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2021 Soul Train Awards: Fashionable And Historic Flicks From The 1972 ‘Soul Train’ Taping

We’re highlighting our favorite fashion moments!

For decades, Soul Train has inspired music, dance, and style while helping us celebrate love, peace, and soul. Like seriously, we even create our own Soul Train Line at family functions—a big mood!

Before we gather to indulge in the 2021 Soul Train Awards, we’ve decided to take a trip down memory lane to highlight some of the stylish moments that helped us get to where we are today. Ahead, see some of the historic and candid moments captured on the set of the hit television show Soul Train back in 1972.

  • Don Cornelius hosting Soul Train, circa 1972.

    American television show host and producer Don Cornelius (1936 – 2012), host of television show Soul Train, circa 1972.
  • Dancers getting down on the show Soul Train, circa 1972.

    Dancers on television show Soul Train, circa 1972.
  • Fabulous ‘fros and fierce fashions, circa 1972.

    Dancers on television show Soul Train, circa 1972.
  • A fashionable dancing duo flexing their dance moves and great style on the Soul Train line, circa 1972.

    Dancers on television show Soul Train, circa 1972.

    Watch the 2021 Soul Train Awards on Sunday, November 28 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on BET and BET Her.

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