Soul Train - Season 9

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Episode Guide

  • Salute to Barry White
    6/14/80
    0.0
    Soul Train salutes Barry White and his illustrious and sensuous career featuring his greatest hits and his current hit "Sheet Music"
    Music includes:
    --Barry White - "Sheet Music" & "I Believe in Music"
  • Leon Haywood / LA Boppers
    6/7/80
    9.0
    Leon Haywood - "Don't Push It Don't Force It" & "Who You Been Giving it Up To."
    LA Boppers - "Is This The Best (Bop-Doo-Wah)" & "Be Bop Dancin'"
  • A Salute to the Temptations / Syreeta
    5/31/80
    0.0
    A salute to the Temptations. The Temptations' songs include "Power" and "I'm Going Home."
    Syreeta sings "Love Fire" and "Blame It on the Sun."
  • Ray, Goodman & Brown / Ray Parker, Jr. & Raydio

    Ray, Goodman and Brown - "Inside of You" and "Special Lady."

    Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio - "Two Places at the Same Time" & "For Those Who Like to Groove."

  • Salute to Gladys Knight & the Pips
    5/17/80
    9.1
    Soul Train celebrates Gladys Knight & the Pips with a look back at their past hits, and their current releases "Landlord" and "Bourgie, Bourgie."
  • Jermaine Jackson / The Dramatics
    5/10/80
    9.2
    Jermaine Jackson - "Let's Get Serious" and "You're Supposed To Keep Your Love For Me."
    The Dramatics - "Welcome Back Home" and "Be With The One That You Love."
  • Village People / Side Effect
    5/3/80
    0.0
    The Village People - "Can't Stop the Music" (and "Magic Night").
    Side Effect - "Take a Chance, Dance."
  • Stephanie Mills / Roy Ayers
    4/26/80
    9.0

    Roy Ayers - "Don't Stop The Feeling" and "What You Won't Do for Love."

    Stephanie Mills - "Sweet Sensation" and "I Just Wanna Say."

    Notable Song Played: "Out The Box" (The Whispers).

  • Captain and Tennille / The Ritchie Family
    The Captain and Tennille - "Do That to Me One More Time" and "Never Make Your Move Too Soon."
    The Ritchie Family - "Put Your Feet To The Beat" and "Give Me A Break."
    Also appearing:
    Jacques Morali (record producer) interviewed by Don Cornelius.
    Electric Boogaloo (5 man dance troupe).
  • The Spinners / Con Funk Shun
    4/12/80
    9.7

    The Spinners - "Working My Way Back To You"/"Forgive Me Girl" and "Body Language."
    Con Funk Shun - "Got To Be Enough" and "Spirit Of Love."
  • Sister Sledge / Randy Brown
    4/5/80
    9.0

    Sister Sledge - "Got To Love Somebody."

    Randy Brown "We Ought to Be Doing It."

  • Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes / Brass Connection
    Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes - "Prayin'" and "I Should Be Your Lover."

    Brass Construction - "Right Place."
  • L.T.D. / Cheryl Lynn
    3/22/80
    7.4
    L.T.D. "Dancin' N Singin" and "One on One."

    Cheryl Lynn "I've Got Faith In You" and "Keep It Hot"
  • The Whispers / Patrice Rushen
    3/15/80
    8.1

    The Whispers - "And the Beat Goes On."
    Patrice Rushen - "Haven’t You Heard?"

  • Shalamar / The Gap Band
    3/8/80
    7.0
    Shalamar "Right in the Socket" and "I Owe You One"

    The Gap Band "I Don't Believe You Want to Get Up and Dance (Oops)" and "Steppin Out."
  • Lou Rawls / Narada Michael Walden
    3/1/80
    8.1
    Lou Rawls - "Sit Down and Talk to Me."

    Narada Michael Walden - "I Shoulda Loved Ya" & "I Don't Want Nobody Else to Dance with You."
  • Chic / High Inergy / Dick Gregory
    2/9/80
    9.6
    Chic - "Good Times" and "My Feet Keep Dancing."

    High Inergy - "I Love Making Love to the Music" and "Skate to the Rhythm."

    Dick Gregory (comedian)
  • A Salute to War
    A Salute to War
    Episode 15
    2/2/80
    0.0
    War performs "I'll Be Around" and "Don't Take (It) Away."
    [Need to verify: War may have also performed "The World Is A Ghetto," "All Around the World" and "Good Good feelin'" on this show.]
  • A Salute to The Commodores
    12/15/79
    8.0

    Soul Train commemorates the 10th anniversary of The Commodores, who perform "Wonderland," "Still," "Three Times a Lady" and "Sail On."

    Soul Train History Book:
    The Commodores - "Machine Gun" (from show #4.15 /121, 28-Dec-1974)

  • Johnnie Taylor / Lakeside
    12/8/79
    0.0
    Johnnie Taylor - "(Ooh Wee) She's Killing Me"
    Lakeside - "Pull My Strings"
    Lakeside "From 9:00 Until"
  • Tribute to Aretha Franklin
    12/1/79
    10

    Soul Train celebrates the career of Aretha Franklin.
    Performances include:
    Aretha Franklin - "Mary Don't You Weep" and "It's Gonna Get a Bit Better."
    Smokey Robinson and Aretha Franklin - "Ooo Baby Baby" duet.
    Aretha Franklin and Eric Robinson - "I Was Made for You."

  • The Whispers / Vernon Butch
    11/24/79
    0.0

    Vernon Burch - "Never Can Find A Way (Hot Love)" and "Once Again in My Life."
    The Whispers - "A Song for Donny" and "Homemade Lovin'."
    Tom Dreesen (comedian)

  • Salute to Smokey Robinson / Keith & Darrell
    Smokey Robinson - "Cruising" and "I Love the Nearness of You."

    Keith & Darnell "Feel the Fever" and "Kickin' It Around."
  • Herb Alpert / Dynasty
    11/10/79
    8.5
    Herb Alpert - "Rise" and "Rotation."

    Dynasty - "I Don't Want to Be a Freak (But I Can't Help Myself)" and "Satisfied."
  • Bar Kays / McFadden & Whitehead
    11/3/79
    9.6

    Bar Kays "Move Your Funky Body" and "You've Been."
    McFadden & Whitehead "Ain't No Stopping Us Now" and "I've Been Pushed Aside."

  • Billy Preston / Creme D'Coca
    10/27/79
    0.0
    Billy Preston - "Late at Night" and "Come in Time."

    Creme D'Coca "Mr. Me, Mrs. You" and "Doin' the Dog."
  • Rick James / Teena Marie
    10/20/79
    9.9

    Rick James and the Stone City Band perform "Fool on the Street" and "Love Gun."

    Teena Marie - "Don't Look Back."

    Rick James & Teena Marie "I'm a Sucker for Your Love."

  • David Ruffin / Heatwave
    10/13/79
    0.0

    David Ruffin - "Let Your Love Rain Down on Me" and "Break My Heart."

    Heatwave - "One Night Tan" and "Raise a Blaze."

    Music video: Michael Jackson - "Don't Stop Till You Get Enough."

  • Bonnie Pointer / Switch
    10/6/79
    9.5

    Bonnie Pointer - "Heaven Must Have Sent You" and "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)" (her new single, to be released Nov. 1979).

    Switch - "Best Beat in Town" and "I Call Your Name."

  • Shalamar / Tata Vaga
    9/29/79
    0.0
    Shalamar - "The Second Time Around" and "Right In The Socket."

    Tata Vega - "I Need You Now" and "I Just keep Thinking About You, Baby."
  • Deniece Williams / Apollo
    9/22/79
    10

    Deniece Williams - "I've Got the Next Dance" and "I Found Love."
    Apollo - "Astro Disco" & "Right in Front of You."

  • A Tribute to Minnie Riperton with Stevie Wonder & Wintley Phipps
    This Soul Train episode is dedicated to the late Minnie Riperton who passed away on July 12, 1979.

    Minnie Riperton - "Loving You" (from Soul Train #121, 28-Dec-1974).

    Minnie Riperton - "Lover and Friend" and "Memory Lane" (Mike Douglas Show clips)

    Also appearing:

    Stevie Wonder talks about Minnie Riperton, then does a medley of "Perfect Angel" and "Loving You."

    Wintley Phipps - "I Give You My Life" and "Sing a Song of Love."moreless