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The 80s: Adam and the Ants’ ‘Prince Charming’

Fans of 80s music may not know the name Stuart Leslie Goddard, but mention the Marylebone, London native’s stage name, Adam Ant, and images of a glam rock-influenced, post punk, new wave rocker will definitely come to mind.  The singer […]

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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

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Movin’ On Up: The 40th Anniversary of ‘The Jeffersons’

Legendary television producer and writer Norman Lear seemed never without a bankable idea. After striking gold with controversial sitcom All In The Family, a

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Remembering Robin Harris

It felt like we were only able to sample the brand of comedy Robin Harris had to offer. Just as his star was reaching

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Soul Retrospective: ‘Saturday Night Fever-The Original Movie Soundtrack’

In 1978, the film and soundtrack from Saturday Night Fever had captured the zeitgeist of music and cinema. The idea for the movie came


The 80s: Berlin’s “Take My Breath Away”

The new wave, synthpop group Berlin formed in the late 1970s in Los Angeles, California.  They released their debut album, Information, in 1980, and

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Classic Soul Album Spotlight: Diana Ross’ ‘Diana’

When Motown superstar Diana Ross went solo in 1970, many expected her solo career to take off with big hit after big hit. However,

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Q&A: The Pointer Sisters’ Ruth Pointer

Ruth Pointer is one-fourth of the legendary and world renown Pointer Sisters. Their career spans over four decades with hits such as “Yes We

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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 Retrospective: Phoebe Snow

Phoebe Snow was born Phoebe Ann Laub in New York, New York, and had one of the most varied and infuriating careers in all

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