Sent to you by tony via Google Reader:
The only time I feel my age is when icons from my childhood pass on. Today, Don Cornelius, the creator and host of Soul Train, died. I remember many Saturday afternoons watching cartoons, Creature Double Feature, and Soul Train. Soul Train was a large part of my musical development. It also taught me cool dance moves; these moves have served me very well in marching.
Soul Train was a very important show for mainstream culture as well as music. Don Cornelius was a genius!
Thank you Don Cornelius for the years of Soul Train. …and as always in parting, we wish you love, peace… and SOUL.
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