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‘American Idol’ Recap: Seacrest Remembers Clark, Singers Go For Two

The “American Idol” judges seemed especially happy tonight. Maybe it was because their save (conspiracy?) of Jessica Sanchez seemed to accomplish making her more popular than ever. Maybe it was because the Venetian blinds in Jennifer Lopez’s silver-gray “Blade Runner”-inspired outfit were open in just the right places. Whatever it was, I spotted lots of […]

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What’s Next For The ‘Soul Train’ Brand?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Before the death of Don Cornelius stirred pangs of “Soul Train” nostalgia in the American public, a group of black entrepreneurs already had begun working to revive Cornelius’ creation and carry it beyond the continued popularity of the show’s dances and television reruns. What, exactly, can be done with “Soul Train,” given […]

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‘Soul Train’ Creator Don Cornelius Dead at 75 of an Apparent Suicide

Shocking news this morning from Los Angeles; Don Cornelius, the creator and host of the classic music and dance show “Soul Train,” was found dead this morning, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the LA Times. “Soul Train” ran nationally from 1971 to 2006, with Cornelius hosting it until 1993. His  smooth style […]

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