Far more love for Don Cornelius – and the stories that go with it – will be shared Thursday morning on the Tom Joyner Morning Show (TJMS) between 6AM-10AM ET. Both Don and Tom got to know each other while working in Chicago radio. Tom’s reflections, along with a number of other notables that Don Cornelius helped turned the spotlight on, join Tom tomorrow. The planned line-up celebrating Don Cornelius on the Tom Joyner Morning Show include:
Gladys Knight – Recalls how she and the Pips were his first guests ever.
Kenny Gamble – KG & Huff created the original song for Soul Train. He recalls how they had to negotiate what to call it.
Howard Hewett – Talks about first meeting Don Cornelius… ready to be part of Shalamar and Soul Train .
Don Cornelius himself – We have Tom’s archived interviews of Don on the TJMS and talking with Tom.
Cedric the Entertainer and his interactions with Don Cornelius.