Elton John photo on Soul Train

Soul Train History Book: Elton John

Back in the mid-seventies, when dedicated Soul Train fans tuned in each week to see who the guests were going to be, the last person anyone expected Soul Train announcer Sid McCoy to introduce was British pop artist Elton John. […]

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Classic Soul Cinema: ‘Cotton Comes to Harlem’

Released on May 26, 1970, Cotton Comes to Harlem starred Godfrey Cambridge, Raymond St. Jacques, and Calvin Lockhart, and was directed and written by

Chubby Tavares

Q&A: Tavares’ Chubby Tavares

Tavares was one of the best yet most underrated groups in soul music history. Although they were unfairly labeled as a mere disco group

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Classic Soul Album Spotlight: Diana Ross’ ‘Diana’

When Motown superstar Diana Ross went solo in 1970, many expected her solo career to take off with big hit after big hit. However,

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Q&A: The Pointer Sisters’ Ruth Pointer

Ruth Pointer is one-fourth of the legendary and world renown Pointer Sisters. Their career spans over four decades with hits such as “Yes We

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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

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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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