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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 ... Self
Danyel Smith Danyel Smith ... Self
Jesse Jackson ... Self
Martin Luther King ... Self (archive footage)
Chaka Khan ... Self
Tricia Rose Tricia Rose ... Self
Eddie Levert Eddie Levert ... Self
Dick Clark ... Self (archive footage)
Crystal McCarey Crystal McCarey ... Self
Wayne 'Crescendo' Ward Wayne 'Crescendo' Ward ... Self
Aretha Franklin ... Self
Nelson George ... Self
Tony Cornelius ... Self
Gladys Knight ... Self (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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Referenced in Black to the Future (2009) See more »

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