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Classic Soul Cinema: ‘Soul to Soul’

Concert documentaries like Monterey Pop and Woodstock ignited a wave of films capturing the live music festival experience. One such film was 1971’s Soul to Soul, which can best be described as the “African Woodstock,” and chronicled the concert held […]

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Classic Soul Album Spotlight: Johnnie Taylor’s ‘Eargasm’

Forty years ago, one of the greatest soul singers of all time scored one of the biggest disco hits ever.

Johnnie Taylor,

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Rene Crowder

Rene Crowder was the adorable girl with the pretty smile who danced on Soul Train from the early to mid-1970s. She wasn’t

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Q&A: Iconic Soul Train Dancer Cheryl Song

Cheryl Song is one of the most famous and recognizable dancers from Soul Train. Her long hair, exotic outfits, and the fact

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Soul Train History Book: The Top 12 Live Soul Train Performances

2016 marks the 45th anniversary of when Soul Train aired nationally. To commemorate this milestone, every month this year’s Soul Train

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In Memoriam: William Guest of The Pips

On Christmas Eve 2015, William Guest of the legendary Pips, who backed Gladys Knight from the 1960s through the 1980s, passed away

CIRCA 1976:  R and B singer Nicholas Caldwell of the R and B band "The Whispers" poses for a portrait in circa 1976. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

In Memoriam:  Nicholas Caldwell, Co-Founder of The Whispers

Nicholas Caldwell, one-fifth of the legendary R&B group The Whispers, passed away on January 5, 2016 at his home in Stockton, California.

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Classic Soul Cinema: ‘Stir Crazy’

‘Stir Crazy,’ the outrageously funny film starring comedians Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder, marked the comedic duo’s first movie pairing since 1976’s Silver Streak.

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Classic Soul Album: The O’Jays’ ‘Family Reunion’

In the 1970s, The O’Jays were unstoppable with a steady stream of hit singles and commercially successful albums. Their music not only

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In Memoriam: Ex-Soul Train Dancer Christa Lassiter Lee

The family mourns the death of former Soul Train dancer, Christa Lassister Lee. According to reports, she was murdered by

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