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Classic Soul Cinema: ‘Foxy Brown’

A year after the huge success of Coffy, filmmaker Jack Hill wondered what would be a good follow-up vehicle for the star of that movie, Pam Grier.  Why not a sequel? The film was supposed to be titled Burn, Coffy, […]

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Classic Soul Album: Sly & and the Family Stone’s ‘Stand!’

One of the most important albums of all time of any genre is, without a doubt, Stand! by the legendary funk ensemble Sly & the

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Wanda Fuller Robinson

Anyone who watched Soul Train in its early days could not take their eyes off one of the program’s most dynamic dance couples, Wanda Fuller

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Q&A: Club Nouveau’s Jay King

Jay King is an acclaimed Grammy-winning singer, songwriter, producer and musician. He formed the group Timex Social Club and his own group, Club Nouveau (consisting

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Soul Train History Book: B.B. King

[caption id="attachment_24845" align="aligncenter" width="300"] BB King (L), Bobby "Blue" Bland (R) performing on Soul Train, episode 134 aired 3/29/1975.[/caption]

Over the years, Soul Train

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Classic Soul Cinema Presents: ‘Black Belt Jones’

The karate and martial arts craze was in full swing by the 1970s. Karate schools opened all across the country, and karate made its way

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Q&A Toney Briggs, Soul Train’s Fashion Designer

[caption id="attachment_24721" align="aligncenter" width="231"] Soul Train dancers modeling Toney Briggs' fashions[/caption]

Do you ever wonder where many of the Soul Train dancers of the

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Classic Soul Album: MFSB’s ‘Love is the Message’

In the early seventies, the artists on Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff’s Philadelphia International Records label (The O’Jays, Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes and


‘Good Times’: An American Icon Turns 40

This month marks the 40th anniversary of the landmark television series Good Times. The date was February 8th, 1974 when the Evans family entered television

Lockers on Soul Train 1974

Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Slim the Robot

Bill Williams, aka Slim the Robot, was an original member of the Lockers dance group. He was always a stand out for his eye-popping and

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