Soul Train - Season 6

(ended 2006)




Episode Guide

  • Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes / Side Effect

    Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes - "Reaching Out for the World" and "Sandman."

    Side Effect - "Always There" and "S.O.S."

  • Marvin Gaye
    Marvin Gaye
    Episode 38

    Marvin Gaye - "Got To Give It Up" (Parts 1 & 2), "All The Way Round" & "After The Dance."

    This episode features a basketball game between Don Cornelius and Marvin Gaye, with special guest star Smokey Robinson as the official.

  • Smokey Robinson / Lakeside

    Smokey Robinson "There Will Come a day (I'm Gonna Happen to You)", "Let's Do the Dance of Life Together" and "Vitamin U."

    Lakeside "Shine On (Lift Your Spirit Higher)" and "If I Didn't Have You."

  • Teddy Pendergrass / Double Exposure
    Teddy Pendergrass – "You Can't Hide from Yourself," "Somebody Told Me" and "The More I Get, The More I Want."

    Double Exposure - "Ten Percent" & "My Love is Free."
  • Archie Bell & the Drells / Brainstorm
    Archie Bell & the Drells - "Everybody Have A Good Time" and "I Bet I Can Do That Dance That You're Doin'."
    Brainstorm "This Must be Heaven", "Wake Up and Be Somebody" and "Lovin' Is Really My Game."
  • B.T. Express / Letta Mbulu / Enchantment
    B.T. Express - "Expose Yourself" and "We Got It Together." Letta Mbulu - "Music Man" and "Many Rains Ago (Oluwa)." Enchantment - "Gloria" and "Hold On."
  • Roy Ayers' Ubiquity / Lonnie Liston Smith / Gwen McCrae
    Roy Ayers' Ubiquity - "Searching" and "Everybody Loves the Sunshine."
    Gwen McCrae - "Damn Right It's Good" and "Tears On My Pillow."
    Lonnie Liston Smith - "Space Lady" and "Starlite and You."
  • Melba Moore / Joe Tex
    Melba Moore - "The Long and Winding Road," "The Greatest Feeling" & "Good Love Makes It All Alright."
    Joe Tex - "Ain't Gonna Bump No More (with No Big Fat Woman)."
  • Al Green/ Fatback Band

    Al Green - "Keep Me Cryin'," "Have A Good Time" and "I Tried To Tell Myself."

    The Fatback Band - "Double Dutch" & "(Are You Ready) Do The Bus Stop."

  • Natalie Cole / Arthur Prysock

    Natalie Cole "I've Got Love On My Mind," "Peaceful Living" & "Party Lights."

    Arthur Prysock - "When Love Is New" & "I Wantcha Baby"

  • Latimore / Shalamar / Crown Heights Affair

    Latimore - "Somethin' 'Bout 'Cha" and "It Ain't Where You Been."
    Crown Heights Affair - "Searching for Your Love."
    Shalamar "Uptown Festival" and "Inky Winky Wang Dang Doo."
  • Ashford & Simpson/ Bootsy Collins & the Rubber Band
    Ashford and Simpson - "Destiny," "Tried, Tested and Found True" and "Over and Over."
    Bootsy Collins & the Rubber Band (aka Bootsy's Rubber Band) - "Pinocchio Theory" and "Munchies for Your Love."
  • The Dramatics/ Randy Crawford/ Crown Heights Affair

    The Dramatics - "Be My Girl" and "I Can't Get over You."
    Randy Crawford - "I'm Easy" and "I Let You Walk Away."
    Crown Heights Affair - "Dancin"
  • The Commodores / Thelma Houston

    Thelma Houston - "Don't Leave Me This Way" and "Any Way You Like It."
    The Commodores - "Just to be Close to You," "Fancy Dancer" and "High On Sunshine."

  • Rufus featuring Chaka Khan / The Impressions / Franklyn Ajaye
    Rufus featuring Chaka Khan - "Hollywood," "At Midnight (My Love Will Lift You Up)" and "Earth Song."
    The Impressions - "This Time" and "You'll Never Find."
    Franklyn Ajaye (comedian)
  • Billy Preston / Brenda Payton

    Billy Preston - "Girl", "Do What You Want" and "Let the Music Play."
    Brenda Payton - "Comin' Back for More" & "Home to Myself."
    Plus, Richard Pryor and Pam Grier visit.

  • Lou Rawls / L.T.D.
    Lou Rawls / L.T.D.
    Episode 23
    Lou Rawls - "You'll Never Find Another Love like Mine," "Groovy People" and "From Now On."
    L.T.D. - "Love to the World" and "Love Ballad."
  • Billy Paul/ Brick
    Billy Paul/ Brick
    Episode 22
    Billy Paul - "Word Sure Gets Around," "Let 'Em In," and "I Trust You."
    Brick - "Dazz" and "Smilin, Laughin, Lovin, Cryin."
  • The Sylvers/ Donald Byrd & the Blackbyrds

    The Sylvers - "Guitar Man," "Disco Showdown" and "Hot Line."
    Donald Byrd & the Blackbyrds - "Change."
  • The Supremes / Al Hudson and the Soul Partners

    Al Hudson & the Soul Partners - "I Got a Notion, You Got the Motion" and "Disco Lover."

    The Supremes (Mary Wilson, Scherrie Payne and Susaye Greene) - "You're My Driving Wheel," "You Are the Heart of Me" and "Come into My Life."

  • Donna Summer / The Moments

    The Moments - "With You," "Come In Girl" & "I Don't Wanna Go."

    Donna Summer - "Spring Affair" & "Winter Melody."

  • O.C. Smith / Dorothy Moore

    O.C. Smith - "Together" and "La La Peace Song."
    Dorothy Moore - "For Old Times' Sake" and "Funny How Time Slips Away."
  • Average White Band / The Soul Train Gang

    Average White Band - "I'm The One," "A Love Of Your Own" and "Queen of My Soul."
    The Soul Train Gang - "Ooh Cha."

    Also performed?
    The Soul Train Gang - "All My Life (I Wanna Live With You)" and "If It Takes All Night."

  • The Ohio Players / Johnny Bristol

    The Ohio Players - "Who'd She Coo?" "Feel The Beat (Everybody Disco)" and "Bi-Centennial."

    Johnny Bristol - "Do It To My Mind" and "You Turned Me On To Love."

  • K.C. and the Sunshine Band/ Dee Dee Bridgewater

    K.C. and the Sunshine Band - "That's the Way I Like It," "I Like to Do It" and "(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty."

    Dee Dee Bridgewater - "Goin' Through the Motions" and "My Prayer."

  • The Manhattans/ Brass Construction/ Rose Royce

    Brass Construction - "What's on Your Mind (Expression)" and "Get to the Point."

    Rose Royce - "Car Wash."

    The Manhattans - "I Kinda Miss You" and "Kiss and Say Goodbye."

  • Aretha Franklin / Ronnie Dyson

    Aretha Franklin "Jump" and "Sparkle."

    Ronnie Dyson "Close To You" and "The More You Do It (The More I Like It Done to Me)."

  • The Four Tops / Vicki Sue Robinson

    The Four Tops "Love Don't Come Easy," "Catfish" and "Feel Free."

    Vicki Sue Robinson "Daylight" and "Turn the Beat Around."

  • The Undisputed Truth / Impact / Carol Douglas
    The Undisputed Truth - "You Plus Me Equals Love" and "Method to the Madness."
    Impact - "Happy Man."
    Carol Douglas - "Doctor's Orders" and "Midnight Love Affair."
  • Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr. / Deniece Williams
    Deniece Williams - "Free" & "It's Important To Me."
    Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr - "I Hope We Get to Love in Time," "You Don't Have to Be a Star (To Be in My Show)" and "You Can't Change My Heart."
  • The Emotions / The Rimshots / The Ritchie Family

    The Emotions - "Flowers" and "I Don't Wanna Lose Your Love."

    The Rimshots - "We've Got You Singing" and "Super Disco."

    The Ritchie Family - "The Best Disco in Town."

  • Jermaine Jackson / Tata Vega
    Jermaine Jackson - "My Touch of Madness," "Look Past My Life" and "Let's Be Young Tonight."
    Tata Vega - "Full Speed Ahead" and "Never Had a Dream Come True."
  • The Spinners / David Ruffin

    The Spinners - "If You Can't Be in Love" and "Wake Up Susan."
    David Ruffin - "Everything's Coming Up Love" and "On and Off."

    A cameo appearance by Karen McClellan, the winner of Hal Jackson's Talented Teen contest.

  • Labelle / Brother to Brother

    LaBelle - "Get You Somebody New," "Chameleon" and "Gypsy Moths."
    Brother to Brother - "Let Your Mind Be Free" and "Chance with You."

  • D.J. Rogers / The Lockers

    D.J. Rogers - "On the Road Again," "Let Your Love Shine" and "Bula Jean."
    The Lockers
    Also the finals of the Soul Train National Dance Contest
  • The O’Jays / Thelma Houston

    The O'Jays - "Message in Our Music", "Stairway to Heaven" and "I Love Music".

    Thelma Houston - "The Bingo Long Song (Steal on Home)" and "Razzle Dazzle".

  • Melba Moore / The Whispers

    Melba Moore - "Free", "This is It" and "Lean on Me."

    Whispers - "One for the Money" and "Living Together (In Sin)".

  • The Sylvers / Sun
    The Sylvers / Sun
    Episode 2

    The Sylvers - "Boogie Fever," "Ain't No Good In Goodbye" and "Cotton Candy."

    Sun - "Wanna Make Love" and "Show Is Over."

  • Johnnie Taylor / The Tymes

    Johnnie Taylor - "Disco Lady," "Somebody's Gettin' It" and "Running Out of Lies."

    The Tymes - "It's Cool" and "Only Your Love."