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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Paula Willhite

Everyone who ever danced on Soul Train, whether they were among the popular regulars or not, has a story to tell. Paula Willhite, who danced on Soul Train in the eighties, shares her story about being a part of the […]

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Soul Train History Book:  Soul Train’s Premiere

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Released 40 years ago on June 26, 1975, Cooley High is

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Classic Soul Album Spotlight: The Ohio Players’ Honey

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James “Skeeter Rabbit” Higgins is one of the most funkiest dancers that came out of South

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