, 1995, Soul Train celebrated its silver anniversary with a two-hour television special, which aired on CBS and was presented from Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium. Soul Train creator Don Cornelius said at the time that the timing was […]

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2015 Soul Train Awards

One Night in Vegas: The 2015 Soul Train Awards (aired Sunday, Nov. 29th on BET & Centric at 8p/7c)

[caption id="attachment_32611" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Tank on the red carpet at the 2015 Soul Train Awards[/caption]

To quote Soul Train creator Don Cornelius, the 2015 Soul

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Diary of an ex-Soul Train Dancer: Jermaine Stewart

The late Jermaine Stewart was born in Columbus, Ohio on September 7, 1957, where he lived until he and his family moved to Chicago

The Dramatics on Soul Train in 1973

Soul Retrospective: The Dramatics

[caption id="attachment_32325" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The Dramatics on Soul Train in 1973[/caption]

The Dramatics are one of R&B's much-loved, charismatic yet underrated groups. The Dramatics’ work

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Soul Train History Book: ‘620 Soul Train’

By the early to mid 1980s, Soul Train’s popularity reached far beyond the U.S.  Fans overseas who watched Soul Train couldn’t wait to find

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Q&A: Filmmaker Rob Hatch-Miller

It’s no surprise that the world of music is filled with countless talented artists who, despite not always having renown, are nonetheless legendary. Such

Don Cornelius

Happy Birthday, Don Cornelius!

It’s that time of year, everyone! It’s time to celebrate the birth of late Soul Train creator, Don Cornelius!

Born Donald

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer:  Leonard Jones

Leonard Jones was one of the standout seventies dancers on Soul Train with his wide smile and together dance moves as well as those

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Soul Train History Book: Afro-Sheen and Ultra Sheen Commercials

When Soul Train began airing nationally, its creator and host Don Cornelius scored a major sponsorship deal with the Johnson Products Company. Because

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Classic Soul Album: Curtis Mayfield’s ‘Curtis’

The name Curtis Mayfield automatically evokes memories of his classic soundtrack to the equally classic film, Superfly. But Mayfield’s music and career were much

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