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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 smile radiated warmth to viewers through television screens across the country, and her energetic moves […]

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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

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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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Classic Soul Album: ‘The Temptations Sing Smokey’

The talented, tantalizing, terrific, totally together Temptations can easily be classified as the top soul group of all time. With their five-part harmony and core

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Movie Review: ‘Selma’

There are three words that best describe the new film Selma: powerful, riveting and moving. Along with 12 Years A Slave and The Butler, it

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Fanta-C and Diesel

Anyone who watched Soul Train in the mid-eighties to the early nineties had to notice two phenomenal dancers whose tightly choreographed and at times humorous

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Classic Soul Christmas Album: ‘Soul Christmas’

Season’s greetings, all! It’s that time of year to pull out that feel-good Christmas music. One of the best Christmas compilation albums to be released was

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Movie Review: ‘Top Five’

The new film Top Five is a hilarious comedy that was written, directed by and starring comedian Chris Roc.  It examines what goes on behind

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 Soul Train History Book: Minnie Riperton

What makes a singer truly stand out is their distinctive voice, which distinguishes them from others. Over the years, when you heard Gladys, you knew

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Classic Soul Cinema: ‘Breakin’’

In the seventies, the art of breakdancing began to sweep the United States. It began as a form of street dancing that originated among African-American



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