In Memory of Don Cornelius

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  • Don Cornelius BET Awards 2012
  • Don Cornelius BET Awards 2012
  • Don Cornelius BET Awards 2012
  • Don Cornelius BET Awards 2012
  • Don Cornelius BET Awards 2012
  • Don Cornelius BET Awards 2012
  • Don Cornelius BET Awards 2012
  • Don Cornelius BET Awards 2012
  • Don Cornelius BET Awards 2012
  • Don Cornelius BET Awards 2012

Comeon Down the Soul Train

As popular as the musical acts were, audiences were drawn to watching dancers on the show shuffle down the famous Soul Train “dance line,” showcasing their hottest moves. Over the years, the segment helped popularize dozens of dance crazes, including pop-locking, the Breakdown and the Robot. (Photo: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)