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Don Cornelius RIP

Don Cornelius, the founder and host of the legendary Soul Train TV show, has died in Los Angeles at the age of 75. The show, which first aired in Chicago in 1970, introduced television audiences to a host of r’n’b, …

Thu, Feb 2, 2012, 08:58

   

Don Cornelius, the founder and host of the legendary Soul Train TV show, has died in Los Angeles at the age of 75. The show, which first aired in Chicago in 1970, introduced television audiences to a host of r’n'b, soul, and hip hop acts and produced many memorable performances. Indeed, the show still lives on in many guises: ?uestlove from the Roots runs a fantastic Thursday night hop called Bowl Train at the Broolyn Bowl in New York where classic vintage Soul Train videos are aired.

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