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 person anyone expected Soul Train announcer Sid McCoy to introduce was British pop artist Elton John. […]

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Event Recap: The 2015 Soul Train Impact Conference and Music Festival

The Soul Train Impact brand celebrated its fifth year by partnering with Hermene Hartman and expanding the annual one

Chubby Tavares

Q&A: Tavares’ Chubby Tavares

Tavares was one of the best yet most underrated groups in soul music history. Although they were unfairly labeled as a mere disco group

Pointer Sisters first album cover

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 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

ShawnFaye

Q&A: ShawnFaye

Singer/songwriter ShawnFaye possesses a gift for entwining stories and writing from the most honest, intimate, and vulnerable place in her soul.  She grew up

Fik Shun

Q&A: Fik-Shun

There's quite literally a world full of opportunities for hip-hop dancer Du-Shaunt “Fik-Shun” Stegall. The So You Think You Can Dance season 10 male

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Diary of an ex Soul Train Dancer: Patricia Bagley

Anyone who saw a dance demonstration segment on Soul Train from 1980 in which an enthusiastic teenage girl in a white jumpsuit busted some

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Soul Train History Book: Billy Paul

When most people think of Billy Paul, one song comes to mind: the timeless classic “Me & Mrs. Jones.” But Billy Paul’s music catalogue



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