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Soul Train Local 

The show that put black music on TVs across America got its start in Chicago—and even after it moved to LA, Chicago kept its own version running daily for nearly a decade.

When Chris Lehman set out to write the story of Soul Train, he didn't know he'd be writing an obituary. But in April, just as McFarland published his A Critical History of Soul Train on Television, Reuters carried Don Cornelius's first public…

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