70s & 80s Soul Rewind

(Rochester, New York) -- Whoopi Goldberg hosts this new special capturing the smooth, sexy, and sophisticated sounds of the greatest groups and solo artists from the 1970s and 1980s from the MY MUSIC and worldwide archives. With performances by the Spinners, Lou Rawls, Marvin Gaye, Earth, Wind & Fire, Bill Withers, the Trampps, the Jackson 5 and more, this retrospective is a follow-up to two previous popular MY MUSIC programs — Superstars of '70s Soul with Patti Labelle and Aretha Franklin Presents Soul Rewind. 70s & 80s Soul Rewind airs Saturday, June 1 at 9 p.m. on WXXI-TV.

Featured performances include:

  • "Could It Be I'm Falling in Love" – The Spinners
  • “You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine” – Lou Rawls
  • “What You See Is What You Get” – The Dramatics
  • “I Want You Back”/“ABC” – Jackson 5
  • “Let’s Get It On” – Marvin Gaye
  • “Want Ads” – Honey Cone
  • “Rock the Boat” – Hues Corporation
  • “Disco Inferno” – The Trammps
  • “I Want Your Love” – Chic
  • “Ain’t No Sunshine” – Bill Withers
  • “One in a Million” – Larry Graham
  • “Celebrate” – Kool & The Gang 

Pictured: Host Whoopi Goldberg
Credit: Courtesy of TJL Productions 

 

 


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