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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Rene Crowder

Rene Crowder was the adorable girl with the pretty smile who danced on Soul Train from the early to mid-1970s. She wasn’t trying to become famous—she just wanted to be on the show to dance and have a great time. […]

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