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Directed by 

Amy Goldberg
J. Kevin Swain

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Sean Gottlieb ... (writer)

Cast (in credits order)  

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Himself
Danyel Smith ...
Herself
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Himself
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Himself (archive footage)
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Herself
Tricia Rose ...
Herself
Eddie Levert ...
Himself
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Himself (archive footage)
Crystal McCarey ...
Herself
Wayne 'Crescendo' Ward ...
Himself
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Herself
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Himself
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Himself
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Herself (archive footage)
Gladys Knight & The Pips ...
Themselves (archive footage) (as The Pips)
The Staple Singers ...
Themselves (archive footage)
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Himself (archive footage)
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Himself (archive footage)
Pam Brown ...
Herself
Damita Jo Freeman ...
Herself
Patricia Davis ...
Herself
Don Campbell ...
Himself
James Foster ...
Himself (as Jimmy 'Scooby Doo' Foster)
Fred Berry ...
Himself (archive footage)
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Herself
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Himself (as ?uestlove)
Tyrone Proctor ...
Himself
Jeffrey Daniel ...
Himself
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Himself
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Himself - Record Executives (as LA Reid)
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Herself
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Herself (archive footage)
Ike Turner ...
Himself
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Herself
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Himself (archive footage)
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Herself
Cheryl Song ...
Herself
Marco de Santiago ...
Himself - Soul Train Dancer
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Himself
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Himself
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Himself
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Himself
Onnie McIntyre ...
Himself
Barry White ...
Himself (archive footage)
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Himself (archive footage)
Sid McCoy ...
Himself (archive sound)
Kenny Gamble ...
Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kurtis Blow ...
Himself
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Himself
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Himself
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Himself
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Himself
Big Bank Hank ...
Himself
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Himself - Narrator (voice)
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Herself
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Himself
The O'Jays ...
Themselves
Imani Perry ...
Herself
Toure ...
Himself
Gino Vannelli ...
Himself

Produced by 

Brad Abramson ... executive producer
Jaimie Cohen ... co-producer
Kenard Gibbs ... producer
Dana Gills ... associate producer: Soul Train
Amy Goldberg ... producer
Peter Griffith ... producer
Katie Jones ... producer: Soul Train (as Katie Jones-Badami)
Lauren Lazin ... executive producer
Anthony Maddox ... producer
Jeff Olde ... executive producer
Giselle Rivera ... field producer
J. Kevin Swain ... producer
Shelly Tatro ... executive producer
Matt Wilson ... line producer
Mimi Zora ... post-production producer

Music by 

Ahmir-Khalib Thompson

Cinematography by 

Stephen Murello
Steve L. Smith
Patrick Stewart

Film Editing by 

Hugo Berkeley
Richard Lowe

Art Direction by 

Julie Ruiz

Makeup Department 

Tasha Brown ... makeup artist
Fern Feller ... makeup artist
Christopher Fulton ... key hair stylist
Tommy Joiner ... makeup artist
Song Lopez ... makeup artist
Melanie Swanson ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Chase Damon ... director of production management
Allison Sierra ... director of production management
Jen Walter ... production manager

Art Department 

June Bae ... designer
Henry Dunn ... backdrop paintings
Annica Lyndberg ... additional designer
Michael Troast ... designer

Sound Department 

Rebecca Chandler ... audio post assistant
Gabriel Cyr ... audio
Joshua Hilson ... audio
Ryan Kennedy ... audio
Robbie LeDoux ... voiceover engineer
Susan Pelino ... re-recording mixer (as Sue Pelino)
David Ryan ... audio
Gus Salazar ... audio

Visual Effects by 

Gary Encarnacion ... graphics producer
Shelli Sweeney ... associate digital producer

Camera and Electrical Department 

Tamer Batniji ... grip
JaSaun Buckner ... additional photography
Christine Ciszczon ... additional photography
Craig Evans ... additional camera operator
Mykwain A. Gainey ... additional photography
Warren Lees ... grip
Jeanette L. McDuffie ... additional photography (as Jeanette McDuffie)
Christine Villabona-Kuntz ... additional photography
Jason Zucker ... additional camera operator

Animation Department 

Tim Van Horn ... animator

Editorial Department 

Cassandra Del Viscio ... post-production coordinator
Brendan McMorrow ... assistant editor
Christos Pathiakis ... additional editing
Christina M. Walker ... assistant editor (as Chris Walker)
Sam Wolfson ... on-line editor

Music Department 

Norman Champion ... music and media licensing
Louis Clark ... creative music integration
Steve Gordon ... music clearances
Ty Kistler ... music and media licensing
Lorne Mitchell ... music and media licensing

Other crew 

Lindsey Agee ... production intern
Gillian Appleby ... production assistant
Xochil Arkin ... general counsel: Soul Train
Jake Austen ... additional footage
Stephanie Barrett ... production intern
Melissa Beck ... production assistant
Kaylee Bird ... production intern
Raymond Bonadonna ... on-set production assistant
Angela Bowers ... music and talent relations
Randi Cillo ... logger
David Cirilli ... publicist
Tony Cornelius ... additional footage
Madeleine F. Feldman ... production intern
Abigail Fendler ... production associate
Angela Fisher ... music and talent relations
Jim Fitzgerald ... design director
Derek Fleming ... additional footage
Jan Gandhi ... business and legal affairs
Alicia Gary ... standards and practices
Elaine Garza ... publicist
Augustus Caesar Gemzon ... additional footage
Nneka Harley ... executive assistant
Stradine Harris ... additional footage
Shea Hess ... logger
Angela Hickson ... business and legal affairs
Leah Horwitz ... music and talent relations
Lindsay Ianna ... production intern
Wesley Jones ... on-set production assistant
Eileen Kilcommons ... vice president: production management
Anne Koester ... production intern
Jiro Kohl ... production associate
Kee Koo ... title designer
Jim Kozloff ... music and talent relations
Christi Li ... production intern
Cleveland Little ... on-set production assistant
Michelle Manning ... executive assistant
Alison Martin ... production intern
Roger Matthews ... production assistant
Larry McCain ... talent consultant
Lynn McDaniel ... consultant
Jim McDonnell ... footage researcher
Ted Mills ... talent consultant
Jacqueline Milwich ... music and talent relations
Anastasia Morsucci ... executive assistant
Geoffrey Nemeth ... production intern
Angel Perez ... production intern
Vate Powell ... business and legal affairs
Tyrone Proctor ... additional footage
Paul Rubin ... production intern
Julie Rukavina ... logger
Donna Schaffer ... asset management: Soul Train
Kathleen Scheier ... standards and practices
Laura Schwartz ... production assistant
Jeremiah Silva ... music and talent relations
Liz Skoler ... business and legal affairs
Jake Slane ... press: VH1
Gina Smeraldi ... production intern
Jory Spadea ... on-set production assistant
Ashley Stephens ... production intern
Imani Taylor ... production intern
Michelle Tennant ... office manager (as Michelle Tennant-Timmons)
Jon Wallach ... project manager
Wayne 'Crescendo' Ward ... additional footage (as Wayne 'Crescendo' Ward)
Nyle Washington ... press: VH1
Nadja Webb Cogsville ... business and legal affairs
Jada Williams ... publicist

Thanks 

Ariel Algus ... special thanks
Craig Atkinson ... special thanks
Clarence Avant ... very special thanks
Andrew Berkowitz ... special thanks
Edward 'Sonny' Bivins ... special thanks
Jim Brown ... special thanks
Eric Casem ... special thanks
Lucky Cordell ... special thanks
Don Cornelius ... very special thanks
Renee Cottrell-Brown ... special thanks
Aurora Ferlin ... special thanks
Michael Furjanic ... special thanks (as Ionic Furjanic)
Michelle Garner ... special thanks
Shawn Gee ... special thanks
Herb Goldberg ... special thanks
Cuba Gooding ... special thanks (as Cuba Gooding Sr.)
Modyssey Gray ... special thanks
Julian Green ... special thanks
Norman Green ... special thanks
Howard Hewett ... special thanks
Cynthia Horner ... special thanks
Freddie Jackson ... special thanks
Hal Jackson ... special thanks
Kool & The Gang ... special thanks
Kiese Laymon ... special thanks
Christopher Lehman ... special thanks
Byron Lewis ... special thanks
Mark Loucks ... special thanks
Teena Marie ... special thanks
Joey Marotta ... special thanks (as Electric Boogaloo)
Melba Moore ... special thanks
Rubens Opice Neto ... special thanks
Yvette Noel-Schure ... special thanks
Munir Nuriddin ... special thanks
Todd Oldham ... special thanks
Demetrious Orellano ... special thanks
Billy Paul ... special thanks
Nieci Payne ... special thanks
Nicholas Puzo ... special thanks (as Nicholas 'Fresh' Puzo)
Kyleen Shaw ... special thanks
Moe Short ... special thanks
Janell Snowden ... special thanks
Cheryl Song ... special thanks
Steven St. Vil ... special thanks
Allen Thayer ... special thanks
Tower of Power ... special thanks
War ... special thanks
Patti Webster ... special thanks
Lois Young ... special thanks

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