#1 By: pesco, January 20th, 2014 18:39
#2 By: Frank Ozaki, January 20th, 2014 19:15
man, this is so frickin good. i love how the fashions are all so different and creative... it's not something you see any more, and it's something i just didn't pick up on when ST was on. the other thing i love about this is all the different body types busting their best moves for the camera, with no care about anything except the joy of their moment on The Line.
#3 By: Uber Alice, January 20th, 2014 20:09
I loved me some Don Cornelius and that funky,funky dance line.
#4 By: Noah Django Gross, January 20th, 2014 22:13
haven't had time to watch this all the way through yet, but my roommate and I have been noticing Rosie Perez was a regular in the mid-eighties when we catch the re-runs on tv. she was baaaad.
and speaking of re-runs, Re-Run of What's Happenin' fame was one of the west coast dance crew members that invented poppin' and lockin', which they disseminated to the world via being regulars on Soul Train, too. so keep an eye out.
#5 By: Ben 4149, January 20th, 2014 23:41
I like the Daft Punk video for "Lose Yourself in Dance":
#6 By: , January 20th, 2014 23:59
re-watching after having not seen for many years, my thought was similar
"jesus, these folks crowd-sourced dance moves decades before crowd-sourcing became a thing."
#7 By: Frank Ozaki, January 21st, 2014 00:21
apparently he shows up at least at about a minute in. i thought i was seeing things, but the comments on youtube bear it out.
#8 By: Frank Ozaki, January 21st, 2014 00:46
1) the pop 'n' lock couple at an hour in is amazing, and
2) i wonder what the story is about the white hippie dude? you can catch glimpses of him in the outside rows throughout the video, but you don't get to see him dancing down the line until about 1hr 14 mins.
#9 By: Charles Buckley, January 21st, 2014 11:20
I hated Soul Train..
Whenever it came on, it meant that Saturday cartoons were over.
#10 By: Dan_FixerofThings_Rapson, January 21st, 2014 12:51
Re-Run is at one minute in....
#11 By: JamesB, January 21st, 2014 16:28
In Atlanta, Soul Train and American Bandstand used to come on back-to-back. I always liked Soul Train better, Dick Clark just seemed stale and boring.
#12 By: newliminted, January 24th, 2014 21:28
And I LOVED it when the cartoons ended, because it meant Soul Train was on!
#13 By: pesco, January 25th, 2014 18:39
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