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WJLA, February 01, 2012

Don Cornelius dead: Soul Train host dies at 75 (Photos)

Credited with giving legions of young artists a place to shine early in their careers, Don Cornelius' legend as the host of Soul Train is being remembered after he died Wednesday at 75.

Don Cornelius, creator of the 30-year-old syndicated dance show "Soul Train," walks near the stage during rehearsals for the 15th annual Soul Train Awards show in 2001.