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Greatest Duets: It Takes Two Previous Broadcasts

KQED Plus: Sat, Aug 13, 2011 -- 2:30 PM

Since the earliest days of pop music, great vocal duets have conveyed a unique emotional power that has given them a special place in the hearts of music fans everywhere. Singer/songwriter Kenny Loggins shines a light on 12 of the greatest duets in music history, showcasing some of the best superstar pairings in classic music videos and television performances, including Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, Stevie Wonder and Paul McCartney, Elton John and Kiki Dee, Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes and many more. From the passionate expression of undying friendship in Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell's "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," to the timeless power of love described by Aaron Neville and Linda Ronstadt in "Don't Know Much," this special covers a wide range of the pop music landscape, with classic hit songs from the 1960s, 70s and 80s. (Please note: this program is apparently produced in Mono.)
Song List:
"Ain't No Mountain High Enough" - Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
"Don't Go Breaking My Heart" - Elton John and Kiki Dee
"Up Where We Belong" - Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes
"We've Got Tonight" - Kenny Rogers and Sheena Easton
"Solid" - Ashford and Simpson
"How Many Times Can We Say Goodbye" - Luther Vandross and Dionne Warwick
"Tonight I Celebrate My Love" - Peabo Bryson and Roberta Flack
"I Knew You Were Waiting for Me" - Aretha Franklin and George Michael
"On My Own" - Patti LaBelle and Michael McDonald
"I Got You Babe"- Chrissie Hynde & UB40
"Don't Know Much" - Aaron Neville and Linda Ronstadt
"Islands in the Stream" - Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 16, 2011 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Aug 15, 2011 -- 8:30 PM
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