History YMMV / SoulTrain

31st Oct '16 4:13:14 PM thelivingtoad
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* WTHCastingAgency: Some of the white rock acts that made it onto the show made sense because of their R&B, soul or funk influences, particularly with some of the British new wave bands that were able to get on...and then there was the inexplicable 1985 appearance of [[Music/{{Eagles}} Don Henley]], who performed the decidedly non-soulful "The Boys of Summer".

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* WTHCastingAgency: Some of the white rock acts that made it onto the show made sense because of their R&B, soul or funk influences, particularly with some of the British new wave bands that were able to get on...and but then there was the inexplicable 1985 appearance of [[Music/{{Eagles}} Don Henley]], who performed the decidedly non-soulful "The Boys of Summer".
31st Oct '16 4:12:59 PM thelivingtoad
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* WTHCastingAgency: Some of the white rock acts that made it onto the show made sense because of their R&B, soul or funk influences...and then there was the inexplicable 1985 appearance of [[Music/{{Eagles}} Don Henley]], who performed the decidedly non-soulful "The Boys of Summer".

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* WTHCastingAgency: Some of the white rock acts that made it onto the show made sense because of their R&B, soul or funk influences...influences, particularly with some of the British new wave bands that were able to get on...and then there was the inexplicable 1985 appearance of [[Music/{{Eagles}} Don Henley]], who performed the decidedly non-soulful "The Boys of Summer".
31st Oct '16 4:11:19 PM thelivingtoad
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* WTHCastingAgency: Some of the white rock acts that made it onto the show made sense because of their R&B, soul or funk influences...and then there was the inexplicable 1985 appearance of [[Music/{{Eagles}} Don Henley]], who performed the decidedly non-soulful "The Boys of Summer".
31st Oct '16 4:08:21 PM thelivingtoad
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** White singers were tolerated, but only a few of them (including Music/EltonJohn, Michael [=Mc=]Donald, Music/DavidBowie [[note]] hilariously, as he was transitioning to his aristocratic, "emotionless ''[[NaziNobleman Aryan]]'' [[{{Ubermensch}} superman]]" "Thin White Duke" phase [[/note]], Hall & Oates and Music/PetShopBoys) were deemed worthy.

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** White singers were tolerated, but only a few of them (including Music/EltonJohn, Michael [=Mc=]Donald, Music/DavidBowie [[note]] hilariously, as he was transitioning to his aristocratic, "emotionless ''[[NaziNobleman Aryan]]'' [[{{Ubermensch}} superman]]" "Thin White Duke" phase [[/note]], Hall & Oates Oates, Music/PetShopBoys and Music/PetShopBoys) Teena Marie) were deemed worthy.
31st Oct '16 4:08:08 PM thelivingtoad
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** White singers were tolerated, but only a few of them (including Music/EltonJohn, Michael [=Mc=]Donald, and Music/DavidBowie [[note]] hilariously, as he was transitioning to his aristocratic, "emotionless ''[[NaziNobleman Aryan]]'' [[{{Ubermensch}} superman]]" "Thin White Duke" phase [[/note]]) were deemed worthy.

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** White singers were tolerated, but only a few of them (including Music/EltonJohn, Michael [=Mc=]Donald, and Music/DavidBowie [[note]] hilariously, as he was transitioning to his aristocratic, "emotionless ''[[NaziNobleman Aryan]]'' [[{{Ubermensch}} superman]]" "Thin White Duke" phase [[/note]]) [[/note]], Hall & Oates and Music/PetShopBoys) were deemed worthy.
28th Apr '16 7:09:21 AM aye_amber
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** White singers were tolerated, but only a few of them (including EltonJohn, Michael [=McDonald=] and DavidBowie[[note]]hilariously, as he was transitioning to his aristocratic, "emotionless ''[[NaziNobleman Aryan]]'' [[{{Ubermensch}} superman]]" "Thin White Duke" phase[[/note]]) were deemed worthy.

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** White singers were tolerated, but only a few of them (including EltonJohn, Music/EltonJohn, Michael [=McDonald=] [=Mc=]Donald, and DavidBowie[[note]]hilariously, Music/DavidBowie [[note]] hilariously, as he was transitioning to his aristocratic, "emotionless ''[[NaziNobleman Aryan]]'' [[{{Ubermensch}} superman]]" "Thin White Duke" phase[[/note]]) phase [[/note]]) were deemed worthy.worthy.
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28th Oct '14 12:57:53 AM RogueLeader
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** Another famous example would be the other Asian chick with the long hair who replaced her, Sally "From the Valley" Achenbach.
28th Oct '14 12:40:14 AM RogueLeader
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* EnsembleDarkhorse: Several, but the best known is Carol Song aka "the Asian chick with the hair".

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* EnsembleDarkhorse: Several, but the best known is Carol Cheryl Song aka "the Asian chick with the hair".



* OlderThanTheyThink: Carol Song had been a ''Soul Train'' Dancer since at least the late 1970s.

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* OlderThanTheyThink: Carol Cheryl Song had been a ''Soul Train'' Dancer since at least the late 1970s.
27th Sep '14 12:47:41 PM MagBas
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* JumpTheShark: Most people point to Cornelius giving up hosting duties.
31st Mar '14 7:13:13 PM WillBGood
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* BrokenBase: Regarding the eras. TheSeventies are well liked while TheNineties, and TheEighties are polarizing. Maybe or maybe not related to nostalgia, and the shift in musical trends and genres. Either way discuss at your own risk.

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* BrokenBase: Regarding the eras. TheSeventies are well liked while TheNineties, TheNineties and TheEighties are polarizing. Maybe or maybe not related to nostalgia, and the shift in musical trends and genres. Either way discuss at your own risk.
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