TV Pop Diaries
Popular Music on British Television
THE FRIDAY ZONE: SOUL TRAIN
C4 / Action Time
12th April 1985 -
A franchised version of the popular Saturday morning American show which had been running since 1971. The UK version, actually titled 620 Soul Train, was hosted by Jeffrey Daniel, late of Shalamar and at the time starring in the West End's Starlight Express.
This version featured the best of the ever-
Part of The Tube's spring/summer replacement feature The Friday Zone it was co-
The show was replaced by a look alike show called Solid Soul which ran for two seasons, 1986 and 1987.