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  • Author Ericka Blount Danois Dishes on the Untold History of ‘Soul Train’

    Mar 2, 15 by Deron Dalton 2 Comments


    *It’s been three years since Don Cornelius, founder of “Soul Train,” committed suicide. But author Ericka Blount Danois opened up recently to Jet Magazine about his impact and talked about her new book, “Love, Peace and Soul: Behind the Scenes of America’s Favorite Dance Show.”

  • Watch Tony Cornelius on ActorsE Chat with Ron Brewington

    Dec 30, 14 by Larry Buford Leave a comment


    *Veteran television producer Tony Cornelius, renown for Soul Train and Soul Train Music Awards, appeared today on ActorsE Chat with host Ron Brewington. Cornelius, who has been a producer for more than 25 years, is the son of deceased Soul Train creator, producer and director Don Cornelius. He talked about growing up watching his father […]

  • Steven Ivory: Raheem’s Theory

    Nov 18, 14 by blueolive Comments Off


    *He pulled the big, maroon Buick duce and a quarter into the shopping area parking lot, found a space close to the sidewalk and intersection and slid out from behind the wheel. Already giggling at the mere thought of what was going on here,  I stayed behind in the passenger seat, wondering just when he […]

  • Wendy Williams to Host Soul Train Awards in Nov. (Watch the Reveal)

    Oct 6, 14 by EURPublisher01 6 Comments


    *Wendy Williams revealed on her talk show Monday that she will host the 2014 Soul Train Awards in November. Don Cornelius’s son Tony Cornelius and Dionne Warwick were on hand at “Wendy” to make the announcement. “My dad always thought highly of you. He always thought you were aggressive and you could make it happen. […]

  • ‘Soul Train’ Could Become a Broadway Musical

    Apr 15, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *“Soul Train” may soon become the hippest trip on Broadway. Stage and film producer Matthew Weaver, who helped create “Rock of Ages,” has acquired the theatrical stage rights to the TV show and says he’s hoping to turn it into a musical that attracts both die-hard Broadway fans and those who can’t stomach the theater. […]

  • Book Signing at Eso Won: ‘Soul Train’ by Music Critic Nelson George

    Apr 5, 14 by Larry Buford Leave a comment


    Longtime music critic Nelson George was on hand April 3rd to talk about and sign his new book “The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture and Style” at Los Angeles’ Eso Won bookstore in Leimert Park. His guest was an original “Soul Train” dancer Marco De Santiago. The room was […]