Don Cornelius brought us “Soul Train.” A movement dedicated to “our black music, fashion and dancing.” This morning he was found dead in his California home after an apparent suicide. The television and music icon leaves behind a deep legacy including the famous “Soul Train line” and “Soul Train scramble board.”

Artists such as Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, Al Green and Marvin Gaye have graced the “Soul Train” stage. Countless amounts of dancers have shimmied down the “soul train line” and thousands of messages have been solved on the “soul train scramble board.” We remember him by his contributions to music and television. Here’s a look at his effortless style and dapper appearance…


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