TV show Soul Train – How Don Cornelius unexpectedly revolutionized popular dance

TV show Soul Train – How Don Cornelius unexpectedly revolutionized popular dance

Delanceyplace selection — from Never a Dull Moment by David Hepworth. With his television show Soul Train, Don Cornelius unexpectedly revolutionized popular dance:

“Don Cornelius was a thirty-five-year-old black TV presenter working for a Chicago TV station when, in 1970, he persuaded his bosses to let him try launching a music show. To his amazement, they didn’t insist he give up his rights to be the show’s owner. Cornelius wanted his program to do for black music and black kids what Dick Clark’s American Bandstand had done for white music and white kids since the fifties.  

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SEE MORE SOUL TRAIN VIDEOS HERE: PLAYLIST of 26 VIDEOS

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