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  If you didn’t have a chance to enjoy Soul Train while it was still in broadcast, the original of course – not the one…

Don Cornelius was laid to rest February 16th in a private ceremony, and if the program is any indication of the service, it was beautiful, classy, and in style. Check out the photos from the program below: Is There A Soul Train Movie in the Works? Don Cornelius Honored By Times Square Flash Mob [VIDEO]

For more than a decade, Soul Train creator Don Cornelius labored to make a movie based on his influential popular tv show. Those efforts failed, but his death from a self-inflicted gunshot wound Feb. 1 in Los Angeles might jump-start interest in a Soul Train movie and other ventures that would exploit the storied brand. […]

Don Cornelius’ son Tony says he spoke to his father just hours before his apparent suicide, describing it as a “call of urgency.” Don Cornelius‘ son claims the late “Soul Train” creator phoned him just hours before he shot himself in the head — describing the last-minute outreach as a “call of urgency.” Don’s son Tony […]

If you’ve ever heard of The Roots, you know their drummer, Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson, is a huge Soul Train fanatic. Questlove went on Okay Player and remembered his first non-musical or blood related hero, Don Cornelius. In the piece, ?uestlove says, his bag of hard drives of Soul Train episodes have caused trouble for him […]

On Wednesday, the first day of Black History Month, the world lost Don Cornelius. While we continue to celebrate his legacy, here are 10 thing…

Even though Don Cornelius wanted to get his divorce finalized before he died, it looks as if his ex-wife will still get the hundreds of thousands of dollars from his insurance policy. Don Cornelius died with 2 life insurance policies worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, and the ex-wife he hated will get all the money … […]

CHICAGO — When this proud city welcomed back hometown hero Don Cornelius last year, it wasn’t just Chicago-style – it was “Soul Train” style, complete…

TMZ.com is reporting that Soul Train legend and host Don Cornelius has been found dead in his Los Angeles area home. According to TMZ.com, “cops discovered the body at around 4 AM PT.  Law enforcement sources tell us … Cornelius died from a gunshot wound to the head and officials believe the wound was self-inflicted.” The Chicago Native founded […]

In a recent interview with TheUrbandaily about his new album Groovy People, legendary songwriter and producer Leon Huff shared how he and his partner Kenny Gamble came to create the “Soul Train” theme song: Exploring The Sound Of Philadelphia ..It was a dance show and he[Don Cornelius] was very excited about it. He had everything […]

When Don Cornelius first introduced “Soul Train” in 1971, it was the show to check out for the coolest dance steps and rhythms to boogie…

Don Cornelius, 75, was found dead in an apparent suicide at his Sherman Oaks home on Wednesday morning.  There is speculation he died from a…