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Soul Train: The Hippest Trip in America 

An American documentary narrated by Terrence Howard about the groundbreaking television series "Soul Train (1971)" and how it became an iconic pop cultural phenomenon.

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Sean Gottlieb

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Don Cornelius ... Himself
Danyel Smith Danyel Smith ... Herself
Jesse Jackson ... Himself
Martin Luther King ... Himself (archive footage)
Chaka Khan ... Herself
Tricia Rose Tricia Rose ... Herself
Eddie Levert Eddie Levert ... Himself
Dick Clark ... Himself (archive footage)
Crystal McCarey Crystal McCarey ... Herself
Wayne 'Crescendo' Ward Wayne 'Crescendo' Ward ... Himself
Aretha Franklin ... Herself
Nelson George ... Himself
Tony Cornelius ... Himself
Gladys Knight ... Herself (archive footage)
Gladys Knight & The Pips ... Themselves (archive footage) (as The Pips)
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An American documentary narrated by Terrence Howard about the groundbreaking television series "Soul Train (1971)" and how it became an iconic pop cultural phenomenon. Famous dancers such as Rosie Perez and Jody Watley, performers such as Aretha Franklin and Barry White, and Don Cornelius himself share their memories and insights into the show and its time during a period of extraordinary social and political change. The documentary was based on Nelson George's book of the same name, and premiered February 5, 2010 on the VH1 cable channel. Written by The Washington Post

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TV-PG
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Official Sites:

VH1 [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 February 2010 (USA) See more »

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VH1 Rock Docs See more »
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Stereo

Color:

Color
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