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Classic Soul Album: The Supremes’ ‘Where Did Our Love Go’

Arguably the best female group of all time is the Supremes. Along with the Temptations, the Supremes were one of the top groups on Motown Records; they, along with the Beatles, were the two most popular groups of 1964. Although […]

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Inventions by African Americans

It goes without saying that African Americans helped to build and shape this country and civilization. Many know that African Americans were responsible for

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Tim Harrell

Hailing from Washington D.C., Tim Harrell was one of the most dapper dancers on Soul Train in the eighties. He had his own individual

Nancy Wilson

Soul Train History Book: Nancy Wilson

One of the greatest singers of all time is the incomparable Nancy Wilson. She has recorded more than 70 albums, and won three Grammy

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Classic Soul Cinema: ‘Harlem Nights’

Whenever you have three legendary comedians in one motion picture, it’s bound to not only be funny but also a classic.  Harlem Nights is

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Classic Soul Album: Sade’s ‘Diamond Life’

There are many singers who are recognized simply by one name: Patti. Diana. Marvin. Luther. And then there’s Sade.

Sade was formed in 1982

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The 30th Anniversary of “We Are the World”

The evening of January 28, 1985 was a historic night in music, as many of the top recording stars got together to record a

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: In Memoriam—Barbara Scott

Barbara Scott was one of the sexiest and most provocative dancers in Soul Train’s history. From the late eighties to the early nineties, her bright-eyed

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Soul Train History Book: Jackie Wilson

Mr. Excitement! That’s who Jackie Wilson was. From his energetic dance routines to his dashing looks, he indeed generated excitement every time he performed. Born Jack


Classic Soul Cinema: ‘The Cotton Club’

When it was announced that a movie was being made based on Harlem’s legendary Cotton Club, many thought it would be based solely on the

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