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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 and an afro that adorns its cover. That is Edith Lynn Pickens. Although her energetic dance […]

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Concert Review: Stevie Wonder’s ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ Tour

Legendary music icon Stevie Wonder went out with a bang on the last stop of his Songs in the Key of Life tour Tuesday

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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

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Classic Soul Cinema: ‘Friday’

“You’ve got to be one stupid (expletive) to get fired on your day off!”

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know what classic

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Classic Soul Album Spotlight: Smokey Robinson’s ‘A Quiet Storm’

There’s an old saying, where there’s smoke, there’s fire. In the music world, where there’s Smokey, there’s love fire, and that’s exactly what William

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The Apollo Theater Recognizes Four Bold Soul Sisters

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Apollo Theater recently paid tribute to four legendary women in soul music as part of its monthly

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Classic Instrumental Jams

Nowadays, with so many songs utilizing only synthesizer machines and electronic keyboards with the mere touch of a button in most cases, it’s easy

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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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Q&A: 4EY The Future

4EY The Future, a new young music group out of the Baltimore, Maryland area, is about to take the music world by storm. Comprised

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