Soul Train

When the world heard of the tragic passing of Don Cornelius, we had different reactions. Some were in disbelief, others paid homage to the legend with a “Soul Train line” in Times Square, while many reflected on his immense impact on society. SEE ALSO: Is Black History Month Hard On Black Folks? BLACK HISTORY MONTH […]

Fans of “Soul Train” boogied down Broadway wearing afro wigs and bell bottoms on Saturday while others recounted their favorite episodes at a Harlem meeting hall in tribute to the show’s late creator, Don Cornelius. About 100 dancers descended on Times Square in a “flash mob” organized through the Internet. As startled tourists looked on, […]

‘Best of Soul Train’ Set for Public Television in March February 3, 2012 Leave a Comment *American Public Television (APT), a leading distributor of programming to the nation’s public television system, will release “The Best of Soul Train” for fundraising on public television stations beginning March 1, 2012 (check local listings). With the recent death […]

Tony Cornelius, who worked alongside his father Don Cornelius on the iconic “Soul Train” and other shows, said his father placed a call to him on the day he died, reports CBS News. Cornelius did not elaborate on the conversation, but said, “It was a call of urgency, and I came to his home immediately.” […]

The last time I saw Don Cornelius was this summer at the “Soul Train” reunion party in the Windy City. He was flanked by his two sons and his longtime bodyguard. He was in rare form. He exchanged playful insults, often profanity-laden, with his childhood friend, WBEZ’s Richard Steele, a moderator for a panel discussion […]

What a way to start Black History Month. Music lovers awoke to the devastating news Wednesday that Don Cornelius, music industry icon and creator of the seminal TV show “Soul Train,” was dead, the victim of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to police and the Los Angeles coroner’s office. As word of Cornelius’ death […]

CLICK HERE to view ‘In Loving Memory: Don Cornelius’ photo gallery. Los Angeles police say Don Cornelius, creator of the iconic, long-running TV dance show “Soul Train,” shot himself to death Wednesday morning at his home. Officers responding to a report of a shooting found the 75-year-old at his Mulholland Drive home at around 4 […]

By Tony Lamont With the passing of Don Cornelius this morning, many people are going to revisit their memories of Soul Train and what it meant to them. Here’s one of my favorite parts of watching Sou Train, it was the “Soul Train Line!” Check out the video below and see if you can spot […]

By Tony Lamont Earlier this morning sad news came out about the apparent suicide death of Soul Train creator “Don Cornelius’. Here’s an episode of Soul Train featuring the God- Father of Soul “James Brown.” To show you how popular the show was, and how international, notice the Japanese subtitles. Plus the God Father performed […]

TMZ reports that the legendary Don Cornelius was found dead this morning from what appears to be a suicide. TMZ reports: “Don Cornelius — who famously created “Soul Train” was found dead in his Sherman Oaks, CA home this morning … and law enforcement sources tell us it appears he committed suicide. We’re told cops […]

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For those who love to bathe in the nostalgia of the 1970s, Chicago’s Soul Train reunion party this Labor Day weekend rolled in to meet those expectations. In celebration of the show’s 40th anniversary, fans were treated to a Soul Train party Friday night; a showing of the VH1 documentary, “The Hippest Trip in America,” […]