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Pop Culture Capsule — 1974 Billboard Magazine Soul Train Spotlight

Pop Culture Capsule — 1974 Billboard Magazine Soul Train Spotlight

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Tributes to the late Don Cornelius have been filling the internet since the news broke of his death earlier this week. There's nothing of substance I can add to the legacy of Cornelius and his beloved creation, Soul Train, so instead I'll offer up this 1974 tribute from Billboard magazine. This spotlight combines a history of the show, then celebrating its third year on the air, with tribute ads from well-known soul and R&B artists, as well as plenty of cool pictures. (more…)