Soul Train - Season 3

(ended 2006)




Episode Guide

  • The Best of Soul Train

    Reverend Jesse Jackson joins Don Cornelius for an interview and a clip from the documentary "Wattstax" is shown.

    B.B. King "I Like To Live The Love" (from ST #74, 06-Oct-1973)

    The Staple Singers "If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)" (from ST #102, 08-Jun-1974)

    Smokey Robinson "Sweet Harmony" (from ST #80, 24-Nov-1973)

    Tower Of Power "This Time It's Real" (from ST #79, 17-Nov-1973)

    Marvin Gaye "Distant Lover" (from ST #89, 16-Feb-1974)

    Sly & The Family Stone "I Want To Take You Higher" (from ST #105, 29-Jun-1974)

    Jackson 5 "Dancing Machine" (from ST #77, 03-Nov-1973)

    Johnny Mathis "Foolish" (from ST #88, 09-Feb-1974)

    Gladys Knight & The Pips "On and On" (from ST #97, 04-May-1974)

    Al Green "Here I Am (Come And Take Me)" (from ST #93, 06-Apr-1974)

    The O'Jays "Love Train" (from ST #57, 21-Apr-1973)

  • Sly & the Family Stone / The Trammps

    Sly & The Family Stone - "Thank You," "Dance To The Music," "I Want To Take You Higher" & "If You Want Me To Stay"

    The Trammps - "Where Do We Go From Here"

  • The O'Jays / Ramsey Lewis

    The O'Jays - "For the Love of Money" (live), "Put Your Hands Together" (live), "Got Your Hooks in Me" and "Wildflower."

    Ramsey Lewis - "Sweet and Tender You" and "Love for a Day."

  • Kool & The Gang / Al Wilson / The Natural Four
    Kool and the Gang - "Funky Stuff," "Hollywood Swinging" and "Jungle Boogie."

    Al Wilson - "Touch And Go" and "Broken Home."

    The Natural Four - "Love That Really Counts."
  • The Staple Singers / Bunny Sigler

    The Staple Singers "If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)," "Touch a Hand, Make a Friend" and "We the People"

    Mavis Staples "A House is Not a Home"

    Bunny Sigler "That's How Long I'll Be Loving You" and "Things Are Gonna Get Better"
  • Tyrone Davis / Hugh Masekela / Black Ivory

    Tyrone Davis - "There It Is" and "What Comes Up (Must Come Down)."

    Hugh Masekela (trumpeter with band) - "Jungle Jim" and "Rekpete."

    Black Ivory "What Goes Around (Comes Around)."

  • Bill Withers / The Soul Children / Melvin Van Peebles

    Bill Withers - "You," "The Same Love That Made Me Laugh" and "Let Me In Your Life."
    The Soul Children - "I'll Be The Other Woman" and "We're Getting Too Close."
    Melvin Van Peebles - "Eyes On The Rabbit."

  • The Spinners/ The Independents/ Leroy Hudson

    The Spinners "One of a Kind (Love Affair)", "Ghetto Child" and "Mighty Love"
    The Independents "The First Time We Met" and "Arise & Shine (Let's Get It On)"
    Leroy Hutson "Ella Wheeze"

  • Sylvia / The Moments / Ecstasy, Passion & Pain
    Sylvia - "Sweet Stuff" and "Pillow Talk."
    The Moments - "Sexy Mama" and "What's Your Name?"
    Ecstasy, Passion & Pain - "I Wouldn't Give You Up."
    Sylvia & The Moments - "Sho Nuff Boogie."
  • Gladys Knight & the Pips / Lamont Dozier

    Gladys Knight and the Pips - "Neither One of Us", "You're the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me," "I Got to Use My Imagination" and "On and On."

    Lamont Dozier - "Trying to Hold On to My Woman" & "Fish Ain't Bitin'"

  • Eddie Kendricks / The Dramatics / Martha Reeves

    Eddie Kendricks - "Boogie Down" and "Son of Sagittarius."
    The Dramatics - "And I Panicked" and "Now You Got Me Loving You."
    Martha Reeves - "Power of Love."

  • The Four Tops/ Blue Magic/ Barbara Mason

    The Four Tops - "Am I My Brother's Keeper" and "I Just Can't Get You Out of My Mind"
    Blue Magic - "Look Me Up" and "Stop to Start"
    Barbara Mason - "World War Three"
  • The Stylistics/ Bobby Womack/ Undisputed Truth

    The Stylistics - "Rockin' Roll Baby," "Betcha by Golly, Wow," and "You Make Me Feel Brand New"
    Bobby Womack - "Lookin For A Love" and "Let It Hang Out (Point Of No Return)"
    Undisputed Truth - "Help Yourself"
  • Al Green/ The Impressions

    Al Green - "Sweet Sixteen," "Jesus Is Waiting," "Living For You" and "Here I Am (Come and Take Me)."
    The Impressions - "If It's In You To Do Wrong" and "Finally Got Myself Together."

  • Curtis Mayfield/ The Main Ingredient/ Bloodstone

    Curtis Mayfield - "Future Shock" and "Future Song (Love A Good Woman, Love A Good Man)"
    The Main Ingredient - "Just Don't Want to be Lonely" & "Girl Blue"
    Bloodstone - "Outside Woman" & "Let Me Ride"
  • Jerry Butler / The Delfonics / Cecil Shaw

    Jerry Butler - "Power of Love," "I Don't Want to Lose You" and "That's How Heartaches Are Made."
    The Delfonics - "I Told You So" and "Don't Want to Make You Wait."
    Cecil Shaw "What Do You Want From Me, Girl?"

  • Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes / Billy Paul / Maxine Weldon

    Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes - "The Love I Lost," "Satisfaction Guaranteed (Or Take Your Love Back)" and "If You Don't Know Me By Now."

    Billy Paul - "Thanks for Saving My Life" and "The Whole Town's Talking."

    Maxine Weldon - "Jubilation."

  • Marvin Gaye / The Whispers

    Marvin Gaye - "Come Get To This," "Let's Get It On," "Distant Lover" and "Keep Gettin' It On."
    The Whispers - "A Mother for My Children" and "What More Can A Girl Ask For."

  • Johnny Mathis / The Dells / George Foreman (cameo)

    Johnny Mathis - "I'm Coming Home," "I'm Stone In Love With You," "Life is a Song Worth Singing" and "Foolish."

    The Dells - "I Miss You" and "Give Your Baby a Standing Ovation."

    Heavyweight boxing champion George Foreman makes a cameo appearance.

  • The 5th Dimension / Willie Hutch

    Fifth Dimension - "Flashback," "One Less Bell To Answer" and "Black Patch."

    Willie Hutch - "Sunshine Lady" and "Tell Me Why Our Love's Gone Cold."

  • Johnny Nash/ Kool & the Gang/ The Originals
    Johnny Nash - "I Can See Clearly," "Ooh, What a Feeling" and "Loving You"
    Kool & the Gang - "Funky Stuff" and "Jungle Boogie"
    The Originals - "There's A Chance When You Love You'll Lose"
  • Billy Preston / Creative Source / Eric Mercury
    Billy Preston - "Space Race" and "I'm So Tired."

    Creative Source - "Who Is He and What Is He to You?" (and possibly "You Can't Hide Love").

    Eric Mercury - "Love Is Taking Over."
  • Eddie Kendricks / The Persuaders / Eddie Floyd

    Eddie Kendricks - "Boogie Down," "Darling, Come Back Home" and "Keep on Truckin'."
    The Persuaders - "Some Guys Have All the Luck" and "Love Attack."
    Eddie Floyd - "I Wanna Do Things For You."

  • Johnnie Taylor / Ann Peebles / Maceo and the Macs

    Johnnie Taylor - "I Believe in You (You Believe in Me)," "Cheaper to Keep Her" and "One Thing Wrong With My Woman."
    Ann Peebles - "I Can't Stand the Rain" and "(I Feel Like) Breaking Up Somebody's Home."
    Maceo and the Macs - "Soul Power '74."

  • Bobby Bland / Ashford & Simpson / Barbara Jean English

    Bobby Bland "This Time I'm Gone for Good" and "Ain't No Love in the Heart of the City."

    Ashford & Simpson "Keep it Coming" and "I'd Know You Anywhere."

    Barbara Jean English "You're Gonna Need Somebody To Love (While You're Looking For Someone To Love)."
  • The Temptations/ G.C. Cameron

    The Temptations - "Plastic Man," "Hey Girl (I Like Your " and "Masterpiece"

    G.C. Cameron - "Let Me Down Easy" and "No Matter Where"

  • Smokey Robinson / First Choice / Al Wilson

    Smokey Robinson - "Just My Soul Responding," "Baby Come Close" and "Sweet Harmony."

    First Choice - "Armed and Extremely Dangerous" and "Smarty Pants.

    Al Wilson - "Show and Tell."

  • Tower of Power / The Pointer Sisters / Tavares

    Tower Of Power - "This Time It's Real," "So Very Hard To Go" & "What is Hip?"

    The Pointer Sisters - "Yes We Can Can" and "Cloudburst."

    Tavares - "Check it Out."

  • Curtis Mayfield / Millie Jackson / Natural Four

    Curtis Mayfield - "Back to the World," "If I Were only a Child Again" and "Future Shock."
    Millie Jackson - "Hypocrisy" and "Hurts So Good."
    The Natural Four - "Can This Be Real?"
    Plus, an interview with Clarence Avant.

  • The Jackson 5 / Michael Jackson

    The Jackson Five - "Dancing Machine," "Don't Say Goodbye Again," and "Get It Together"

    Jermaine Jackson - "You're In Good Hands."

    Michael Jackson - "With a Child's Heart"

  • Barry White / Love Unlimited / The Temprees

    Barry White - "I've Got So Much To Give" and "Never Never Gonna Give You Up."
    Love Unlimited "Oh Love, Well We Finally Made It" and "It May Be Winter Outside."
    The Temprees - "Love's Maze" and "Wrap Me In Love."
    Plus, Lola Falana is interviewed by Don Cornelius.

  • The Four Tops / Bloodstone / Lee Charles
    Bloodstone - "Natural High"
    Lee Charles - "I Just Want to Be Loved"
    The Four Tops - "Are You Man Enough?" (from the 'Shaft in Africa' soundtrack)
  • B.B. King / The Moments

    B.B. King - "I Like to Live the Love," "I Can’t Leave," "To Know You Is To Love You."
    The Moments - "My Thing" and "Gotta Find a Way."

  • Eddie Kendricks / The Dramatics / Rufus featuring Chaka Khan
    Eddie Kendricks - "Keep on Truckin'"
    The Dramatics - "Hey You! Get Off My Mountain"
    Rufus featuring Chaka Khan - "Keep It Coming"
  • The Isley Brothers / Betty Wright / Jr. Walker & the All-Stars

    The Isley Brothers - "That Lady, Pt. 1 & 2," "Listen To The Music" and "Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight."
    Betty Wright - "Gimme Back My Man" and "Let Me Be Your Lovemaker."
    Jr. Walker and the All-Stars - "Peace & Understanding Is Hard To Find."

  • Dance Contest Show / The Sylvers / LA Mayor Thomas Bradley (cameo)
    The Sylvers perform "Stay Away from Me" and "Through The Love In My Heart."
    Los Angeles mayor Thomas Bradley presents scholarships to the winners of a dance contest.
  • Fred Wesley & the J.B.'s / Lyn Collins / The Sly, The Slick & The Wicked
    Fred Wesley & the J.B.'s "Doing it to Death" & "If You Don't Get it the First Time."
    Lyn Collins - "Take Me as I Am"
    Sly, the Slick & the Wicked - "Sho' Nuff"
  • The Whispers / Mandrill / Isaac Hayes (cameo)

    Mandrill - "Hang Loose" and "Get It All."

    The Whispers - "Feel Like Comin' Home" and "I Only Meant to Wet My Feet."

    In an interview segment, Isaac Hayes talks about his marriage.

  • The Intruders / Foster Sylvers

    The Intruders - "I'll Always Love My Mama" and "I Wanna Know Your Name."
    Foster Sylvers - "Misdemeanor" & "Hey Little Girl."