Don Cornelius creater of Soul Train has died.

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  1. spoon

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    #1 spoon, Feb 1, 2012
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    He was beautiful.
     
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    Yep I remember it. Fuck Dick Clark out lasted another one.
     
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    Apparent suicide. Sad.
     
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    oops didn't know that. Foot in mouth.
     
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    i debated if i should mention suicide when i posted. i didn't want the post to be like a: star, enquirer, etc. type entry. brilliant show-changed how people listened to music.
     
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    Very sad. He will be missed.
     
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    RIP Don Cornelius

    Imagine this as the Ultimate Tribute:
    A Soul Train Line of LPSG members at clothing optional Haulover Beach, FL.
    Dancing to the O'Jays "Love Train" playing in the background.

    Please feel free to add a favorite "Back-in-the-day" artist & tune for the dance mix.
     
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    May he rest in peace. Soul Train was truly groundbreaking and not only was it Black History it was Music History.
     
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    He gave a platform to so many artists who might not otherwise have ever had one, and he brought music to so many who might not otherwise have been exposed to it. I remember seeing it on (I think it was) Sunday mornings in my early youth.

    A big loss.
     
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    Definitely a ground breaking host and creator of SOUL TRAIN, but didn't i read he offed himself?
     
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    Yeah, the apparent cause of death is self inflicted gunshot according to news articles.
     
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    Sounded like he had been through a nasty divorce and been suffering from early onset alzheimers/dementia on top of that. Between the two, he may have decided to just end his suffering.
     
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