Ike and Tina Turner on Soul Train

Soul Train History Book: The Top 12 Live Soul Train Performances

2016 marks the 45th anniversary of when Soul Train aired nationally. To commemorate this milestone, every month this year SoulTrain.com’s Soul Train History Book will take a look back at the top 12 live performances ever presented on Soul Train. […]

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Soul Train History Book: The Last Soul Train Christmas Starfest

In November 2005, Soul Train taped its eight and final Christmas Starfest special on Paramount Studios’ stage 30, the

Don Cornelius

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

620 Soul Train photo

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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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

Don Cornelius and Curtis Mayfield on Soul Train in Chicago 1970

Soul Train History Book:  Soul Train’s Premiere

On August 17, 1970, a new local dance show in Chicago entitled Soul Train made its debut on UHF station WCIU Channel 26.

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Soul Train Gang album cover

Soul Train History Book: Soul Train’s Theme Songs

Over Soul Train’s 36 year history, the program has had various theme songs, some of which were original compositions and others which were not.

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

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

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Soul Train History Book: Soul Train Dancers Honored at the 2015 Disco Ball

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History was made on Sunday, March 22, 2015: It was the first time that an awards



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