Tag Archives: Soul Train

Music For Monday: David Ruffin, ‘Walk Away From Love’ (1975)

Music for Monday time! Let’s fly over to Cherry Stereo and place our eyes and ears firmly against the finest seventies songs. Sweet sound sensation! It’s ex-Temptations singer, David Ruffin performing “Walk Away From Love” on Soul Train in 1975. … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Jean Knight, ‘Mr. Big Stuff’ (1971)

Music for Monday is in the house! Time to tune in to Cherry Stereo and see what classic 1970s disc the DJ is spinning. Hey, how appropriate! It’s Jean Knight performing “Mr. Big Stuff” on Soul Train in 1971. Have … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: The Staple Singers, ‘Touch A Hand, Make A Friend’ (1974)

Happy Monday, good people of the free world. Here’s The Staple Singers singing “Touch A Hand, Make A Friend” on Soul Train in 1974. “Touch A Hand, Make A Friend” (written by Homer Banks, Raymond Jackson & Carl Hampton) originally … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Betty Wright, ‘Tonight Is The Night’ (1974)

Here’s the fantastic and underappreciated, Betty Wright performing “Tonight Is The Night” on Soul Train. The clip originally aired in 1974, possibly ’75 and the tune first appeared on Wright’s Danger – High Voltage L.P. Now, get into it. Betty … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: WAR, ‘Galaxy’ (‘Soul Train’ Line, 1977)

Did you know that WAR‘s “Galaxy” was inspired by Star Wars? Here’s an amazing line of Soul Train dancers doing their thing to the tune in 1977. Let’s take this one to outer space! ‘Soul Train’: WAR, ‘Galaxy’ (Dance Line, … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: The Temptations, ‘Plastic Man’ (1973)

Good morning! Here’s your Music for Monday – a taste of psychedelic soul from The Temptations. Here we find the band performing “Plastic Man” on Soul Train in 1973. “Plastic Man” hit #40 on Billboard’s “Hot 100” and appeared on … Continue reading

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