You don't hear his name much anymore, but you'd be hard pressed to find anyone who grew up during the seventies who didn't have at least a passing familiarity with Soul Train. I wasn't a big fan, but I did check out the soul train dancers every once in a while. Evidently Cornelius was found in his home with a gunshot wound to his head. I guess he's on a different soul train now. Don Cornelius dead at 75. And another little piece of the past fades into the distance...