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Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Gladys Knight & The Pips/Eddie Kendricks/The Honey Cone/Bobby Hutton

2 October 1971
Gladys Knight and the Pips performed "Friendship Train" and "I Don't Wanna Do Wrong." Eddie Kendricks performed "It's So Hard for Me to Say Goodbye" and "I Did It All For You." The Honey Cone performed "Stick-Up" and "Want Ads." Bobby Hutton performed "You're My Only Reason."

Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Pat Davis ... Dancer
William Guest ... Himself (as Gladys Knight and the Pips)
Honey Cone ... Themselves
Bobby Hutton ... Guest
Eddie Kendricks ... Himself

Gladys Knight ... Herself (as Gladys Knight and the Pips)
Merald Knight ... Himself (as Gladys Knight and the Pips)
Edward Patten ... Himself (as Gladys Knight and the Pips)

Season 1, Episode 2: Charlie Wright & Watts 103rd Street Band/Carla Thomas/General Crook

9 October 1971
Charlie Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Band perform "Express Yourself" and "Your Love". Carla Thomas performs "You Got a Cushion to Fall on". General Crook performs "Do It for Me" and "What Time is It".
General Crook ... Guest
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Carla Thomas ... Herself
Charles Wright ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 3: Chairmen of the Board/Rufus Thomas/Laura Lee

16 October 1971
Chairmen of the Board performed "Give Me Just a little more Time" and "Hang on to a Memory" Rufus Thomas performed "(Do the) Push and Pull", "Do the Funky Chicken" and "The World is Round" Laura Lee performed "Women's Love Rights" and "Wedlock is Padlock"

Season 1, Episode 4: Staple Singers/Freda Payne

23 October 1971
The Staple Singers perform "Express Yourself" and "Heavy Makes You Happy". Freda Payne perform "Band of Gold" and "Bring the Boys Home".
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Freda Payne ... Guest
The Staple Singers ... Themselves

Season 1, Episode 5: Bill Withers/Al Green/Viola Wills

30 October 1971
Bill Withers performs "Ain't No Sunshine" and "Grandma's Hands". Al Green performs "Let's Stay Together" and "Tired of Being Alone". Viola Wills performs "Sweetback".
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer

Al Green ... Guest
Viola Wills ... Guest

Bill Withers ... Guest

Season 1, Episode 6: Lou Rawls/The 100 Proof/The Emotions

6 November 1971
Lou Rawls perform "Natural Man". The 100 Proof perform "Somebody's Been Sleeping", "Driveway" and "One Man's Leftovers". The Emotions perform "So I Can Love You" and "Show Me How".
The 100 Proof ... Guests
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
The Emotions ... Guests
Lou Rawls ... Himself - Guest

Season 1, Episode 7: Martha & the Vandellas/The Intruders/G.C. Cameron

13 November 1971
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas perform "Dancing In The Streets" and "Bless You". The Intruders perform "I Bet He Don't Love You (Like I Love You)" & "Cowboys To Girls". G.C. Cameron perform "Act Like A Shotgun"
G.C. Cameron ... Himself
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
The Intruders ... Guests
Lois Reeves ... Herself (as Martha & the Vandellas)

Martha Reeves ... Herself
Sandra Tilley ... Herself

Season 1, Episode 8: Friends of Distinction/Clarence Carter

20 November 1971
The Friends of Distinction perform "Grazing in the Grass" and "I Need You". Clarence Carter perform "Patches", "Slipped, Tripped and Fell in Love" and "Scratch my Back".
Clarence Carter ... Guest
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
Friends of Distinction ... Guests

Season 1, Episode 9: Chambers Brothers/The Five Stairsteps

27 November 1971
The Chambers Brothers perform "Time Has Come Today", "Let's Do It Together" and "Funky". The Five Stairsteps perform "O-o-h Child" and "Didn't it Look so Easy".

Season 1, Episode 10: Junior Walker & The All Stars/Bobby Womack/Thelma Houston

4 December 1971
Jr. Walker & The All-Stars perform "Do That Shing-A-Ling" live and "These Eyes". Bobby Womack perform "Communication" and "That's the Way I Feel About 'Cha". Thelma Houston perform "I Want to Go Back There Again" and "Save The Country".
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
Thelma Houston ... Herself
Junior Walker ... Himself

Bobby Womack ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 11: Jean Knight/The Delfonics/Maurice Jackson/Ralphi Pagan

11 December 1971
Jean Knight performs "Mr. Big Stuff". The Delfonics performs "Didn't I Blow Your Mind This Time" and "Hey Love". Maurice Jackson performs "Step By Step". Ralphi Pagan performs "Make It With Me".
The Delfonics ... Guests
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
Maurice Jackson ... Guest
Jean Knight ... Guest
Ralphi Pagan ... Guest

Season 1, Episode 12: The Chi-Lites/Joe Tex/The Originals

18 December 1971
The Chi-Lites performs "For God Sakes, Give More Power to the People" and "Have you Seen Her". Joe Tex performs "Give the Baby Anything the Baby Wants" and "Bad Feet". The Originals performs "Baby I'm for Real" and "Keep Me".
The Chi-Lites ... Themselves - Guests
Pat Davis ... Herself - Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
The Originals ... Themselves - Guests
Joe Tex ... Himself - Guest

Season 1, Episode 13: Gene Chandler/Simtec & Wylie/The Free Movement

25 December 1971
Gene Chandler performs "Yes I'm Ready (If you Don't Let Go)" and "Stone Cold Love". The group Simtec & Wylie performs "Got To get Over the Hump". The Free Movement performs "I Found Someone" and "The Harder I Try".
Gene Chandler ... Guest
Wylie Dixon ... Guest
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
The Free Movement ... Guests
Walter 'Simtec' Simmons ... Guest

Season 1, Episode 14: B.B. King/O.C. Smith/Patrice Holloway

1 January 1972
B.B. King performs "Think it Over". O.C. Smith performs "Little Green Apples" and "Help Me Make it Through the Night". Patrice Holloway performs "Evidence" and "That's the Chance You Gotta Take".
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
Patrice Holloway ... Guest

B.B. King ... Guest
O.C. Smith ... Guest

Season 1, Episode 15: Dennis Coffey/Detroit Emeralds/Jesse James

8 January 1972
Dennis Coffey performs "Scorpio" and "Ride Sally Ride". The Detroit Emeralds performs "Wear This Ring with Love" and "You Want it, You Got it". Jesse James performs "I Need You Baby" and "At Last".
Dennis Coffey ... Guest
The Detroit Emeralds ... Guests
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
Jesse James ... Guest

Season 1, Episode 16: Little Richard/Undisputed Truth/Nolan F. Porter

15 January 1972
Little Richard performs "Freedom Blues" and "Greenwood Mississippi". The Undisputed Truth performs "Smiling Faces Sometimes" and "You Make Your Own Heaven and Hell Right Here on Earth".
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer

Little Richard ... Himself - Guest
Nolan F. Porter ... Guest
The Undisputed Truth ... Guests

Season 1, Episode 17: Curtis Mayfield/The Honey Cone/The Persuaders

22 January 1972
Curtis Mayfield performs "Move on Up" and "Get Down". The Honey Cone performs "Stick Up" and "One Monkey Don't Stop No Show". The Persuaders performs "Thin Line Between Love and Hate" and "Love Gonna Pack Up".
Pat Davis ... Himself - Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
Honey Cone ... Themselves - Guests

Curtis Mayfield ... Himself - Guest
The Persuaders ... Themselves - Guests

Season 1, Episode 18: The Impressions/Mary Clayton/The Three Degrees

29 January 1972
The Impressions perform "Ain't Got Time" and "Love Me". Merry Clayton performs "After All This Time". The Three Degrees performs "There's So Much Love", "Maybe" and "Trade Winds".

Merry Clayton ... Guest
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
The Impressions ... Guests
The Three Degrees ... Themselves

Season 1, Episode 19: The Dells/Kim Weston/Luther Ingram

5 February 1972
The Dells perform "It's All Up to You" and "The Love We Had". Kim Weston performs "Little By Little And Bit By Bit" and "If I Had it My Way". Luther Ingram performs "Be Good to Me Baby" and "I'll Love You Until the End".
The Dells ... Themselves
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
Luther Ingram ... Himself
Kim Weston ... Guest

Season 1, Episode 20: Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager/Joe Tex/Hodges, Smith, James & Crawford

12 February 1972
Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager performed "Ain't Understanding Mellow". Jerry Butler performed "Walk Easy my Son" and "How Did We Lose it Baby". Joe Tex performed "I Gotcha" and "A Mother's Prayer". Hodges, Smith, James & Crawford performed "Signal Your Intention"

Jerry Butler ... Guest
Carolyn Crawford ... Guest
Brenda Lee Eager ... Guest
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
Pat Hodges ... Guest
Denita James ... Guest
Jessica Smith ... Guest
Joe Tex ... Guest

Season 1, Episode 21: Al Green/The Whispers/Denise LaSalle

19 February 1972
Al Green performed "Look What you Done For Me" and "Driving Wheel". The Whispers performed "I Only Meant to Wet My Feet" and "Can't Help But Love You". Denise LaSalle performed "Trapped By this Thing Called Love" and "Now Run and Tell That"
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer

Al Green ... Guest
Denise LaSalle ... Guest
The Whispers ... Guests

Season 1, Episode 22: The Four Tops/Jackie Wilson/Kool & the Gang

26 February 1972
The Four Tops performed "A Simple Game" and "MacArthur Park". Jackie Wilson performed "Your Love Keeps Lifting me Higher and Higher" and "Love is Funny That Way". Kool & the Gang performed "I Want to Take You Higher" and "Love The Life You Live"
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
The Four Tops ... Guests

Kool & The Gang ... Guests
Jackie Wilson ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 23: Gladys Knight & the Pips/The Ohio Players/Garland Green

4 March 1972
Gladys Knight & the Pips performed "Make me the Woman That you Go Home to" and "I Don't Want to Do Wrong". The Ohio Players performed "Got Pleasure" and "Pain". Garland Green performed "Just My Way of Loving You" and "Plain and Simple Girl"
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
Garland Green ... Guest
William Guest ... Guest (as Gladys Knight and the Pips)

Gladys Knight ... Herself - Guest
Merald Knight ... Guest (as Gladys Knight and the Pips)
Edward Patten ... Guest (as Gladys Knight and the Pips)
Ohio Players ... Guest

Season 1, Episode 24: Rufus Thomas/The Bar-Kays/Laura Lee

11 March 1972
Rufus Thomas performs "Do the Funky Penguin" and "Breakdown". The Bar-Kays performs "Son of Shaft". Laura Lee performs "Rip Off" and "Since I Fell for You".
The Bar-Kays ... Guests
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
Laura Lee ... Guest

Rufus Thomas ... Guest

Season 1, Episode 25: The Chi-Lites/Edwin Starr/James Gadsen

18 March 1972
The Chi-Lites performs "Oh Girl" and "The Coldest days of My Life". Edwin Starr performs "War" and "Dougle Agent O Soul".
The Chi-Lites ... Themselves - Guests
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
James Gadsen ... Himself - Guest
Edwin Starr ... Himself - Guest

Season 1, Episode 26: Curtis Mayfield/War/Wilson Pickett

25 March 1972
Curtis Mayfield performed "We Got To Have Peace", "Get Down" and "Beautiful Brother of Mine". War performed "All Day Music" & "Slippin' Into Darkness". Wilson Pickett (performing live) "Fire and Water,", "Don't Let the Green Grass Fool You", "Call My Name, I'll be There", "I'm In Love" and "Don't Knock My Love".
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer

Curtis Mayfield ... Himself
Sid McCoy ... Announcer

Wilson Pickett ... Himself
War ... Themselves

Fred Williamson ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 27: Joe Tex/Gloria Lynne/The Independents

1 April 1972
Joe Tex perform "You Said a Bad Word". Gloria Lynne performs "Watermelon Man" and "I Wish You Love". The Independents performs "Just as Long as You Need Me".
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
The Independents ... Guests
Gloria Lynne ... Guest
Joe Tex ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 28: Lou Rawls/Otis Clay/The Peaches

8 April 1972
Lou Rawls performs "His Song Shall be Sung". Otis Clay performs "Trying to Live My Life without you". The Peaches performs "In My Heart" and "You Couldn't Have Been Thinking About Me".
Otis Clay ... Guest
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
The Peaches ... Guests
Lou Rawls ... Himself - Guest

Season 1, Episode 29: Isley Brothers/Love Unlimited/Millie Jackson

15 April 1972
The Isley Brothers performs "Lay Away" and "Pop That Thang". Love Unlimited performs "Walkin' in the Rain (with the One I Love) and "Fragile (Handle With Care)". Millie Jackson performs "Ask Me What You Want" & "My Man, A Sweet Man".

Season 1, Episode 30: Ike & Tina Turner/Jerry Butler/Brenda Lee Eager

22 April 1972
Ike & Tina Turner perform "I Want To Take You Higher," "Feel Good" and "Proud Mary". Jerry Butler and Brenda Lee Eager perform "Close To You". Jerry Butler performs "I Only Have Eyes for You".

Jerry Butler ... Himself
Brenda Lee Eager ... Herself
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
Ike Turner ... Himself (as Ike & Tina Turner)

Tina Turner ... Herself (as Ike & Tina Turner)

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: Bobby Womack/The Bar-Kays/Candi Staton

23 September 1972
Bobby Womack performs "Woman's Gotta Have it". The Bar-Kays perform "Copy Cat" and "In the Hole". Candi Staton performs "Stand By Your Man" and "In the Ghetto".
The Bar-Kays ... Guests
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
Candi Staton ... Guest

Fred Williamson ... Guest

Bobby Womack ... Guest

Season 2, Episode 2: The Isley Brothers/Luther Ingram

30 September 1972
The Isley Brothers perform "Work to Do" and "Lay Lady Lay". Luther Ingram performs "If Loving You is Wrong, I Don't Wanna Be Right" and "Missing You".
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
Heshimu ... Guest
Luther Ingram ... Himself
The Isley Brothers ... Guests

Melba Moore ... Guest

Season 2, Episode 3: Gladys Knight & the Pips/The O'Jays/Major Lance

7 October 1972
Gladys Knight & The Pips performed "Help me Make It Through the Night", "I Heard It Through The Grapevine" and "Daddy Could Swear, I Declare". The O'Jays make their first appearance here and perform "Deeper (In Love With You)" and "Back Stabbers". Major Lance performed "Since I Lost My Baby's Love"
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer

Teresa Graves ... Herself
William Guest ... Himself (as Gladys Knight and the Pips)

Gladys Knight ... Herself (as Gladys Knight and the Pips)
Merald Knight ... Himself (as Gladys Knight and the Pips)
Major Lance ... Himself
Eddie Levert ... Himself (as The O'Jays)
Edward Patten ... Himself (as Gladys Knight and the Pips)

Brock Peters ... Himself
William Powell ... Himself (as The O'Jays)
Walter Williams Sr. ... Himself (as The O'Jays)

Season 2, Episode 4: Eddie Kendricks/The Whispers

14 October 1972
Eddie Kendricks performs "Eddie's Love," "Can I" and "If You Let Me". The Whispers perform "I Only Meant To Wet My Feet" and "Life & Breath".

Nicholas Caldwell ... Himself (as The Whispers)
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer

Gail Fisher ... Herself
Eddie Kendricks ... Himself

Bill Russell ... Guest
Wallace 'Scotty' Scott ... Himself (as The Whispers)
Walter Scott ... Himself (as The Whispers)

Season 2, Episode 5: The Jackson 5

21 October 1972
The Jackson 5 perform "I Want You Back", "Little Bitty Pretty One," "Corner of the Sky" and "Lookin' Through the Windows". Jermaine Jackson performs "That's How Love is", "Daddy's Home", and "You're in Good Hands".

Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Joe Cobb ... Announcer
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
Jackson 5 ... Themselves

Jackie Jackson ... Himself (as The Jackson Five)

Jermaine Jackson ... Himself (as The Jackson Five)

Marlon Jackson ... Himself (as The Jackson Five)

Michael Jackson ... Himself (as The Jackson Five)

Tito Jackson ... Himself (as The Jackson Five)

Season 2, Episode 6: Johnnie Taylor/The Undisputed Truth

28 October 1972
Johnnie Taylor performs "Who's Making Love", "Standing in for Jody", "Doing My Own Thing" and "Stop Doggin' Me". The Undisputed Truth perform "Girl You're Alright" and "Smiling Faces Sometimes".
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
Johnnie Taylor ... Guest
The Undisputed Truth ... Guests

Season 2, Episode 7: Bill Withers/Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes

4 November 1972
Bill Withers performs "Lean on Me" and "Use Me". Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes perform "I Miss You" and "If You Don't Know Me By Now".
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
Harold Melvin ... Guest (as Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes)

Denise Nicholas ... Guest

Teddy Pendergrass ... Guest

Bill Withers ... Guest

Season 2, Episode 8: Billy Preston/Laura Lee/Johnny Williams

11 November 1972
Billy Preston performs "Outa Space", "The Bus" and "Slaughter". Laura Lee performs "If You Beat Me Rockin you can Have my Chair". Johnny Williams performs "Slow Motion" and "Shall We Gather By the Water".

Jim Brown ... Guest
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
Laura Lee ... Guest

Billy Preston ... Guest
Johnny Williams ... Guest

Season 2, Episode 9: Joe Simon/The Sylvers/Billy Paul

18 November 1972
Joe Simon performs "Misty Blue" and "I Found My Dad". The Sylvers perform "Fool's Paradise" and "Wish That I Could Talk To You". Billy Paul performs "Me and Mrs. Jones".
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
Billy Paul ... Guest
Joe Simon ... Guest
The Sylvers ... Guests
Wallace Terry ... Guest

Season 2, Episode 10: The Friends of Distinction/The Persuaders/Doug Gibbs

25 November 1972
The Friends of Distinction perform "Going In Circles" and "Now is the Time". The Persuaders perform "Love's Gonna Pack up (And Walk Out)" and "Peace in the Valley". Doug Gibbs performs "I'll Always Have You".

Season 2, Episode 11: The Temptations/King Floyd

2 December 1972
The Temptations perform "Papa Was a Rolling Stone" and "Mother Nature". King Floyd performs "Groove Me" and "Baby Let Me Kiss You".
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
Dennis Edwards ... Himself (as The Temptations)
King Floyd ... Guest
Melvin Franklin ... Himself (as The Temptations)
Damon Harris ... Himself (as The Temptations)
Richard Street ... Himself (as The Temptations)

Cicely Tyson ... Guest
Otis Williams ... Himself (as The Temptations)

Season 2, Episode 12: The Intruders/Betty Wright/True Reflection

9 December 1972
The Intruders perform "She's a Winner" and "When We get Married". Betty Wright performs "Clean Up Woman" and "Baby Sitter". True Reflection perform "That's Where I'm Coming From".
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
The Intruders ... Guests
George Kirby ... Himself
True Reflection ... Guests
Betty Wright ... Guest

Season 2, Episode 13: Billy Paul/Barbara Mason/Anacostia

23 December 1972
Billy Paul performs "Am I Black Enough For You?". Barbara Mason performs "Give Me Your Love" and "Bed and Board". Anacostia performs "On and Off".
Anacostia ... Guests
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
Barbara Mason ... Guest
Billy Paul ... Guest

Season 2, Episode 14: Tyrone Davis/Lyn Collins

30 December 1972
Tyrone Davis perform "Turn Back the Hands of Time" and "If You Had a Change in Mind". Lyn Collins performs "Think" and "Things Got to Get Better".
Elgin Baylor ... Guest
Lyn Collins ... Guest
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Tyrone Davis ... Guest
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer

Season 2, Episode 15: Curtis Mayfield/The Main Ingredient/Hank Ballard

6 January 1973
Curtis Mayfield performs "Superfly," "I'm Your Pusherman" and "Freddie's Dead". The Main Ingredient performs "Everybody Plays The Fool" and "You've Got To Take It (If You Want It)". Hank Ballard performs "From The Love Side".
Hank Ballard ... Guest
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer

Cuba Gooding ... Guest (as The Main Ingredient)

Curtis Mayfield ... Guest

Vonetta McGee ... Guest
Luther Simmons ... Guest (as the Main Ingredient)
Tony Slyvester ... Guest (as the Main Ingredient)

Season 2, Episode 16: Stevie Wonder/The Moments/Fully Guaranteed

13 January 1973
Stevie Wonder performs "Signed Sealed Delivered" and "Superstition". The Moments perform "Just Because He Wants To Make Love" and "My Thing". Fully Guaranteed perform "We Can Make It Together".

Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Joe Cobb ... Announcer
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
Fully Guaranteed ... Guests
Sid McCoy ... Announcer
The Moments ... Guests
Judy Pace ... Herself

Stevie Wonder ... Himself

Season 2, Episode 17: Johnny Nash/Billy Butler & Infinity/Brighter Side of Darkness

27 January 1973
Johnny Nash performs "I Can See Clearly Now" and "Stir it Up". Billy Butler & the Infinity perform "Hung Up on You". Brighter Side of Darkness perform "Love Jones" and "Just a Little Bit".
The Brighter Side of Darkness ... Guests
Billy Butler ... Guest
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
Johnny Nash ... Guest

Season 2, Episode 18: The Dramatics/Syl Johnson/The Smith Connection

3 February 1973
The Dramatics perform "In the Rain" and "Hey You, Get Off My Mountain". Syl Johnson performs "We Did It". The Smith Connection performs "I've Been in Love".
Pat Davis ... Dancer
The Dramatics ... Guests
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
Sy Johnson ... Guest
The Smith Connection ... Guest

Season 2, Episode 19: James Brown

10 February 1973
James Brown gets a Soul Train tribute here as he performs various hits like "Get On The Good Foot," "Soul Power," "Make It Funky," "Cold Sweat," "Try Me," "Hot Pants," "Get Up (I Feel Like A) Sex Machine," "Super Bad," "Please Please, Please" and "Say It Loud I'm Black and I'm Proud". Lyn Collins joins him at one point with "Never Gonna Give You Up"

James Brown ... Himself
Lyn Collins
Pat Davis ... Dancer

Season 2, Episode 20: The Four Tops/Otis Clay

17 February 1973
The Four Tops performed "Keeper of the Castle", "I Must be Dreaming", and "Ain't No Woman Like the One I got". Otis Clay performed "Trying to Live My Life Without You" Also, The Soul Train dance contest finals took place. With James Brown and Don C. looking on, three couples: Damita Jo Freeman and Jimmy "Scooby Doo" Fosters. Pat Davis and Gary Keyes; Connie Platino and Lamont Peterson... fought their way to a Johnson Products $10,000 scholarship and worldwide dancer acclaim.
Renaldo Benson ... Himself (as The Four Tops)

James Brown ... Himself
Otis Clay ... Guest
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Albert Ebbs ... Regular Dancer
The Four Tops ... Themselves
Lawrence Payton ... Himself (as The Four Tops)
Levi Stubbs ... Himself (as The Four Tops)

Season 2, Episode 21: The Spinners/Sisters Love

24 February 1973
The Spinners performs "I'll Be Around," "Could It Be I'm Falling In Love" and "How Could I Let You Get Away". Sisters Love perform "(I Could Never Make) A Better Man than You" and "Give Me Your Love".
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Sisters Love ... Guests
The Spinners ... Themselves

Season 2, Episode 22: Al Green/Mel & Tim

17 March 1973
Al Green performs "You Ought to be with Me," "For the Good Times" and "Love and Happiness". Mel & Tim perform "Starting All Over Again".

Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Joe Cobb ... Announcer
Pat Davis ... Dancer

Al Green ... Guest
Mel Hardin ... Guest (as Mel & Tim)
Sid McCoy ... Announcer
Tim McPherson ... Guest (as Mel & Tim)

Season 2, Episode 23: Friends of Distinction/Timmy Thomas/The Independents

24 March 1973
Friends of Distinction perform "Love or Let Me Be Lonely". Timmy Thomas performs "Why Can't We live Together?". The Independents perform "Leaving Me". Richard Pryor makes a cameo appearance.

Season 2, Episode 24: The Chi-Lites/The Honey Cone/G.C. Cameron

31 March 1973
The Chi-Lites perform "Stoned Out of My Mind" and "We Need Order". The Honey Cone perform "One Monkey Don't Stop No Show" and "If I Can't Fly". G.C. Cameron performs "I'm Gonna Get You".
G.C. Cameron ... Himself - Guest
The Chi-Lites ... Themselves - Guests

Pam Grier ... Herself - Guest
Honey Cone ... Themselves - Guests

Season 2, Episode 25: The Impressions/Tyrone Davis/Billy Preston

7 April 1973
The Impressions perform "This Love's for Real". Tyrone Davis performed "Without You in My Life" and "There it Is". Billy Preston performs "Will it Go Round in Circles" and "Blackbird".

Season 2, Episode 26: Aretha Franklin

14 April 1973
The Queen of Soul gets the Soul Train treatment in this episode. Aretha Franklin performs "Rock Steady", "Day Dreaming", "Oh Me Oh My (I'm a Fool for You Baby)", and "Master of Eyes (The Deepness of His Eyes)".

Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
G.C. Cameron ... Himself - Guest
The Chi-Lites ... Themselves Guests
Joe Cobb ... Announcer
Pat Davis ... Herself - Dancer

Aretha Franklin ... Herself - Guest
C.L. Franklin ... Himself - Guest

Pam Grier ... Herself
Honey Cone ... Themselves - Guests
Sid McCoy ... Announcer

Season 2, Episode 27: The O'Jays/David Ruffin/Sylvia Robinson

21 April 1973
The O'Jays perform "Love Train", "Time to Get Down" and "Sunshine". David Ruffin performs "Blood Donors Needed" and "Common Man". Sylvia Robinson hit it big with "Pillow Talk".
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Eddie Levert ... Guest
William Powell ... Guest
Sylvia Robinson ... Guest
David Ruffin ... Guest
Walter Williams Sr. ... Guest

Season 2, Episode 28: The Sylvers/Ronnie Dyson/Archie Bell & the Drells

28 April 1973
The Sylvers perform "Fool's Paradise" and "Stay Away From Me". Ronnie Dyson performs "One Man Band" and "Just Don't Wanna be Lonely". Archie Bell & The Drells perform "Dancing to the music" and "Girls Grow Faster Than Boys".

Season 2, Episode 29: The Manhattans/Lyn Collins/Lee Auston

5 May 1973
The Manhattans perform "There's No me Without You" and "Back Up". Lyn Collins performs "Fly me to the Moon" and "Never Gonna Give it Up". Lee Auston performs "Gimme Your Hand" and "Real Woman".
Gerald Alston ... Guest (as The Manhattans)
Lee Auston ... Guest
Edward 'Sonny' Bivins ... Guest (as The Manhattans)

James Brown ... Himself
Lyn Collins ... Guest
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Kenneth Kelley ... Guest (as The Manhattans)
Winfred 'Blue' Lovett ... Guest (as The Manhattans)
The Manhattans ... Themselves

Season 2, Episode 30: The Supremes/Lloyd Price

12 May 1973
The Supremes perform "Floy Joy," "Bad Weather", "Stoned Love" and "I Guess I'll Miss the Man". Lloyd Price performs "Just for Baby" and "Love Music".
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Lynda Laurence ... Guest (as the Supremes)
Lloyd Price ... Guest
Jean Terrell ... Guest (as the Supremes)

Mary Wilson ... Guest (as the Supremes)

Season 2, Episode 31: Bobby Womack/The Whispers/Thelma Houston

19 May 1973
Bobby Womack performs "I Can Understand It", "Harry Hippie" and "Woman's Gotta Have it". The Whispers perform "POW MIA" and "Somebody Loves You". Thelma Houston performs "Black California" and "Piano Man".
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Thelma Houston ... Guest
The Whispers ... Guests

Bobby Womack ... Guest

Season 2, Episode 32: Little Anthony & the Imperials/Edwin Starr/The Valentinos

26 May 1973
Little Anthony & The Imperials perform "Help me Find a Way to Save you" and "La La la At the End". Edwin Starr performs "There You Go". The Valentinos perform "I Can Understand It".

Season 2, Episode 33: Bill Withers

16 June 1973
Bill Withers performs "Grandma's Hand", "If I Can't Write Left-handed", "Use Me", "Let Us Love", "Kissing My Love".
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Steve Manning ... Guest

Bill Withers ... Guest

Season 2, Episode 34: The Miracles/Chuck Jackson/The Jackson Sisters

23 June 1973
The Miracles perform "I Can't Stand to See You Cry" and "Don't Let it End Until You Let it Begin". Chuck Jackson performs "I Only Get This Feeling". The Jackson Sisters perform "Boy You're Dynamite" and "I Believe in Miracles".

Season 2, Episode 35: Chairman of the Board/Charles Mann/Sylvia

30 June 1973
Chairmen of the Board perform "Chairmen of the Board", "Finders Keepers" and "Pay to the Piper". Charles Mann performs "Say You Love Me Too". Sylvia performs "Didn't I".

Season 2, Episode 36: Chuck Berry/Maxayan/Willie Hutch

7 July 1973
Chuck Berry performs "My Ding-a-Ling", "Reelin' and Rockin'", "Wee Wee Hours" and "Roll em' Pete" and "Johnny B. Goode". Maxayan performs "Check out Your Mind". Willie Hutch performs "Slick" and "Brother's Gonna Work it out".

Chuck Berry ... Himself
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Willie Hutch ... Guest
Max Julien ... Guest
Maxayn ... Guests (as Maxyan)

Season 2, Episode 37: The Best of Soul Train

11 August 1973
A look back on the best of Season 2 of Soul Train.

Chuck Berry ... Guest (archival clips)

James Brown ... Himself (archive footage)
The Four Tops ... Themselves (archive footage)

Aretha Franklin ... Herself (archive footage)

Al Green ... Himself (archive footage)
Jackson 5 ... Themselves (archive footage)

Curtis Mayfield ... Himself (archive footage)
The O'Jays ... Themselves
The Supremes ... Themselves (archive footage)
The Temptations ... Themselves (archive footage)

Stevie Wonder ... Himself (archive footage)

Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: The Intruders/Foster Sylvers

1 September 1973
The Intruders perform "I'll Always Love My Mama" and "I Wanna Know Your Name". Foster Sylvers performs "Misdemeanor" and "Hey Little Girl".

Season 3, Episode 2: The Whispers/Mandrill

8 September 1973
The Whispers perform "Feel Like Coming Home" and "I Love the Way You Make Me Feel". Mandrill performs "Fencewalk" and "Hang Loose".

Season 3, Episode 3: Fred Wesley & the J.B.'s/Lyn Collins/The Sly, the Slick & the Wicked

15 September 1973
Fred Wesley & the J.B.'s perform "Doing it to Death" and "If You Don't Get it the First Time". Lyn Collins performs "Mama Feelgood". The Sly, the Slick & the Wicked perform "Surely".

Season 3, Episode 4: Dance Contest Show: The Sylvers

22 September 1973
The Sylvers "Stay Away from Me" and "Wish I Could Talk to You".

Season 3, Episode 5: Isley Brothers/Betty Wright/Jr. Walker & the All-Stars

29 September 1973
The Isley Brothers performed "That Lady" and "Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight". Betty Wright performed "It's Hard to Stop" and "Let Me Be Your Lovemaker". Jr. Walker & the All-Stars performed "I Don't Need No Reason" and "Peace and Understanding is Hard to Find"

Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Joe Cobb ... Announcer
The Isley Brothers ... Guests
Sid McCoy ... Announcer
Junior Walker ... Guest
Betty Wright ... Guest

Season 3, Episode 6: Eddie Kendricks/The Dramatics/Rufus

6 October 1973
Eddie Kendricks performs "Keep on Truckin" and "Darling Come Back Home". The Dramatics performs "And I Panicked" and "Fell For You". Rufus performs "There's No Telling" and "Slip-N-Slide".
The Dramatics ... Guests
Eddie Kendricks ... Guest

Chaka Khan ... Herself - Guest
Rufus ... Guests

Season 3, Episode 7: B.B. King/The Moments

13 October 1973
B.B. King performs "To Know You is to Love You" and "I Like to Live the Love". The Moments perform "Sexy Mama" and "Gotta Find a Way".

Season 3, Episode 8: The Four Tops/Bloodstone/Lee Charles

20 October 1973
The Four Tops perform "Are You Man Enough" and "Sweet Understanding Love". Bloodstone performs "Natural High" and "Never Let You Go". Lee Charles performs "Love Ain't Gonna Run Away" and "I Just Want to Be Loved".

Season 3, Episode 9: Barry White/Love Unlimited/The Temprees

27 October 1973
Barry White performed "I'm Gonna Love You Just a Little More Baby", "I've Got So Much to Give", "Never Never Gonna Give You Up". Love Unlimited performed "Love's Theme". The Temprees performed "Dedicated to the One I Love" and "Love's Maze".
Vicki Abercrombie ... Regular Dancer
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Lola Falana ... Guest
Love Unlimited ... Guests
The Temprees ... Guest
Diana Thompson ... Dancer
Barry White ... Guest

Season 3, Episode 10: Jackson 5

3 November 1973
The Jackson Five perform "Dancing Machine," "Don't Say Goodbye AgaIn," "Get It Together" and "You're In Good Hands". Michael Jackson performs "With a Child's Heart" and "Morning Glow".
Jackson 5 ... Themselves

Jackie Jackson ... Himself (as The Jackson 5)

Jermaine Jackson ... Himself (as The Jackson 5)

Joe Jackson ... Guest

Marlon Jackson ... Himself (as The Jackson 5)

Michael Jackson ... Himself (as The Jackson 5)

Tito Jackson ... Himself (as The Jackson 5)

Season 3, Episode 11: Curtis Mayfield/Millie Jackson/Natural Four

10 November 1973
Curtis Mayfield performs "Back to the World", "If I Were only a Child Again" and "Future Shock". Millie Jackson performs "Hurts So Good" and "Hypocrisy". Natural Four performs "Can This Be Real".

Season 3, Episode 12: Tower of Power/The Pointer Sisters/Tavares

17 November 1973
Tower Of Power performs "This Time It's Real," "So Very Hard To Go" and "What is Hip?". The Pointer Sisters perform "Yes We Can Can" and "Cloudburst". Tavares performs "Check it Out".
Pat Davis ... Dancer
The Pointer Sisters ... Themselves
Tavares ... Guest
Tower of Power ... Guests

Season 3, Episode 13: Smokey Robinson/First Choice/Al Wilson

24 November 1973
Smokey Robinson performs "Just My Soul Responding," "Baby Come Close" and "Sweet Harmony". First Choice perform "Armed and Extremely Dangerous" and "Smarty Pants". Al Wilson performs "Show and Tell".
Pat Davis ... Dancer
First Choice ... Guests
Claudette Robinson ... Herself

Smokey Robinson ... Himself
Al Wilson ... Guest

Season 3, Episode 14: The Temptations/G.C. Cameron

1 December 1973
The Temptations performed "Plastic Man," "Hey Girl (I Like Your Style)" and "Masterpiece". G.C. Cameron performed "Let Me Down Easy" and "No Matter Where". Also, Hal Jackson makes an appearance in the episode with recent 1973 winner Edna Hill as Miss Talented Teen.
G.C. Cameron ... Guest
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Edna Hill ... Guest
Hal Jackson ... Himself - Guest
The Temptations ... Guests

Season 3, Episode 15: Bobby Bland/Ashford & Simpson/Barbara Jean English

8 December 1973
Bobby Bland performed "This Time I'm gone for Good" and "Ain't No Love in the Heart of the City". Ashford & Simpson performed "Keep it Coming" and "I'd Know You Anywhere". Barbara Jean English performed "You're Gonna Need Somebody To Love (While You're Looking For Someone To Love)".

Don Cornelius ... Himself

Nick Ashford ... Himself (as Ashford & Simpson)
Bobby Bland ... Himself
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Barbara Jean English ... Guest
Valerie Simpson ... Herself (as Ashford & Simpson)

Season 3, Episode 16: Johnnie Taylor/Ann Peebles/Maceo and the Macs

15 December 1973
Johnnie Taylor performed "I Believe in You (You Believe in me)" and "Cheaper to Keep Her". Ann Peebles performed "I Can't Stand the Rain" and "I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down". Maceo and the Macs performed "Cross the Track (We Better Go Back)" and "Soul Power '74"
Pat Davis ... Dancer

Maceo Parker ... Himself
Ann Peebles ... Herself
Johnnie Taylor ... Guest

Season 3, Episode 17: Eddie Kendricks/The Persuaders/Eddie Floyd

22 December 1973
Eddie Kendricks performs "Boogie Down". The Persuaders perform "Some Guys Have All the Luck". Eddie Floyd performs "Gently On My Bed" and "Something to Write Home About".
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Eddie Floyd ... Himself
Eddie Kendricks ... Guest
The Persuaders ... Guests

Season 3, Episode 18: Billy Preston/Creative Source/Eric Mercury

5 January 1974
Billy Preston performs "Space Race". Creative Source performs "Who is He and What is he to You?" and "You Can't Hide Love". Eric Mercury performs "Love is Taking Over".

Season 3, Episode 19: Johnny Nash/Kool & the Gang/The Originals

12 January 1974
Johnny Nash performs "Stir it Up" and "My Merry-Go Round". Kool & the Gang perform "Funky Stuff" and "Jungle Boogie". The Originals perform "There's a Chance When You Love you'll Lose".

Season 3, Episode 20: The 5th Dimension/Willie Hutch

26 January 1974
Fifth Dimension perform "Flashback," "One Less Bell To Answer," "Ashes To Ashes" and "Black Patch". Willie Hutch performs "Sunshine Lady" and "Tell Me Why Our Love's Gone Cold".
Billy Davis Jr. ... Himself (as The 5th Dimension)
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Willie Hutch ... Guest
Florence LaRue ... Herself (as The 5th Dimension)

Marilyn McCoo ... Herself (as The 5th Dimension)
LaMonte McLemore ... Himself (as The 5th Dimension)
Ron Townson ... Himself (as The 5th Dimension)

Season 3, Episode 21: Jerry Butler/The Delfonics/Cecil Shaw

16 February 1974
Jerry Butler performs "Power of Love" and "I Only have Eyes For You". The Delfonics perform "Tell Me This is a Dream" and "I Don't Want to Make you Wait". Cecil Shaw performs "What Do You Want From Me, Girl".

Jerry Butler ... Guest
Pat Davis ... Dancer
The Delfonics ... Guests
Cecil Shaw ... Himself - Guest

Season 3, Episode 22: Johnny Mathis/The Dells

23 February 1974
Johnny Mathis performs "I'm Coming Home" and "Life is a Song Worth Singing". The Dells perform "Give Your Baby a Stabding Ovation" and "My Pretending Days are Over".
Pat Davis ... Dancer
The Dells ... Themselves

George Foreman ... Guest

Johnny Mathis ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 23: Marvin Gaye/The Whispers

2 March 1974
Marvin Gaye performs "Come Get To This," "Let's Get It On," "Distant Lover" and "Keep Gettin' It On". The Whispers perform "A Mother for My Children" and "What More Can A Girl Ask For".
Pat Davis ... Dancer

George Foreman ... Himself
Marvin Gaye ... Himself
The Whispers ... Guests

Season 3, Episode 24: Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes/Billy Paul/Maxine Weldon

9 March 1974
Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes perform "The Love I Lost" and "Yesterday I Had the Blues". Billy Paul performs "Thanks for Saving My Life". Maxine Weldon performs "Some Singing".
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Harold Melvin ... Guest
Billy Paul ... Guest

Teddy Pendergrass ... Guest
Maxine Weldon ... Guest

Season 3, Episode 25: Curtis Mayfield/The Main Ingredient/Bloodstone

30 March 1974
Curtis Mayfield performs "Future Shock" and "Future Song (Love A Good Woman, Love A Good Man)". The Main Ingredient perform "Just Don't Want to be Lonely" and "Girl Blue". Bloodstone performs "Outside Woman" and "Let Me Ride".
Bloodstone ... Guests
Pat Davis ... Dancer

Cuba Gooding ... Guest (as The Main Ingredient)

Curtis Mayfield ... Guest
Luther Simmons ... Guest (as The Main Ingredient)
Tony Slyvester ... Guest (as The Main Ingredient)
Rodney Winfield ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 26: Al Green/The Impressions

6 April 1974
Al Green performs "Sweet Sixteen," "Jesus Is Waiting," "Living For You" and "Here I Am (Come and Take Me)". The Impressions perform "If It's In You To Do Wrong" and "Finally Got Myself Together".

Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host

Jim Brown ... Guest
Pat Davis ... Dancer

Al Green ... Himself
The Impressions ... Guests

Fred Williamson ... Guest

Season 3, Episode 27: The Stylistics/Bobby Womack/Undisputed Truth

13 April 1974
The Stylistics perform "Rockin' Roll Baby," "Betcha by Golly, Wow," and "You Make Me Feel Brand New". Bobby Womack performs "Lookin For A Love" and "Let It Hang Out (Point Of No Return)". The Undisputed Truth perform "Help Yourself".
Pat Davis ... Dancer
The Stylistics ... Guests
Russell Thompkins Jr. ... Guest (as the Stylistics)
The Undisputed Truth ... Guests

Bobby Womack ... Guest

Season 3, Episode 28: The Four Tops/Blue Magic/Barbara Mason

20 April 1974
The Four Tops perform "Am I My Brother's Keeper" and "I Just Can't Get You Out of My Mind". Blue Magic performs "Look Me Up" and "Stop to Start". Barbara Mason performs "World War Three".
Blue Magic ... Themselves - Guests
The Blue Magic ... Themselves - Guests
Pat Davis ... Dancer
The Four Tops ... Guests
Barbara Mason ... Guest

Season 3, Episode 29: Eddie Kendricks/The Dramatics/Martha Reeves

27 April 1974
Eddie Kendricks performs "Son of Sagittarius" and "Tell Her Love Has Felt The need". The Dramatics perform "Hey You! get off my Mountain" and "Fell for you". Martha Reeves performs "Power of Love".

Season 3, Episode 30: Gladys Knight & the Pips/Lamont Dozier

4 May 1974
Gladys Knight & The Pips performed "Midnight Train to Georgia", "You're the Best Thing That Ever Happened to me", "I Got to Use My Imagination", "On and On" and "Neither One Of Us". Lamont Dozier performed "Trying To Hold On To My Woman" and "Fish Ain't Bitin".
Pat Davis ... Dancer

Lamont Dozier ... Guest
Gladys Knight & The Pips ... Themselves (as The Pips)

Gladys Knight ... Herself

Season 3, Episode 31: Sylvia/The Moments/Ecstasy, Passion & Pain

11 May 1974
Sylvia lip-synced "Sweet Stuff" & "Pillow Talk". The Moments lip-synced "Sexy Mama" & "What's Your Name". Sylvia & The Moments lip-synced "Sho Nuff Boogie". Ecstacy, Passion & Pain lip-synced "I Wouldn't Give You Up".

Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Joe Cobb ... Announcer
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Ecstacy Passion & Pain ... Themselves - Guests
Sid McCoy ... Announcer
The Moments ... Guests
Sylvia Robinson ... Guest

Season 3, Episode 32: The Spinners/The Independents/Leroy Hutson

18 May 1974
The Spinners performed "One of a Kind (Love Affair)", "Ghetto Child" and "Mighty Love". The Independents performed "The First Time We Met" and "Arise & Shine (Let's Get It On)". Leroy Hutson performed "Ella Wheeze" and "So in Love With You"
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Leroy Hutson ... Himself - Guest
The Independents ... Guests
The Spinners ... Themselves

Season 3, Episode 33: The Staple Singers/Bunny Sigler

25 May 1974
The Staple Singers lip-sync "If You're Ready", "Touch A Hand, Make a Friend" and "We The People" Mavis Staple lip-syncs "A House Is Not A Home". Bunny Sigler lip-syncs "That's How Long I'll Be Loving You" and "Things Are Gonna Get Better"
Bunny Sigler ... Himself

Mavis Staples ... Herself
Roebuck 'Pops' Staples ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 34: Kool & the Gang/Al Wilson/Natural Four

1 June 1974
Kool and the Gang perform "Funky Stuff", "Hollywood Swinging" and "Jungle Boogie". Al Wilson performs "Touch And Go" and "Broken Home". Natural Four perform "Love That Really Counts".

Season 3, Episode 35: Bill Withers/The Soul Children/Melvin Van Peebles

8 June 1974
Bill Withers performs "Friend of Mine" and "The Same Love That Made Me Laugh". The Soul Children perform "I'll be the Other Woman" and "Love Makes it Right". Melvin Van Peebles performs "Eyes on the Rabbit".
Pat Davis ... Dancer
The Soul Children ... Themselves - Guests

Melvin Van Peebles ... Guest

Bill Withers ... Guest

Season 3, Episode 36: Tyrone Davis/Hugh Masekela/Black Ivory

15 June 1974
Tyrone Davis performs "There it Is" and "I Wish it was Me". Hugh Masekela performs "Grazing in the Grass". Black Ivory performs "Don't Turn Around" and "Spinning Around".
The Black Ivory ... Themselves - Guests
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Tyrone Davis ... Guest
Hugh Masekela ... Himself - Guest

Season 3, Episode 37: The O'Jays/Ramsey Lewis

22 June 1974
The O'Jays performed "Put Your Hands Together" and "For The Love of Money". Ramsey Lewis performed "Kufanya Mapenzie" and "Sun Goddess"
Eddie Levert ... Himself (as The O'Jays)
Ramsey Lewis ... Guest
William Powell ... Himself (as The O'Jays)
Walter Williams Sr. ... Himself (as The O'Jays)

Season 3, Episode 38: Sly & the Family Stone/The Trammps

29 June 1974
Sly & The Family Stone performed "Thank You," "Dance To The Music," "I Want To Take You Higher" & "If You Want Me To Stay". The Trammps performed "Where Do We Go From Here".

Sly Stone ... Himself (as Sly Stone & the Family)
The Trammps ... Guests

Season 3, Episode 39: The Best of Soul Train: 1973-1974

20 July 1974
A look Back at the best of Season 3, with a guest drop by Rev. Jesse Jackson.
Marvin Gaye ... Guest
Gladys Knight & The Pips ... Themselves - Guests (as The Pips)

Al Green ... Guest

Jackie Jackson ... Himself - Guest

Jermaine Jackson ... Himself - Guest

Jesse Jackson ... Himself

Marlon Jackson ... Himself - Guest

Michael Jackson ... Himself - Guest

Tito Jackson ... Himself - Guest

B.B. King ... Guest

Gladys Knight ... Herself - Guest

Johnny Mathis ... Himself - Guest
The O'Jays ... Guests

Smokey Robinson ... Guest
Sly and the Family Stone ... Themselves - Guests
The Staple Singers ... Themselves
Tower of Power ... Guests

Season 4


Season 4, Episode 1: Billy Preston/Rufus/George McCrae/Franklin Ajaye

7 September 1974
Billy Preston performs "You're So Unique" and "Nothing For Nothing". Rufus performs "Tell me Something Good" and "You Got the Love". George McCrae performs "Rock Me Baby".
Vicki Abercrombie ... Regular Dancer

Franklyn Ajaye ... Guest
Pat Davis ... Dancer

Chaka Khan ... Herself - Guest
George McCrae ... Himself - Guest

Billy Preston ... Guest
Rufus ... Guests

Season 4, Episode 2: James Brown & the First Family of Soul

14 September 1974
James Brown & The First Family Of Soul Featuring Fred Wesley & The JB's ruled this episode with the songs "Cold Sweat," "I Can't Stand It," "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag," "Hell," "Try Me," "Papa Don't Take No Mess" & "My Thang". Fred Wesley & the JB's performed "Damn Right, I'm Somebody". Lyn Collins performed "Rock Me Again & Again & Again". Sweet Charles performed "Soul Man".

Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host

James Brown ... Himself
Joe Cobb ... Announcer
Lyn Collins ... Herself
Sid McCoy ... Announcer

Al Sharpton ... Himself
Fred Wesley ... Himself

Season 4, Episode 3: Johnnie Taylor/The Joneses/Syreeta Wright

21 September 1974
Johnnie Taylor performed "I'm Getting Careless With Our Love" and "I've Been Born Again". The Joneses performed "Sugar Pie Guy" and "Hey Babe". Syreeta performed "Come and Get This Stuff" and "I'm Going Left".
Pat Davis ... Dancer
Cecil Hale ... Guest
The Joneses ... Themselves - Guests
Syreeta ... Guest
Johnnie Taylor ... Guest

Season 4, Episode 4: The Miracles/Herbie Hancock/Yvonne Fair

28 September 1974
The Miracles performed "Do It Baby". Herbie Hancock performed "Chameleon" and "Head Hunters". Yvonne Fair performed "Funky Music Sho Nuff Turns Me On".
Yvonne Fair ... Guest
William Griffin ... Himself (as The Miracles)

Herbie Hancock ... Guest
Ken Jones ... Guest
Regina Jones ... Guest

Season 4, Episode 5: Michael Jackson/MDLT

5 October 1974
Michael Jackson performs "Whatever You Got, I Want," "If I Don't Love You This Way" and "What You Don't Know". MDLT performs "What's Your Game" and "Runnin' and Pushing".
Angie Chester ... Herself - Guest

Michael Jackson ... Guest

Season 4, Episode 6: The Four Tops/The New Birth/Creative Source

12 October 1974
The Four Tops performs "Midnight Flower" and "Right On Brother". The New Birth performs "Wildflower" and "I Wash My Hands Of The Whole Damn Deal". Creative Source performs "Let me Be the One" and "Keep on Moving".

Season 4, Episode 7: The Chi-Lites/Bloodstone/New York City

19 October 1974
The Chi-Lites performs "You Got to Be the One" and "There Will Never Be Any Peace". Bloodstone performs "That's Not How It Goes" & "I Need Time". New York City performs "Happiness Is", "I'm Doing Fine Now" and "Make Me Twice the Man"
Bloodstone ... Themselves - Guests
The Chi-Lites ... Themselves - Guests
The New York City ... Themselves - Guests

Season 4, Episode 8: Ashford & Simpson/Tavares/Little Beaver

26 October 1974
Ashford & Simpson perform "I Wanna Be Selfish". Tavares performs "Too Late" and "She's Gone". Little Beaver performs "Joey" and "Wish I had a Girl Like You".

Nick Ashford ... Guest (as Ashford & Simpson)
Little Beaver ... Guest
Lola Falana ... Guest
Valerie Simpson ... Guest (as Ashford & Simpson)
Tavares ... Guests

Season 4, Episode 9: The 5th Dimension/Al Wilson/Formula IV

2 November 1974
The Fifth Dimension performs "Harlem" and "My Song". Al Wilson performs "Touch and Go" and "La La Peace Song". Formula IV performs "Come and Get Yourself Some".
Billy Davis Jr. ... Himself - Guest
The Formula IV ... Themselves - Guests
Florence LaRue ... Guest

Marilyn McCoo ... Herself - Guest
LaMonte McLemore ... Guest
Ron Townson ... Guest
Al Wilson ... Guest

Season 4, Episode 10: The Ohio Players/Ecstacy, Passion & Pain/B.T. Express

9 November 1974
The Ohio Players performs "Jive Turkey," "Skin Tight" and "Heaven Must Be Like This". Ecstacy, Passion & Pain performs "Good Things Don't Last Forever" and "Ask Me". B.T. Express performs "Do It Til You're Satisfied".

Season 4, Episode 11: Nancy Wilson/Johnny Bristol/The Mighty Clouds of Joy

16 November 1974
Nancy Wilson performs "Streetrunner" and "You're As Right as Rain". Johnny Bristol performs "Hang on in There Baby" and "You and I". The Mighty Clouds of Joy performs "Mighty High".

Season 4, Episode 12: The Moments/LaBelle/Carl Carlton

7 December 1974
The Moments performs "You've Come a Long Way" and "How Can I Love You". LaBelle performs "Lady Marmalade" and "What Can I Do For You". Carl Carlton performs "Everlasting Love".
Carl Carlton ... Guest
Sarah Dash ... Guest
Nona Hendryx ... Guest

Patti LaBelle ... Herself - Guest
The Moments ... Guests

Season 4, Episode 13: The Isley Brothers

14 December 1974
The Isley Brothers "That Lady," "Live It Up," "Summer Breeze," "Midnight Sky" and "Hello It's Me."

Season 4, Episode 14: Jose Feliciano/Minnie Riperton/The Dynamic Superiors

21 December 1974
Minnie Riperton performs "Reasons" and "Lovin' You." Jose Feliciano performs "Hard Times In El Barrio," "Golden Lady" and "California Dreamin'." The Dynamic Superiors perform "Shoe Shoe Shine."
The Dynamic Superiors ... Guests

José Feliciano ... Himself - Guest
Johnny Nash ... Guest

Minnie Riperton ... Herself
Lonnie Youngblood ... Guest

Season 4, Episode 15: Johnny Nash/The Commodores/Lonnie Youngblood

28 December 1974
Johnny Nash performs "Loving You." The Commodores perform "Machine Gun" and "I Feel Sanctified." Lonnie Youngblood performs "Man to Woman."

Season 4, Episode 16: Bobby Womack/Latimore/The Kay-Gees

4 January 1975
Bobby Womack performs "You're Welcome, Stop on By," "I Don't Know" and "Check it Out." Latimore performs "Let's Straighten it Out." The Kay-Gees perform "Burn Me Up."

Season 4, Episode 17: Graham Central Station/Zulema/Leon Haywood

11 January 1975
1st song = "Rhyme Tyme People" by "Kool & The Gang" [ #3 R&B ]. 1st lip-sync = "Wanna Be Where You Are" by "Zulema" [ #58 R&B ]. 2nd song = "Whatever You Got, I Want" by "The Jackson 5" [ #3 R&B ]. 2nd lip-sync = "Feel The Need" by "Graham Central Station" [ #18 R&B ]. 3rd song = "When Will I See You Again" by "The Three Degrees" [ #2 Pop/#4 R&B ]. 3rd lip-sync = "Believe Half Of What You See" by "Leon Haywood" [ #21 R&B ]. 4th song = "Funky President" by "James Brown" [ #4 R&B ]. 4th lip-sync = "Release Yourself" by "Graham Central Station" [ #56 R&B ]. 5th song = "You're The First, The Last, My Everything" by "Barry White" [ #1 R&B ]. 5th lip-sync = "Standing In The Back Row Of Your Heart" by "Zulema" [ LP cut ]. Line Dance = "Midnight Sky" by "The Isley Brothers" [ #8 R&B ]. 6th lip-sync = "Can You Handle It" by "Graham Central Station" [ #9 R&B ].
Larry Graham ... Guest
Leon Haywood ... Guest
Zulema ... Guest

Season 4, Episode 18: Ike & Tina Turner/Lonette McKee

18 January 1975
Ike & Tina Turner perform "Oh My My," "Sexy Ida," "Nutbush City Limits" and "River Deep - Mountain High." Lonette McKee performs "Save It" and "Do To Me."

Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Joe Cobb ... Announcer
Ike & Tina Turner ... Themselves
Sid McCoy ... Announcer

Lonette McKee ... Guest

Season 4, Episode 19: Episode #4.19

25 January 1975

Season 4, Episode 31: The Dramatics/Barbara Mason/Ben E. King

19 April 1975
1st Dance = "Reality" by James Brown [ #19 R&B / #80 Pop ]. 1st lip-sync was "From His Woman To You" by Barbara Mason [ #3 R&B / #28 Pop ]. 2nd Dance = "My Little Lady" by Bloodstone [ #4 R&B / #57 Pop ]. The Scramble board answer was "Gladys Knight" [ see "goofs" about this segment ]. 2nd lip-sync was "Me Myself & I" by The Dramatics [ LP cut ]. 3rd Dance = "One Beautiful Day" by Ecstacy Passion & Pain [ #14 R&B & Disco / #48 Pop ]. 3rd lip-sync was "Supernatural Thing - Part 1" by Ben E. King [ #1 R&B / #5 Pop ]. 4th Dance = "Satin Soul" by Love Unlimited Orchestra [ #11 Disco / #22 Pop / #23 R&B ]. 4th lip-sync was "Me & Mrs Jones" by Ron Banks & The Dramatics [ #4 R&B / #47 Pop ]. 5th lip-sync was "Shackin' Up" by Barbara Mason [ #9 R&B / #91 Pop ]. Line Dance = "Once You Get Started" by Rufus & Chaka Khan [ #4 R&B / #6 Disco / #10 Pop ]. 6th lip-sync was "The Stars In Your Eyes" by Ron Banks & The Dramatics [ #22 R&B / #81 Pop ].

Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host

Ron Banks ... Himself (as The Dramatics)
Joe Cobb ... Announcer
The Dramatics ... Themselves - Guest

Ben E. King ... Himself
Barbara Mason ... Herself
Sid McCoy ... Announcer
Debra Sledge ... Herself (as Sister Sledge)

Season 4, Episode 35: Elton John/Mandrill/Carl Grigsby

17 May 1975


Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Joe Cobb ... Announcer
Carl Grigsby ... Himself

Elton John ... Himself
Mandrill ... Themselves
Sid McCoy ... Announcer

Season 4, Episode 39: Richard Pryor/Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes/South Shore Commission

21 June 1975

Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes ... Themselves - Musical Guest

Richard Pryor ... Himself - Guest Emcee
South Shore Commission ... Themselves - Musical Guest

Season 5


Season 5, Episode 7: Pointer Sisters/B.T. Express/Ralph Carter

4 October 1975
1st song = "Low Rider" by "War" [ #1 R&B ]. 1st lip-sync = "Peace Pipe" by "B.T. Express" [ #31 Pop / B-side of "Give It What You Got" ]. 2nd song = "Get The Cream Off The Top" by "Eddie Kendricks" [ #7 R&B ]. 2nd lip-sync = "Going Down Slowly" by "Pointer Sisters" [ #16 R&B ]. 3rd lip-sync = "When You're Young And In Love" by "Ralph Carter" [ #37 R&B ]. 3rd song = "Survival" by "The O'Jays" [ B-side of "Let Me Make Love To You" ]. 4th lip-sync = "How Long" by "Pointer Sisters" [ #1 R&B ]. 4th song = "I Get High On You" by "Sly Stone" [ #3 R&B ]. 5th lip-sync = "Give It What You Got" by "B.T. Express" [ #5 R&B ]. Line Dance = "Fight The Power" by "The Isley Brothers" [ #1 R&B ]. 6th lip-sync = "Sleeping Alone" by "Pointer Sisters" [ B-side of "Going Down Slowly" ].
Ralph Carter ... Guest
Jeffrey Daniels ... Dancer
B.T. Express ... Themselves
The Pointer Sisters ... Themselves

Season 5, Episode 9: Labelle/Creative Source

18 October 1975

The Creative Source ... Guests
Sarah Dash ... Guest (as Labelle)
Nona Hendryx ... Guest (as Labelle)

Patti LaBelle ... Herself - Guest (as Labelle)

Season 5, Episode 12: Episode #5.12

8 November 1975

Season 5, Episode 13: The Miracles/Poison/Quincy Jones

15 November 1975

William Griffin ... Himself (as The Miracles)

Quincy Jones ... Guest
Poison ... Guests

Season 5, Episode 14: Average White Band/Undisputed Truth

22 November 1975
1st song danced to: To Each His Own by Faith,Hope & Charity 2nd song danced to: Peace Pipe by B.T. Express 3rd song danced to: Love Power by Willie Hutch [ Scrabble Board answer was Quincy Jones ] 1st performance was a lip-sync of an unidentified song [ i think it was "Mama" ] by The Undisputed Truth 4th song danced to: Happy by Eddie Kendricks 2nd performance was a live version of Cut The Cake by AWB 3rd performance was a live version of Person To Person by AWB 4th performance was a lip-sync of another unidentified song [ i think it was "Doing The Boogie Bounce Boogie" by The Undisputed Truth Soul Train Line Dance was to I Love Music by The O'Jays Last performance was a live version of School Boy Crush by AWB

Season 5, Episode 15: War/Main Ingredient

29 November 1975
War performed 3 songs live [ Southern Part Of Texas, Low Rider, and Smile Happy ] and showed the video for "Why Can't We Be Friends". The Main Ingredient lip-synced 2 songs [ Shame On The World and ? ]
Pat Davis ... Dancer

Cuba Gooding ... Himself (as The Main Ingredient)
Luther Simmons ... Himself (as The Main Ingredient)
Tony Slyvester ... Himself (as The Main Ingredient)
War ... Themselves

Season 5, Episode 16: Episode #5.16

6 December 1975

Season 5, Episode 17: Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan/David Ruffin

13 December 1975


Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Joe Cobb ... Announcer

Chaka Khan ... Herself - Guest
Sid McCoy ... Announcer
David Ruffin ... Guest
Rufus ... Guest

Season 5, Episode 18: Freda Payne/The Whispers

20 December 1975

Pat Davis ... Dancer

Billy Preston ... Himself
The Whispers ... Themselves - Guests

Season 5, Episode 19: Sylvers/Billy Preston

27 December 1975
1st dance = Love Rollercoaster by Ohio Players [ #1 R&B ]. 2nd dance = That The Way I Like It by KC & The Sunshine Band [ #1 R&B ]. 3rd dance = Happy by Eddie Kendricks [ #8 R&B] and the Scramble Board answer = Freda Payne. 1st performance/lipsync = Free Style by The Sylvers [ b-side of Boogie Fever ]. 4th dance = Sing A Song by Earth Wind & Fire [ #1 R&B ]. 2nd performance/lipsync = That's Life by Billy Preston [ LP cut ]. 5th dance = We're On The Right Track by South Shore Commission [ #30 R&B ]. 3rd performance/lipsync = Do It While You Can by Billy Preston [ #58 R&B ]. 6th dance = Superbad Superslick by James Brown [ #28 R&B ]. 4th performance/lipsync = Boogie Fever by The Sylvers featuring Foster Sylvers [ #1 R&B ]. 7th dance/Line Dance = Dance Wit Me by Rufus featuring Chaka Khan [ #5 R&B ]. 5th performance/lipsync = Fancy Lady by Billy Preston [ #23 R&B ].
Vicki Abercrombie ... Regular Dancer
Pat Davis ... Dancer

Billy Preston ... Himself
The Sylvers ... Guests

Season 5, Episode 24: The Dells/Bloodstone

31 January 1976
1st song = "Hot" by "James Brown" [ #31 R&B ]. 2nd song = "Let's Go Disco" by "Archie Bell & The Drells" [ LP cut ]. 3rd song = "Walk Away From Love" by "David Ruffin" [ #1 R&B ]. 1st lip-sync = "Give Me Your Heart" by "Bloodstone" [ #18 R&B ]. 4th song = "Baby Face" by "The Wing And A Prayer Fife And Drum Corps" [ #14 Pop / #32 R&B ]. 2nd lip-sync = "The Power Of Love" by "The Dells" [ #58 R&B ]. 5th song = "Garbage Can" by "The Soul Train Gang" [ LP cut ]. 3rd lip-sync = "We Got To Get Our Thing Together" by "The Dells" [ #17 R&B ]. 6th song = "Turning Point" by "Tyrone Davis" [ #1 R&B ]. 4th lip-sync = "Hooray For Romance" by "Bloodstone" [ LP cut ]. Line Dance = "Boogie Fever" by "The Sylvers" [ #1 R&B and Pop ]. 5th lip-sync = "Strike Up The Band" by "The Dells" [ LP cut ].
Bloodstone ... Guests
The Dells ... Themselves

Season 5, Episode 29: Wilson Pickett/Betty Wright/The Modulations

6 March 1976
1st dance = "Train Called Freedom" by South Shore Commission [ #35 R&B ]. 2nd dance = "Sunny" by Yambu [ #3 Disco / #39 R&B ]. 3rd dance = "Let The Music Play" by Barry White [ #4 R&B ]. 1st lip-sync = "Slip & Do It" by Betty Wright [ #21 R&B ]. 4th dance = "Honey I" by George McCrae [ #18 R&B ]. 2nd lip-sync = "Worth Your Weight In Gold" by The Modulations [ #79 R&B ]. 5th dance = "What's The Name Of This Funk" ( Spider Man ) by Ramsey Lewis [ #50 R&B ]. 3rd lip-sync = "The Best Part Of A Man" by Wilson Pickett [ #26 R&B ]. 6th dance = "Love Or Leave" by The Spinners [ #8 R&B ]. 4th lip-sync = "Everybody Was Rockin'" by Betty Wright [ LP Cut ]. Line Dance = "Let's Go Disco" by Archie Bell & The Drells or MFSB [ LP cut ]. 5th lip-sync = Love Will Keep Us Together by Wilson Pickett [ #69 R&B ].
Vicki Abercrombie ... Regular Dancer
Modulations ... Vocal Group

Wilson Pickett ... Singer
Diana Thompson ... Dancer
Betty Wright ... Singer

Season 5, Episode 31: Donna Summer/Johnny Taylor

20 March 1976


Donna Summer ... Herself
Johnnie Taylor ... Guest

Season 6


Season 6, Episode 1: Johnnie Taylor/The Tymes

21 August 1976

Johnnie Taylor ... Himself
The Tymes ... Themselves

Season 6, Episode 2: Episode #6.2

28 August 1976

Season 6, Episode 3: Melba Moore/The Whispers

4 September 1976


Nicholas Caldwell ... Himself (as The Whispers)

Leaveil Degree ... Himself (as The Whispers)

Marcus Hutson ... Himself (as The Whispers)

Melba Moore ... Herself
Wallace 'Scotty' Scott ... Himself (as The Whispers)
Walter Scott ... Himself (as The Whispers)

Season 6, Episode 10: Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr./Deniece Williams

23 October 1976
1st song = "The Best Disco In Town" by "The Ritchie Family" [ #12 R&B / #1 Disco ]. 2nd song = "Shake Your Booty" by "K.C. And The Sunshine Band" [ #1 R&B & Pop / #9 Disco ]. 3rd song = "Flowers" by "The Emotions" [ #16 R&B ]. 1st lip-sync = "Free" by "Deniece Williams" [ #2 R&B / #31 Disco ]. 4th song = "Message In Our Music" by "The O'Jays" [ #1 R&B / #38 Disco ]. 2nd lip-sync = "I Hope We Get To Love In Time" by "Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr." [ #37 R&B ]. 5th song = "Energy To Burn" by "B.T. Express" [ #37 R&B ]. 3rd lip-sync = "You Don't Have To Be A Star" by "Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr." [ #1 R&B & Pop ]. 6th song = "Mr. Melody" by "Natalie Cole" [ #10 R&B ]. 4th lip-sync = "It's Important To Me" by "Deniece Williams" [ #31 Disco ]. Line Dance = "You + Me = Love" by "The Undisputed Truth" [ #37 R&B / #5 Disco ]. 5th lip-sync = "You Can't Change My Heart" by "Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr." [ LP cut ].
Billy Davis Jr. ... Himself - Guest

Marilyn McCoo ... Herself - Guest
Deniece Williams ... Herself - Guest

Season 6, Episode 12: Episode #6.12

6 November 1976

Renaldo Benson ... Himself (as The Four Tops)
Abdul 'Duke' Fakir ... Himself (as The Four Tops)
Lawrence Payton ... Himself (as The Four Tops)
Levi Stubbs ... Himself (as The Four Tops)

Season 6, Episode 14: Episode #6.14

20 November 1976

Season 6, Episode 24: Episode #6.24

5 February 1977


Pam Grier ... Herself
Brenda Payton ... Guest

Billy Preston ... Guest

Richard Pryor ... Guest

Season 6, Episode 25: Episode #6.25

12 February 1977


Franklyn Ajaye ... Himself
The Impressions ... Guests

Chaka Khan ... Herself - Guest

Season 6, Episode 26: The Commodores/Thelma Houston

12 February 1977

Ronald LePread ... Himself - Guest (as The Commodores)
Thomas McClary ... Himself - Guest (as The Commodores)
Walter Orange ... Himself - Guest (as The Commodores)

Lionel Richie ... Himself - Guest (as The Commodores)
Milan Williams ... Himself - Guest (as The Commodores)

Season 6, Episode 27: Episode #6.27

26 February 1977

Season 6, Episode 33: Roy Ayers Ubiquity/Lonnie Liston Smith/Gwen McCrae

2 April 1977


Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Roy Ayers ... Guest
Joe Cobb ... Announcer
Sid McCoy ... Announcer
Gwen McCrae ... Guest
Lonnie Liston Smith ... Guest

Season 6, Episode 34: Enchantment/Letta Mbulu/B.T.Express

9 April 1977
1st song = "The Pride" by "The Isley Brothers" [ #1 R&B / #30 Disco ]. 1st lip-sync = "Gloria" by "Enchantment" [ #5 R&B ]. 2nd song = "I'm Qualified To Satisfy You" by "Barry White" [ #25 R&B / #30 Disco ]. 2nd lip-sync = "Expose Yourself" by "B.T. Express" [ LP Cut ]. 3rd song = "I Gotta Keep Dancin" by "Carrie Lucas" [ #44 R&B / #2 Disco ]. 3rd lip-sync = "Music Man" by "Letta Mbulu" [ #97 R&B ]. 4th song = "Disco Inferno" by "The Trammps" [ #9 R&B / #1 Disco ]. 4th lip-sync = "Many Rains Ago" by "Letta Mbulu" [ B-side of "Roots Medley" by "Quincy Jones" ]. 5th song = "Super Band" by "Kool & The Gang" [ #17 R&B ]. 5th lip-sync = "Hold On" by "Enchantment" [ B-side of disco/R&B hit "Come On And Ride" ]. Line Dance = "Uptown Festival" by "Shalamar" [ #10 R&B / #2 Disco ]. 6th lip-sync = "We Got It Together" by "B.T. Express" [ LP Cut ].
The Enchantment ... Themselves
B.T. Express ... Themselves
Letta Mbulu ... Guest

Season 6, Episode 36: Episode #6.36

9 April 1977


Teddy Pendergrass ... Himself

Season 7


Season 7, Episode 1: O.C. Smith/Hot/Floaters

20 August 1977

Season 7, Episode 4: Johnny 'Guitar' Watson/The Whispers

10 September 1977
1st dance = I Feel Love by Donna Summer [ #6 Pop/ #9 R&B ]. 2nd dance = Brick House by The Commodores [ #4 R&B ]. 3rd dance = O-H-I-O by The Ohio Players [ #9 R&B ]. 1st lipsync = Make It With You by The Whispers [ #10 R&B ]. 4th dance = Devil's Gun by C.J. & Company [ #2 R&B ]. 2nd lipsync = A Real Mother For Ya by Johnny Guitar Watson [ #5 R&B ]. 5th dance = It's Ecstacy... by Barry White [ #1 R&B ]. 3rd lipsync = Tarzan by Johnny Guitar Watson [ b-side of Lover Jones ]. 6th dance = Runnin' For Your Lovin' by The Brothers Johnson [ #20 R&B ]. 4th lipsync = I'm Gonna Make You My Wife by The Whispers [ #54 R&B ]. Line Dance = Work On Me by The O'Jays [ #7 R&B ]. 5th lipsync = Lover Jones by Johnny Guitar Watson [ #34 R&B ].

Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Joe Cobb ... Announcer
Sid McCoy ... Announcer
Diana Thompson ... Dancer
Johnny 'Guitar' Watson ... Guests
The Whispers ... Guests

Season 7, Episode 19: Brick/Sister Sledge

24 December 1977
1st dance = "Any Way You Want Me" by The Sylvers [ #12 R&B / # 72 Pop ]. 2nd dance = "Serpentine Fire" by Earth,Wind & Fire [ #1 R&B / #13 Pop ]. 3rd dance = "Come Go With Me" by Pockets [ #17 R&B / #32 Disco / #84 Pop ]. 1st lip-sync = "Baby, It's The Rain" by Sister Sledge [ NEVER CHARTED ]. 4th dance = "More Than A Woman" by Tavares [ #32 Pop / #36 R&B ]. 2nd lip-sync = "Dusic" by Brick [ #2 R&B ]. 5th dance = "As" by Stevie Wonder [ #36 R&B & Pop ]. 3rd lip-sync = "Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody" by Brick [ #7 R&B / #92 Pop ]. 6th dance = "Brick House [ live version ]" by Commodores [ LP cut from "Live!" LP ]. 4th lip-sync = "As" by Sister Sledge [ NEVER CHARTED ]. Line Dance = "Galaxy" by War [ #5 R&B / #8 Disco / #39 Pop ]. 5th lip-sync = "Happy" by Brick [ b-side of Dusic ].

Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Brick ... Guests
Sister Sledge ... Guests

Season 7, Episode 23: Episode #7.23

14 January 1978

Season 7, Episode 25: L.T.D./Michael Henderson

4 February 1978

Michael Henderson ... Himself - Guest
L.T.D. ... Themselves - Musical Guest
Jeffrey Osborne ... Himself - Guest (as L.T.D.)

Season 7, Episode 30: Episode #7.30

25 March 1978

Cheryl Barnes ... Guest
Billy Davis Jr. ... Himself - Guest

Marilyn McCoo ... Herself - Guest
Stargard ... Guests

Season 7, Episode 34: Episode #7.34

6 May 1978


Johnny Mathis ... Himself
Bunny Sigler ... Himself
Deniece Williams ... Guest

Season 8


Season 8, Episode 1: Episode #8.1

19 August 1978

Kenny Gamble ... Himself
Leon Huff ... Himself

Season 8, Episode 2: The Brothers Johnson/The Dells

26 August 1978
1st song = "Used Ta Be My Girl" by "The O'Jays" [ #1 R&B ]. 2nd song = "Stuff Like That" by "Quincy Jones/Ashford & Simpson/Chaka Khan" [ #1 R&B ]. 3rd song = "Miss You" by "The Rolling Stones" [ #33 R&B / #1 Pop ]. 1st lip-sync = "Super Woman" by "The Dells" [ #24 R&B ]. 4th song = "Runaway Love" by "Linda Clifford" [ #3 R&B ]. 2nd lip-sync = "Blam" by "The Brothers Johnson" [ LP Cut ]. 5th song = "Don't Stop, Get Off" by "The Sylvers" [ #15 R&B ]. 3rd lip-sync = "Ain't We Funkin' Now" by "The Brothers Johnson" [ #45 R&B ]. 6th song = "Smile" by "The Emotions" [ #6 R&B ]. 4th lip-sync = "My Life Is So Wonderful" by "The Dells" [ B-side of "Super Woman" ]. Line Dance = "Only You" by "Teddy Pendergrass" [ #22 R&B ]. 5th lip-sync = "Ride-O-Rocket" by "The Brothers Johnson" [ #45 R&B ].
The Dells ... Themselves
Brothers Johnson ... Themselves

Season 8, Episode 3: The Emotions/Randy Jackson

2 September 1978

The Emotions ... Themselves

Randy Jackson ... Guest

Season 8, Episode 6: Episode #8.6

23 September 1978

Season 8, Episode 7: Peabo Bryson/Stargard

30 September 1978
1st song = If You Wanna Do A Dance by The Spinners [ #17 R&B ]. 2nd song = Ain't We Funkin' Now by The Brothers Johnson [ #45 R&B ]. 3rd song = When Somebody Loves You Back by Teddy Pendergrass [ LP Cut ]. 1st lipsync = What You Waitin' For by Stargard [ #4 R&B ]. 4th song = Shake And Dance With Me by Con Funk Shun [ #5 R&B ]. 2nd lipsync = Reaching For The Sky by Peabo Bryson [ #6 R&B ]. 5th song = Got To Get You Into My Life by Earth,Wind and Fire [ #1 R&B ]. 3rd lipsync = Feel The Fire by Peabo Bryson [ #13 R&B ]. 6th song = I Like What You Do by The Commodores [ LP Cut ]. 4th lipsync = Which Way Is Up by Stargard [ #1 R&B ]. Line Dance = Strokety Stroke by The O'Jays [ LP Cut ]. 5th lipsync = Smile by Peabo Bryson [ b-side of 2 different singles ].

Peabo Bryson ... Singer
Stargard ... Vocal Group

Season 8, Episode 11: Freda Payne/Atlantic Starr

28 October 1978
1st dance = "One Nation Under A Groove" by "Funkadelic" [ #1 R&B / #28 Pop / #31 Disco ]. 2nd dance = "Strokety Stroke" by "The O'Jays" [ LP Cut ]. 3rd dance = "Your Sweetness Is My Weakness" by "Barry White" [ #2 R&B / #16 Disco / #60 Pop ]. 1st lip-sync = "Stand Up" by "Atlantic Starr" [ #16 R&B / #26 Disco ]. 4th dance = "Got To Get You Into My Life" by "Earth, Wind & Fire" [ #1 R&B / #9 Pop ]. 2nd lip-sync = "Living For The Beat" by "Freda Payne" [ Never Charted ]. 5th dance = "Get Off" by Foxy [ #1 R&B #9 Pop / #18 Disco ]. 3rd lip-sync = "Happy Days Are Here Again" by "Freda Payne" [ Never Charted ]. 6th dance = "Don't Stop Get Off" by "The Sylvers" [ #15 R&B ]. 4th lip-sync = "Being In Love With You Is So Much Fun" by "Atlantic Starr" [ b-side of 2nd single "Keep It Comin'" ]. Line Dance = "Only You" by "Teddy Pendergrass" [ #22 R&B / #29 Disco / #106 Pop ]. 5th lip-sync = "Falling In Love" by "Freda Payne" [ Never Charted ].

Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Atlantic Starr ... Musical Guest
Joe Cobb ... Announcer
Sid McCoy ... Announcer
Freda Payne ... Singer

Season 8, Episode 14: Jerry Butler/Rick James

18 November 1978


Jerry Butler ... Himself

Rick James ... Himself

Season 8, Episode 21: Lakeside/Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr.

6 January 1979
1st song: "Contact" by Edwin Starr [ #1 Disco / #13 R&B / #65 Pop ]. 2nd song: "Take That To The Bank" by Shalamar [ #11 R&B / #79 Pop ]. 3rd song: "Now That We Found Love" by Third World [ #9 R&B / #47 Pop ]. 1st lip-sync: "It's All The Way Live" by Lakeside [ #4 R&B / #102 Pop ]. 4th song: "Cooling Out" by Jerry Butler [ #14 R&B ]. 5th song: "September" by Earth,Wind & Fire [ #1 R&B / #8 Pop ]. 6th song: "Sha La La Means I Love You" by Barry White [ LP Cut ]. 2nd lip-sync: "Shine On Silver Moon" by Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. [ #32 Disco / #86 R&B ]. 7th song: "Got To Be Real" by Cheryl Lynn [ #1 R&B / #11 Disco / #12 Pop ]. 3rd lip-sync: "Shot Of Love" by Lakeside [ LP Cut ]. Line Dance: "Instant Replay" by Dan Hartman [ #1 Disco / #29 Pop / #44 R&B ]. 4th lip-sync: "You Got The Love" by Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. [ LP Cut ].

Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Joe Cobb ... Announcer
Billy Davis Jr. ... Himself
Lakeside ... Themselves

Marilyn McCoo ... Herself
Sid McCoy ... Announcer

Season 8, Episode 23: Episode #8.23

20 January 1979

Season 8, Episode 24: Peaches & Herb/Brass Construction/Captain Sky

27 January 1979
1st song = "Got To Be Real" by "Cheryl Lynn" [ #1 R&B / #11 Disco / #12 Pop ]. 2nd song = "Instant Replay" by "Dan Hartman" [ #44 R&B / #1 Disco / #29 Pop ]. 3rd song = "Le Freak" by "Chic" [ #1 R&B,Disco & Pop ]. 1st lip-sync = "Get Up" by "Brass Construction" [ #56 R&B ]. 4th song = "Now That We Found Love" by "Third World" [ #9 R&B ]. 2nd lip-sync = "Wonder Worm" by "Captain Sky" [ #33 R&B ]. 5th song = "Get Down" by "Gene Chandler" [ #3 R&B / #22 Disco / #53 Pop ]. 3rd lip-sync = "Shake Your Groove Thing" by "Peaches & Herb" [ #4 R&B / #2 Disco / #5 Pop ]. 6th song = "Contact" by "Edwin Starr" [ #13 R&B / #1 Disco / #65 Pop ]. 4th lip-sync = "One To One" by "Brass Construction" [ LP Cut ]. Line Dance = "September" by "Earth, Wind & Fire" [ #1 R&B / #8 Pop ]. 5th lip-sync = "Reunited" by "Peaches & Herb" [ #1 R&B & Pop ].
Brass Construction ... Themselves
Herb Fame ... Himself (as Peaches & Herb)
Peaches ... Herself (as Peaches & Herb)
Captain Sky ... Himself

Season 8, Episode 25: The Jacksons

3 February 1979


Jackie Jackson ... Himself (as The Jacksons)

Marlon Jackson ... Himself (as The Jacksons)

Michael Jackson ... Himself (as The Jacksons)

Randy Jackson ... Himself (as The Jacksons)

Tito Jackson ... Himself (as The Jacksons)

Season 8, Episode 27: Cheryl Lynn/Joe Simon

17 February 1979
1st song = "Shake Your Body ( Down To The Ground)" by "The Jacksons" [ #3 R&B / #20 Disco / #7 Pop ]. 2nd song = "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy" by "Rod Stewart" [ #5 R&B / #1 Disco & Pop ]. 3rd song = "Haven't Stopped Dancing Yet" by "Gonzalez" [ #46 R&B / #7 Disco / #26 Pop ]. 1st lip-sync = "Love Vibration" by "Joe Simon" [ #15 R&B ]. 4th song = "Shake Your Groove Thing" by "Peaches & Herb" [ #4 R&B / #2 Disco / #5 Pop ]. 5th song = "Knock On Wood" by "Amii Stewart" [ #6 R&B / #5 Disco / #1 Pop ]. 6th song = " an unidentified instrumental. 2nd lip-sync = "Got To Be Real" by "Cheryl Lynn" [ #1 R&B / #11 Disco / #12 Pop ]. 7th song = "Keep On Dancin'" by "Gary's Gang" [ #15 R&B / #1 Disco / #41 Pop ]. 3rd lip-sync = "Going Through These Changes" by " Joe Simon" [ #78 R&B ]. Line Dance = "Contact" by "Edwin Starr" [ #13 R&B / #1 Disco / #65 Pop ]. 4th lip-sync = "Star Love" by "Cheryl Lynn" [ #16 R&B / #11 Disco / #62 Pop ].
Cheryl Lynn ... Herself
Joe Simon ... Guest

Season 8, Episode 28: Episode #8.28

3 March 1979

Jimmy Castor ... Guest

Grace Jones ... Herself
Edwin Starr ... Guest

Season 8, Episode 29: Episode #8.29

10 March 1979

Dan Hartman ... Himself
Bonnie Pointer ... Herself

Season 8, Episode 30: Gloria Gaynor/Gino Vannelli

6 March 1979
1st song = Bustin' Loose by Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers [ #1 R&B / #34 Pop ]. 2nd song = Haven't Stopped Dancing Yet by Gonzales [ #7 Disco / #26 Pop / #46 R&B ]. 3rd song = Do Ya Think I'm Sexy by Rod Stewart [ #1 Disco & Pop / #5 R&B ]. 1st Lipsync = I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor [ #1 Disco & Pop / #4 R&B ]. Spotlight Dance was performed by the infamous asian chick, Cheryl Song, and her partner Randy Thomas. The song was Keep On Dancin' by Gary's Gang [ #1 Disco / #15 R&B / #41 Pop ]. 5th dance = Heaven Knows by Donna Summer [ #1 Disco / #4 Pop/ #10 R&B ]. 6th dance = Anger by Marvin Gaye [ LP cut ]. 2nd lip-sync = I Just Wanna Stop by Gino Vannelli [ #4 Pop / #21 R&B ]. 7th Dance = Aqua Boogie by Parliament [ #1 R&B / #89 Pop ]. 3rd lip-sync = Anybody Wanna Party by Gloria Gaynor [ #1 Disco / #16 R&B / #105 Pop ]. Line Dance = All Night Dancin' by The Jacksons [ LP Cut ]. 4th lip-sync = Wheels Of Life by Gino Vannelli [ #78 Pop / #91 R&B ].

Don Cornelius ... Himself

Gloria Gaynor ... Herself
Gino Vannelli ... Himself

Season 9


Season 9, Episode 1: A Tribute to Minnie Riperton

15 September 1979
1st song = Seeing You This Way [ LP Cut ]. 1st video clip = Loving You [ Her last live performance on Soul Train - #1 Pop/#3 R&B ]. 2nd song = Reasons [ LP cut ]. 1st performance = I Give You My Life by Wintly Phipps [ either sung live or the best lip-sync EVER!! ]. Dance Routine [ by Lorraine Fields & Larry Vickers ] to Simple Things [ #70 R&B ]. 3rd song = Dancin' & Actin' Crazy [ LP cut ]. 2nd performance = live medley of Perfect Angel/Lovin' You by Stevie Wonder. 2nd videoclip [ courtesy of the Mike Douglas Show ] = Lover & Friend [ #20 R&B ]. 3rd performance/lip-sync = Sing A Song Of Love by Wintly Phipps. 4th song = I'm A Woman [ b-side of Memory Lane single ]. 3rd videoclip [ courtesy of the Mike Douglas Show ] = Memory Lane [ #16 R&B ].

Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Joe Cobb ... Himself - Announcer
Sid McCoy ... Himself - Announcer
Wintley Phipps ... Himself

Minnie Riperton ... Herself (archive footage)

Stevie Wonder ... Himself

Season 9, Episode 2: Episode #9.2

22 September 1979


Don Cornelius ... Himself

Season 9, Episode 5: Episode #9.5

13 October 1979


Don Cornelius ... Himself
David Ruffin ... Guest

Season 9, Episode 6: Episode #9.6

20 October 1979


Don Cornelius ... Himself

Season 9, Episode 10: Episode #9.10

8 December 1979


Don Cornelius ... Himself

Aretha Franklin ... Herself

Smokey Robinson ... Himself

Season 9, Episode 13: The Commodores

5 January 1980


Don Cornelius ... Himself
The Commodores ... Themselves
William King ... Himself (as The Commodores)
Ronald LePread ... Himself (as The Commodores)
Thomas McClary ... Himself (as The Commodores)
Walter Orange ... Himself (as The Commodores)

Lionel Richie ... Himself (as The Commodores)
Milan Williams ... Himself (as The Commodores)

Season 9, Episode 16: Chic/High Inergy/Dick Gregory

1 March 1980
1st dance to "And The Beat Goes On" by The Whispers [ #1 R&B and Disco / #19 Pop ]. 2nd dance to "The Second Time Around" by Shalamar [ #1 R&B and Disco / #8 Pop ]. 3rd dance to "Move Your Boogie Body" by Bar-Kays [ #3 R&B / #57 Pop / #90 Disco ]. 1st lip-sync = "Skate To The Rhythm" by High Inergy [ "Frenzy" LP cut - Did Not Chart ]. Comedy and Interview Segment with Dick Gregory. 4th dance to an unidentified song. 2nd lip-sync = "My Feet Keep Dancing" by Chic [ #3 Disco / #42 R&B / #101 Pop ]. 5th dance to "Sexy Dancer" by Prince [ #2 Disco ]. 3rd lip-sync = "I Love Making Love" by High Inergy [ b-side of "Make Me Yours" single #68 R&B ]. Line Dance to "Working Day & Night" by Michael Jackson [ b-side of "Rock With You" single #1 R&B/Pop ]. 4th lip-sync = "Good Times" by Chic [ #1 R&B and Pop / #3 Disco ].
Bernard Edwards ... Himself (as Chic)

Dick Gregory ... Himself
High Inergy ... Themselves

Nile Rodgers ... Himself - Chic (uncredited)

Season 9, Episode 18: Shalamar/Gap Band

22 March 1980

Jeffrey Daniel ... Guest (as Shalamar)
The Gap Band ... Guests
Howard Hewett ... Guest (as Shalamar)

Jody Watley ... Guest (as Shalamar)

Season 9, Episode 19: Whispers/Patrice Rushen

29 March 1980

Season 9, Episode 22: Episode #9.22

19 April 1980

Season 9, Episode 23: Spinners/ConFunkShun

26 April 1980
1st dance to "Got To Love Somebody" by Sister Sledge [ #6 R&B / #34 Disco / #64 Pop ]. 2nd dance to "Don't Push It, Don't Force It" by Leon Haywood [ #2 R&B / #10 Disco / #49 Pop ]. 3rd dance to "Masterjam" by Rufus & Chaka Khan [ LP Cut ]. 1st lip-sync = Got To Be Enough by Con Funk Shun [ #8 R&B / #20 Disco / #101 Pop ]. Dance Routine segment by Bobcat & Anton Thomas to "And The Beat Goes On" by The Whispers [ #1 R&B & Disco / #19 Pop ]. 4th dance to "You Are My Heaven" By Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway [ #8 R&B / #47 Pop ]. 5th dance to an unidentified song. 2nd lip-sync = Working My Way Back To You by The Spinners [ #2 Pop / #6 R&B / #8 Disco ]. 6th dance to "Do That To Me One More Time" by The Captain & Tenille [ #1 Pop / #58 R&B ]. 3rd lip-sync = Spirit Of Love by Con Funk Shun [ b-side of "By Your Side single / #27 R&B ]. Line Dance to "Love Injection" by Trussel [ #11 Disco / #23 R&B ]. 4th lip-sync = Body Language by The Spinners [ #35 R&B / #103 Pop ].

Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Con Funk Shun ... Guests
The Spinners ... Themselves

Season 9, Episode 24: Captain & Tenille/Ritchie Family

3 May 1980
1st dance = "Masterjam" by Rufus & Chaka Khan [ LP cut ]. 2nd dance = "Love Injection" by Trussel [ #11 Disco / #23 R&B ]. 3rd dance = "And The Beat Goes On" by The Whispers [ #1 R&B & Disco / #19 Pop ]. Jacques Morales plugs the movie "Can't Stop The Music" and introduces the 1st lip-sync, which was "Put Your Feet To The Beat" by "Ritchie Family" [ #14 Disco ]. Electric Boogaloo dance troupe performs a routine to "Up In Here" by "Bar-Kays [ LP cut ]. 4th dance = "Funkytown" by "Lipps Inc." [ #1 Pop & Disco / #2 R&B ]. 2nd lip-sync = "Do That To Me One More Time" by "Captain & Tenille" [ #1 Pop / #58 R&B ]. 5th dance = "Every Generation" by "Ronnie Laws" [ #12 R&B ]. 3rd lip-sync = "Give Me A Break" by "Ritchie Family" [ #25 Disco / #80 R&B ]. Line Dance to "Don't Push It, Don't Force It" by "Leon Haywood" [ #2 R&B / #10 Disco / #49 Pop ]. 4th lip-sync = "Never Make A Move Too Soon" by "Captain & Tenille" [ LP cut ].

Season 9, Episode 25: Episode #9.25

10 May 1980

Roy Ayers ... Guest
Stephanie Mills ... Guest

Season 9, Episode 26: Episode #9.26

17 May 1980


Randy Jones ... Himself - Guest
The Village People ... Guests

Season 9, Episode 27: Jermaine Jackson/Dramatics

24 May 1980
1st dance = "From 9:00 Until" by Lakeside [ #44 R&B ]. 2nd dance = "Got To Be Enough" by Con Funk Shun [ #8 R&B ]. 3rd dance = "Funkytown" by Lipps Inc [ #1 Pop & Disco / #2 R&B ]. 1st lip-sync = "Welcome Back Home" by The Dramatics [ #9 R&B ]. Dance Routine by Patricia & K.C. to "Love Injection" by Trussel [ #11 Disco / #23 R&B ]. 4th dance = "Twilight Zone/Twilight Tone" by Manhatten Transfer [ #4 Disco / #30 Pop / Never charted R&B ]. 5th dance was unidentified. 2nd lip-sync = "Let's Get Serious" by Jermaine Jackson [ #1 R&B ]. 6th dance = "Landlord" by Gladys Knight & The Pips [ #3 R&B ]. 3rd lip-sync = "Be With The One You Love" by The Dramatics [ #79 R&B ]. Line Dance to "Don't Push It, Don't Force It" by Leon Haywood [ #2 R&B ]. 4th lip-sync = "You're Supposed To Keep Your Love For Me" by Jermaine Jackson [ #32 R&B ].

Ron Banks ... Himself
The Dramatics ... Guests

Jermaine Jackson ... Himself - Guest

Season 10


Season 10, Episode 1: Brothers Johnson/Rockie Robbins

20 September 1980

Season 10, Episode 2: Episode #10.2

27 September 1980

Kurtis Blow ... Guest

Season 10, Episode 3: Episode #10.3

18 October 1980

Season 10, Episode 4: Rick James/S.O.S. Band

1 November 1980

Rick James Jr. ... Guest
The S.O.S. Band ... Guest

Season 10, Episode 5: Teena Marie/Tyrone Davis/Tom Dreesen

15 November 1980
1st song = "Lovely One" by The Jacksons [ #2 R&B ]. 2nd song = "Let Me Talk" by Earth,Wind & Fire [ #8 R&B ]. 1st lip-sync = "How Sweet It Is" by Tyrone Davis [ #36 R&B ]. 3rd song = "Give It On Up" by Mtume [ #26 R&B ]. Comedy Segment by white comic "Tom Dressen". 4th song = "I'm Coming Out" by Diana Ross [ #5 Pop / #6 R&B ]. 2nd lip-sync = "I Need Your Lovin" by Teena Marie [ #9 R&B ]. 5th song = "Pop It" by One Way [ #20 R&B ]. 3rd lip-sync = "Overdue" by Tyrone Davis [ LP cut / 2 years later b-side of "Are You Serious" ]. Line Dance = "Wide Receiver" by Michael Henderson [ #4 R&B ]. 4th lip-sync = "Behind The Groove" by Teena Marie [ #21 R&B ].

Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Joe Cobb ... Announcer
Tyrone Davis ... Himself - Guest

Tom Dreesen ... Himself - Guest

Teena Marie ... Herself - Guest
Sid McCoy ... Announcer

Season 10, Episode 11: Lenny Williams/Yellow Magic Orchestra

20 December 1980
1st song = "S.O.S." by The S.O.S. Band [ #20 R&B ]. 2nd song = "Let Me Talk" by Earth, Wind & Fire [ #8 R&B ]. 1st lip-sync = "Tighten Up" by Yellow Magic Orchestra [ LP cut ]. 3rd song = "The Wanderer" by Donna Summer [ #3 Pop / #13 R&B ]. 4th song = "Celebration" by Kool & The Gang [ #1 R&B/Pop/Disco ]. 5th song = "Master Blaster" by Stevie Wonder [ #1 R&B ]. 2nd lip-sync = "Ooh Child" by Lenny Williams [ #34 R&B ]. 6th song = "What A Fool Believes" by Aretha Franklin [ #17 R&B ]. 3rd lip-sync = "Computer Game" by Yellow Magic Orchestra [ #18 R&B ]. Line dance = "Lovely One" by The Jacksons [ #2 R&B ]. 4th lip-sync = "Messing With My Mind" by Lenny Williams [ #58 R&B ].
Yellow Magic Orchestra ... Themselves - Guest
Lenny Williams ... Himself - Guest

Season 10, Episode 18: The Bar Kays/Yarbrough & Peoples/Robert Winters

14 March 1981

The Bar-Kays ... Guests
Alisa Peoples ... Guest (as Yarbrough & Peoples)
Robert Winters ... Guest
Cavin Yarbrough ... Guest (as Yarbrough & Peoples)

Season 10, Episode 24: Episode #10.24

9 May 1981

Season 10, Episode 26: The Spinners/Skyy

23 May 1981


Arsenio Hall ... Himself
Skyy ... Themselves
The Spinners ... Themselves

Season 10, Episode 27: Patrice Rushen/Sugarhill Gang/Shabba Doo

30 May 1981

Master Gee ... Himself (as Sugerhill Gang)
Big Bank Hank ... Himself (as Sugarhill Gang)

Wonder Mike ... Himself (as Sugarhill Gang)

Adolfo Quinones ... Himself (as Shabba Doo)

Patrice Rushen ... Herself

Season 10, Episode 28: Betty Wright/Funkadelic

23 May 1981
1st song = "You're Lying" by Linx [ #27 R&B ]. 2nd song = "Superlove" by Skyy [ #31 R&B ]. 1st lip-sync = "Connections and Disconnections" by Funkadelic [ #68 R&B - see "trivia" for comments on this group ]. 3rd song = "Paradise" by Change [ #7 R&B ]. Flashback clip was "I Gotcha" by Joe Tex [ #1 R&B - see "goofs" about this clip ]. 4th song = "Make That Move" by Shalamar [ #6 R&B ]. 2nd lip-sync = "What Are You Going To Do With It" by Betty Wright [ #42 R&B ]. 5th song = "Take It To The Top" by Kool & The Gang [ #11 R&B - only their 3rd song to not make the Pop chart! ]. 3rd lip-sync = "Who's A Funkadelic" by Funkadelic [ LP cut ]. Line Dance to "Give It To Me Baby" by Rick James [ #1 R&B ]. 4th lip-sync = "I Like Your Lovin'" by Betty Wright [ LP cut ].
Funkadelic ... Themselves
Betty Wright ... Herself

Season 10, Episode 30: Jermaine Jackson/T-Connection

6 June 1981


Jermaine Jackson ... Himself
T-Connection ... Themselves
Marsha Warfield ... Herself

Season 10, Episode 31: Episode #10.31

13 June 1981


Rick James ... Guest

Brenda Russell ... Herself

Season 11


Season 11, Episode 1: Barry White/Glodean White

19 September 1981

Barry White ... Himself
Glodean White ... Herself

Season 11, Episode 9: Patti Labelle/The Time/James Wesley Jackson

14 November 1981


Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Joe Cobb ... Announcer
James Wesley Jackson ... Himself

Jimmy Jam ... Himself (as The Time)
Garry Johnson ... Himself (as The Time)
Jesse Johnson ... Himself (as The Time)

Patti LaBelle ... Herself
Terry Lewis ... Himself (as The Time)
Sid McCoy ... Announcer
Monte Moir ... Himself (as The Time)
The Time ... Themselves

Season 11, Episode 15: Episode #11.15

13 February 1982

James Ingram ... Himself

Season 11, Episode 21: Episode #11.21

24 April 1982


Bettye LaVette ... Guest

Smokey Robinson ... Himself

Season 11, Episode 22: Sister Sledge/Ray Parker Jr.

1 May 1982
1st song = "Work That Sucker To Death" by "Xavier" [ #6 R&B ]. 2nd song = "You're The One For Me" by "D-Train" [ #13 R&B ]. 1st lip-sync = "The Other Woman" by "Ray Parker Jr." [ #2 R&B ]. 3rd song = "Let's Work" by "Prince" [ #9 R&B ]. Flashback clip = "Baby Come Close" by "Smokey Robinson" [ #7 R&B/Pop ]. 4th song = "The Gigolo" by "O'Bryan" [ #5 R&B ]. 2nd lip-sync = "My Guy" by "Sister Sledge" [ #14 R&B ]. 5th song = "Genius Of Love" by "Tom Tom Club" [ #2 R&B ]. 3rd lip-sync = "Streetlove" by "Ray Parker Jr." [ LP Cut ]. Line Dance = "Let It Whip" by "Dazz Band" [ #1 R&B ]. 4th lip-sync = "All The Man That I Need" by "Kathy Sledge & David Simmons" [ #45 R&B ].

Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Joe Cobb ... Announcer
Sid McCoy ... Announcer

Ray Parker Jr. ... Himself
Debra Sledge ... Herself (as Sister Sledge)
Joni Sledge ... Herself (as Sister Sledge)
Kathy Sledge ... Herself (as Sister Sledge)
Kim Sledge ... Herself (as Sister Sledge)

Season 11, Episode 29: Cameo/Patrice Rushen

19 June 1982

Larry Blackmon ... Himself - Guest (as Cameo)
Tomi Jenkins ... Himself - Guest (as Cameo)
Nathan Leftenant ... Himself - Guest (as Cameo)

Patrice Rushen ... Herself - Guest

Season 11, Episode 32: Jeffrey Osborne/A Taste of Honey

10 July 1982
1st song = "Standing On The Top" by "The Temptations" [ #6 R&B / #11 Disco / #66 Pop ]. 2nd song = "Outlaw" by "War" [ #13 R&B / #94 Pop ]. 1st lip-sync = "I'll Try Something New" by "A Taste Of Honey" [ #9 R&B / #41 Pop ]. 3rd song = "Old Fashioned Love" by "Smokey Robinson" [ #17 R&B / #60 Pop ]. Flashback clip = "Let's Stay Together" by "Al Green" [ #1 R&B & Pop ]. 4th song = "Do I Do" by Stevie Wonder [ #1 Disco / #2 R&B / #13 Pop ]. 2nd lip-sync = "I Really Don't Need No Light" by Jeffrey Osborne [ #3 R&B / #39 Pop / #42 Disco ]. 5th song = "Early In The Morning" by "The Gap Band" [ #1 R&B / #13 Disco / #24 Pop ]. 3rd lip-sync = "Ladies Of The Eighties" by "A Taste Of Honey" [ LP Cut ]. Line Dance = "Let It Whip" by "Dazz Band" [ #1 R&B / #2 Disco / #5 Pop ]. 4th lip-sync = "Baby" by "Jeffrey Osborne" [ LP Cut ].

Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Joe Cobb ... Announcer
Janice Marie Johnson ... Herself (as A Taste of Honey)
Sid McCoy ... Announcer
Jeffrey Osborne ... Himself
Hazel Payne ... Herself (as A Taste of Honey)

Season 12


Season 12, Episode 6: Episode #12.6

20 November 1982


Jerry Butler ... Guest

Daryl Hall ... Guest

John Oates ... Guest

Season 12, Episode 7: Luther Vandross/Cheryl Lynn

27 November 1982


Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Joe Cobb ... Announcer
Cheryl Lynn ... Herself
Sid McCoy ... Announcer

Luther Vandross ... Himself - Guest

Season 12, Episode 10: Michael McDonald/Janet Jackson

18 December 1982


Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Joe Cobb ... Announcer

Janet Jackson ... Guest
Sid McCoy ... Announcer

Michael McDonald ... Guest

Season 12, Episode 12: Carl Carlton/Vanity 6

1 January 1983
1st dance = SHE'S JUST A GROUPIE by BOBBY NUNN [ #15 R&B ]. 2nd dance = YOUNG LOVE by JANET JACKSON [ #6 R&B ]. 1st Performance/Lipsync = NASTY GIRL By VANITY 6 [ #7 R&B ]. 3rd dance = DO WAH DITTY by ZAPP [ #10 R&B ] and Scramble board answer = Stevie Wonder. "History Book" performance = Grease by Frankie Valli [ #40 R&B ]. 4th dance = CHANGE by BARRY WHITE [ #12 R&B ]. 2nd Performance/Lipsync = BABY I NEED YOUR LOVING [ #17 R&B ]. 5th dance = MUSCLES by Diana Ross [ #4 R&B ]. 3rd Performance/Lipsync = He's So Dull [ their first single, which never charted R&B or Pop ]. 6th dance/Line dance = 1999 by Prince [ #4 R&B ]. 4th Performance/Lipsync = SWEET AND SEXY THANG by CARL CARLTON [ #54 R&B ].
Carl Carlton ... Guest

Vanity ... Guest (as Vanity 6)

Season 12, Episode 14: Episode #12.14

7 May 1983

Season 12, Episode 16: Evelyn King/Grand Master Flash & The Furious Five

21 May 1983

Kid Creole ... Himself (as Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five)
Grand Master Flash & The Furious Five ... Performers
Evelyn King ... Performer

Melle Mel ... Himself (as Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five)
Raheim ... Himself (as Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five)
Scorpio ... Himself (as Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five)

Season 12, Episode 17: Angela Bofill/Con Funk Shun

28 May 1983
1st song = "Little Red Corvette" by Prince [ #6 Pop / #15 R&B / #61 Disco ]. 2nd song = "Joy" by Marvin Gaye [ #78 R&B ]. 1st lip-sync = "Love's Train" by Con Funk Shun [ LP cut ]. 3rd song = "Atomic Dog" by George Clinton [ #1 R&B / #38 Disco / #101 Pop ]. History Book clip = "Rise" by Herb Alpert [ #1 Pop / #4 R&B / #17 Disco - see goofs ]. 4th song was an unidentified snippet. Posssibly "I'm Freaky" by O'Bryan. 2nd lip-sync = "Too Tough" by Angela Bofill [ #2 Disco / #5 R&B ]. 5th song = "Boogie Down" by Al Jarreau [ #9 R&B / #77 Pop ]. 3rd lip-sync = "You Are The One" by Con Funk Shun [ #47 R&B ]. Line dance to "P.Y.T." by Michael Jackson [ #1 Disco / #10 Pop / #46 R&B - see goofs ]. 4th lip-sync = "Tonight I Give In" by Angela Bofill [ #12 R&B ].

Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Angela Bofill ... Herself
Joe Cobb ... Announcer
Con Funk Shun ... Themselves
Sid McCoy ... Announcer

Season 12, Episode 18: Anita Baker/The Temptations

4 June 1983


Season 13


Season 13, Episode 1: The S.O.S. Band/Mary Jane Girls

15 October 1983

Mary Jane Girls ... Themselves
The S.O.S. Band ... Themselves

Season 13, Episode 2: The Manhattans/Philip Bailey

22 October 1983

Gerald Alston ... Himself - Guest (as The Manhattans)

Philip Bailey ... Himself - Guest
Edward 'Sonny' Bivins ... Himself - Guest (as The Manhattans)
Kenneth Kelley ... Himself - Guest (as The Manhattans)
Winfred 'Blue' Lovett ... Himself - Guest (as The Manhattans)
The Manhattans ... Themselves

Season 13, Episode 3: Episode #13.3

29 October 1983

Season 13, Episode 6: Sister Sledge/Lillo Thomas

19 November 1983

Debra Sledge ... Herself (as Sister Sledge)
Joni Sledge ... Herself (as Sister Sledge)
Kathy Sledge ... Herself (as Sister Sledge)
Kim Sledge ... Herself (as Sister Sledge)
Lillo Thomas ... Himself

Season 13, Episode 7: Jennifer Holiday/Klique

26 November 1983
1st song = "Kick It Live From 9 To 5" by "Sugarhill Gang" [ #50 R&B ]. 2nd song = "Show Me The Way" by "Skyy" [ #35 R&B ]. 1st lip-sync = "Stop Doggin' Me Around" by "Klique" [ #2 R&B ]. 3rd song = "Ain't Nobody" by "Rufus & Chaka Khan" [ #1 R&B ]. History Book Clip = "Daddy's Home" by "Jermaine Jackson" [ #3 R&B ]. 4th song = "Cold Blooded" by "Rick James" [ #1 R&B ]. 2nd lip-sync = "I Am Love" by "Jennifer Holliday" [ #2 R&B ]. 5th song = "Don't You Get So Mad" by Jeffrey Osborne" [ #3 R&B ]. 3rd lip-sync = "Burning Hot" by "Klique" [ B-side of "Stop Doggin' Me Around" ]. Line Dance = "Rockit" by "Herbie Hancock" [ #6 R&B ]. 4th lip-sync = "Just Let Me Wait" by "Jennifer Holliday" [ #24 R&B ].
Jennifer Holliday ... Herself
Klique ... Themselves

Season 13, Episode 10: Kool & The Gang/Tavares

17 December 1983

Hal Jackson ... Himself

Kool & The Gang ... Themselves - Musical Guest
Tavares ... Themselves - Musical Guest

Season 13, Episode 12: Atlantic Starr/James Ingram

31 December 1983

Atlantic Starr ... Themselves - Musical Guest
James Ingram ... Himself

Season 13, Episode 13: Cheryl Lynn/Con Funk Shun

14 January 1984

Con Funk Shun ... Singer
Cheryl Lynn ... Singer

Season 13, Episode 23: Dennis Edwards/Newcleus

12 May 1984

Dennis Edwards ... Himself
Newcleus ... Themselves

Season 13, Episode 27: Dazz Band/Run-D.M.C.

16 June 1984
1st dance = Lovelite by O'Bryan [ #1 R&B ]. 2nd dance = Freakshow On The Dance Floor by The Bar-Kays [ #2 R&B ]. 1st lipsync performance = Rock Box by Run-D.M.C. [ #22 ]. 3rd dance = Don't Look Any Further by Dennis Edwards [ #2 R&B ]. The Scramble Board answer was John Thompson. Video = Heart Of Rock & Roll by Huey Lewis & the News. [ #6 Pop - never charted R&B ...comment about this in the misc. comment section ]. 4th dance = She's Strange by Cameo [ #1 R&B ]. 2nd lipsync performance = Joystick by Dazz Band [ #9 R&B ]. Make-a-wish foundation brought one of their kids [ Jesse ] on the show to dance [ his last wish ]. He danced to I Want To Break Free by Queen [ #45 Pop - never charted R&B ]. 3rd lipsync performance = Jam Master Jay by Run-D.M.C. [ b-side of #11 hit Hard Times ]. Line Dance = Dancing In The Sheets by Shalamar [ #18 R&B ]. Last lipsync performance = Swoop by Dazz Band [ #12 R&B ].

Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Joe Cobb ... Announcer
The Dazz Band ... Guests
Sid McCoy ... Announcer

Darryl McDaniels ... Himself
Jason Mizell ... Himself

Joseph Simmons ... Himself

Season 14


Season 14, Episode 1: O'Bryan/New Edition/Ollie & Jerry

22 September 1984

Ricky Bell ... Himself
Michael Lamont Bivins ... Himself (as Michael Bivins Lamont)

Bobby Brown ... Himself
Ollie E. Brown ... Himself
Ronnie DeVoe ... Himself (as Ronald De Voe)
Ollie & Jerry ... Themselves
Jerry Knight ... Himself
New Edition ... Themselves
O'Bryan ... Himself

Ralph E. Tresvant ... Himself

Season 14, Episode 2: Lakeside/Vanity

29 September 1984

Lakeside ... Themselves - Musical Guest

Vanity ... Herself - Guest

Season 14, Episode 3: Episode #14.3

6 October 1984

Season 14, Episode 4: Stephanie Mills/Richard 'Dimples' Fields

13 October 1984

Richard 'Dimples' Fields ... Himself
Stephanie Mills ... Herself

Michael Winslow ... Himself

Season 14, Episode 5: Episode #14.5

20 October 1984

Randy Hall ... Guest
Joyce Kennedy ... Guest
Jeffrey Osborne ... Himself

Season 14, Episode 6: Episode #14.6

27 October 1984


Mr. T ... Himself
Jeffrey Osborne ... Himself

Season 14, Episode 7: Lillo Thomas/Cherrelle

3 November 1984

Cherrelle ... Herself - Guest
Lillo Thomas ... Himself - Guest

Season 14, Episode 8: Janet Jackson/Beau Williams

10 November 1984


Janet Jackson ... Herself

Brad Sanders ... Himself
Beau Williams ... Himself

Season 14, Episode 9: Episode #14.9

17 November 1984

Thelma Houston ... Herself

Season 14, Episode 10: Episode #14.10

24 November 1984

The Controllers ... Themselves -Musical Guest

Season 14, Episode 11: Dan Hartman/Champaign

1 December 1984

Champaign ... Themselves - Musical Guest
Dan Hartman ... Guest

Season 14, Episode 12: Episode #14.12

8 December 1984


Herb Alpert ... Himself

Rodney Saulsberry ... Himself

Season 14, Episode 13: Staples Singers/Donna Summer

15 December 1984
1st dance = Strut by Sheena Easton [ #7 Pop NEVER CHARTED R&B ]. 2nd dance = Freaks Come Out At Night by Whodini [ #43 R&B ]. 1st performance/lipsync = Slippery People by Staples Singers [ #22 R&B ]. 3rd dance = Lovergirl by Teena Marie [ #9 R&B ] & The Scramble Board answer = Billie Holiday. Segment with Hal Jackson and "Talented Teen" winner Michelle Thomas. 4th dance = unidentified song probably by Ray Parker Jr. 2nd performance/lipsync = Supernatural Love by Donna Summer [ #51 R&B ]. 5th dance = Operator by Midnight Star [ #1 R&B ]. 3rd performance/lipsync = This Is Our Night by Staples Singers [ #50 R&B ]. 6th dance/Line Dance = Beep A Freak by Gap Band [ #2 R&B ]. 4th performance/lipsync = unidentified song by Donna Summer.
Hal Jackson ... Guest
The Staple Singers ... Themselves

Mavis Staples ... Herself
Roebuck 'Pops' Staples ... Himself

Donna Summer ... Herself - Performer

Michelle Thomas ... Herself

Season 14, Episode 14: The Temptations/The Fat Boys

5 January 1985

The Fat Boys ... Themselves - Guests
The Temptations ... Themselves - Guests

Season 14, Episode 15: Teena Marie/Whodini

12 January 1985
1st song = "Treat Her Like A Lady" by "The Temptations" [ #2 R&B ]. 2nd song = "Request Line" by "Rock Master Scott" [ #21 R&B ]. 1st lip-sync = "The Freaks Come Out At Night" by "Whodini" [ #43 R&B ]. 3rd song = "Jamie" by "Ray Parker Jr." [ #12 R&B ]. Video = "Out Of Touch" by "Hall & Oates" [ #1 Pop / #24 R&B ]. 4th song = "The Borderlines" by "Jeffrey Osborne" [ #7 R&B ]. 2nd lip-sync = "We've Got To Stop Meeting Like This" by "Teena Marie & Ronnie McNair" [ LP Cut ]. 5th song = "Misled" by "Kool & The Gang" [ #3 R&B ]. 3rd lip-sync = "Friends" by "Whodini" [ #4 R&B ]. Line Dance = "Operator" by "Midnight Star" [ #1 R&B ]. 4th lip-sync = "Lovergirl" by "Teena Marie" [ #4 Pop / #9 R&B ].
Grandmaster Dee ... Himself (as Whodini)
Ectasy ... Himself (as Whodini)
Jalil Hutchins ... Himself (as Whodini)

Teena Marie ... Herself - Guest
Ronnie McNeir ... Himself - Guest

Season 14, Episode 16: New Edition/Rebbie Jackson

26 January 1985

Ricky Bell ... Himself

Bobby Brown ... Himself
Ronnie DeVoe ... Himself (as Ronald De Voe)
Rebbie Jackson ... Herself - Guest
New Edition ... Themselves - Guests

Ralph E. Tresvant ... Himself

Season 14, Episode 17: Rockwell/Redd Foxx

2 February 1985


Redd Foxx ... Himself
Rockwell ... Himself
Prince C. Spencer ... Himself

Season 14, Episode 18: The Commodores/Eugene Wilde

9 February 1985

William King ... Himself (as The Commodores)
Ronald LePread ... Himself (as The Commodores)
J.D. Nicholas ... Himself (as The Commodores)
Walter Orange ... Himself (as The Commodores)
Eugene Wilde ... Himself
Milan Williams ... Himself (as The Commodores)

Season 14, Episode 19: Shalamar/Dreamboy

23 February 1985

D'Lisa Davis ... Herself (as Shalamar)
Dreamboy ... Themselves - Musical Guest
Micki Free ... Himself (as Shalamar)
Howard Hewett ... Himself (as Shalamar)

Season 14, Episode 20: Bonnie Pointer/Thomas McClary

2 March 1985

Thomas McClary ... Himself
Bonnie Pointer ... Herself

Season 14, Episode 21: Episode #14.21

16 March 1985


Sam Harris
Charlie Wilson ... Himself (as The Gap Band)
Robert Wilson ... Himself (as The Gap Band)
Ronnie Wilson ... Himself (as The Gap Band)

Season 14, Episode 22: Johnnie Taylor/Klymaxx

23 March 1985

Cheryl Cooley ... Herself (as Klymaxx)
Bernadette Cooper ... Herself (as Klymaxx)
Robin Grider ... Herself (as Klymaxx)
Joyce Irby ... Herself (as Klymaxx)
Lynn Malsby ... Herself (as Klymaxx)
Lorena Porter Shelby ... Herself (as Klymaxx)
Johnnie Taylor ... Himself

Season 14, Episode 23: Jesse Johnson/Levert

30 March 1985

Marc Gordon ... Himself (as Levert)
Jesse Johnson ... Himself
Gerald Levert ... Himself (as Levert)
Sean Levert ... Himself (as Levert)

Season 14, Episode 24: Ray, Goodman & Brown/Glenn Jones

6 April 1985

Billy Brown ... Guest (as Ray Goodman & Brown)
Al Goodman ... Guest (as Ray Goodman & Brown)
Glenn Jones ... Guest
Harry Ray ... Guest (as Ray Goodman & Brown)

Season 14, Episode 25: Mary Jane Girls/Sheena Easton

13 April 1985
1st song = "Do You Wanna Get Away" by "Shannon" [ #13 R&B ]. 2nd song = "Sussudio" by "Phil Collins" [ #1 Pop / #35 R&B ]. 1st lip-sync = "In My House" by "Mary Jane Girls" [ #3 R&B ]. 3rd song = "Innocent" by "Alexander O'Neal" [ #11 R&B ]. Video = "Nightshift" by "The Commodores" [ #1 R&B ]. 4th song = "Can't Stop" by "Rick James" [ #10 R&B ]. 2nd lip-sync = "Sugar Walls" by "Shenna Easton" [ #3 R&B ]. 5th song = "Fresh" by Kool & The Gang" [ #1 R&B ]. 3rd lip-sync = "Shadow Lover" by "Mary Jane Girls" [ LP Cut / released a year later as a b-side ]. Line Dance = "Material Thangz" by "Deele" [ #14 R&B ]. 4th lip-sync = "Strut" by "Sheena Easton" [ #7 Pop / NEVER charted R&B ].

Sheena Easton ... Herself
Mary Jane Girls ... Themselves

Season 14, Episode 26: Don Henley/Whitney Houston

20 April 1985

Don Henley ... Guest

Whitney Houston ... Herself

Season 14, Episode 27: Atlantic Star/Greg Philliganes

25 May 1985

Atlantic Starr ... Themselves -Musical Guest
Greg Phillinganes ... Himself - Guest

Season 14, Episode 28: Episode #14.28

1 June 1985

Renaldo Benson ... Himself (as The Four Tops)
Abdul 'Duke' Fakir ... Himself (as The Four Tops)
Lawrence Payton ... Himself (as The Four Tops)
Levi Stubbs ... Himself (as The Four Tops)

Season 14, Episode 29: Shannon/Alexander O'Neal

8 June 1985

Cherrelle ... Guest
Alexander O'Neal ... Himself - Guest
Shannon ... Herself - Guest

Season 14, Episode 30: Natalie Cole/Ready for the World

15 June 1985


Natalie Cole ... Herself
Ready for the World ... Themselves

Season 14, Episode 31: Womack & Womack/Pennye Ford

22 June 1985

Penny Ford ... Guest
Cecil D. Womack ... Himself (as Womack & Womack)
Linda M. Womack ... Herself (as Womack & Womack)

Season 14, Episode 32: Carrie Lucas/Steve Arrington

29 June 1985

Steve Arrington ... Guest
Carrie Lucas ... Guest

Season 15


Season 15, Episode 1: Go West/Rosie Gaines

5 October 1985

Rosie Gaines ... Herself
Go West ... Themselves

Season 15, Episode 2: Five Star/Sheila E.

12 October 1985
1st song = "Eaten Alive" by "Diana Ross" [ #10 R&B ]. 2nd song = "The Dance Electric" by "Andre Cymone" [ #10 R&B ]. 1st lip-sync = "All Fall Down" by "Five Star" [ #16 R&B ]. 3rd song = "Part-Time Lover" by "Stevie Wonder" [ #1 R&B & Pop ]. Video = "Money For Nothing" by "Dire Straits" [ #1 Pop / NEVER CHARTED R&B ]. 4th song = "Pop Life" by "Prince" [ #7 Pop / #8 R&B ]. 2nd lip-sync = "Sister Fate" by "Sheila E." [ #36 R&B ]. 5th song = "Freeway Of Love" by "Aretha Franklin" [ #1 R&B ]. 3rd lip-sync = "Let Me Be The One" by "Five Star" [ #2 R&B ]. Line Dance = "Party All The Time" by "Eddie Murphy" [ #2 Pop / #8 R&B ]. 4th lip-sync = "A Love Bizarre" by "Sheila E." [ #2 R&B ].

Sheila E. ... Herself
Delroy Pearson ... Himself (as Five Star)
Denise Pearson ... Herself (as Five Star)
Doris Pearson ... Herself (as Five Star)
Lorraine Pearson ... Herself (as Five Star)
Stedman Pearson ... Himself (as Five Star)

Season 15, Episode 3: Dennis Edwards/9.9

19 October 1985

Dennis Edwards ... Himself

Season 15, Episode 4: Cheryl Lynn/a-ha

26 October 1985

A-Ha ... Themselves
Cheryl Lynn ... Herself

Season 15, Episode 5: Ready for the World/Starpoint

2 November 1985

Ready for the World ... Musical Guest
Starpoint ... Musical Guest

Season 15, Episode 6: Rick Dees/U.T.F.O.

9 November 1985

Rick Dees ... Himself
Doctor Ice ... Himself
Mix Master Ice ... Himself

Season 15, Episode 8: The System/Durrell Coleman

23 November 1985

Durell Coleman ... Himself
The System ... Themselves

Season 15, Episode 12: Episode #15.12

21 December 1985


Elton John ... Himself (on film)
Howard Jones ... Himself

Gladys Knight ... Herself (on film)
Stephanie Mills ... Herself

Dionne Warwick ... Herself (on film)

Stevie Wonder ... Himself (on film)

Season 15, Episode 13: New Edition/Rosie Gaines

8 March 1986

Ricky Bell ... Himself (as New Edition)
Michael Lamont Bivins ... Himself (as New Edition)
Ronnie DeVoe ... Himself (as New Edition)
Rosie Gaines ... Herself - Guest

Ralph E. Tresvant ... Himself (as New Edition)

Season 15, Episode 15: Five Star/L.L. Cool J

22 March 1986


LL Cool J ... Himself
Delroy Pearson ... Himself (as Five Star)
Denise Pearson ... Herself (as Five Star)
Doris Pearson ... Herself (as Five Star)
Lorraine Pearson ... Herself (as Five Star)
Stedman Pearson ... Himself (as Five Star)

Season 15, Episode 16: Janet Jackson/Atlantic Starr

29 March 1986

Atlantic Starr ... Themselves - Musical Guest

Janet Jackson ... Herself

Season 15, Episode 18: Zapp/Meli'sa Morgan/Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam

12 April 1986

Mike Hughes ... Himself - Guest (as Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam)
Meli'sa Morgan ... Herself - Guest
Alex Moseley ... Himself - Guest (as Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam)

Lisa Velez ... Herself - Guest (as Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam)
Zapp ... Musical Guest

Season 15, Episode 19: Johnnie Taylor/Yarbrough & Peoples/Full Force

19 April 1986


Paul Anthony ... Himself (as Full Force)
B-Fine ... Himself (as Full Force)
Bowlegged Lou ... Himself (as Full Force)
Alisa Peoples ... Herself - Guest (as Yarbrough & Peoples)
Johnnie Taylor ... Himself - Guest
Cavin Yarbrough ... Himself - Guest (as Yarbrough & Peoples)

Season 15, Episode 20: Culture Club/Cherrelle/Alexander O'Neal

26 April 1986

Cherrelle ... Herself
Culture Club ... Themselves - Musical Guest
Alexander O'Neal ... Himself

Season 15, Episode 21: Little Richard/Animotion/Colonel Abrams

3 May 1986

Colonel Abrams ... Himself - Guest
Animotion ... Themselves - Musical Guest

Little Richard ... Himself

Season 15, Episode 22: Morris Day/Tramaine Hawkins/Eddie E.T. Towns

10 May 1986

Morris Day ... Himself
Tramaine Hawkins ... Herself
Eddie Towns ... Himself - Guest (as Eddie E.T. Towns)

Season 15, Episode 23: Al Green/Evelyn 'Champagne' King

16 May 1986


Al Green ... Himself
Evelyn King ... Herself (as Evelyn 'Champagne' King)

Season 15, Episode 25: Episode #15.25

31 May 1986


Patti LaBelle ... Herself

Season 15, Episode 27: The S.O.S. Band/Jermaine Stewart/Juicy

14 June 1986
1st song = "Artificial Heart" by "Cherrelle" [ #18 R&B ]. 2nd song = "Dial My Number" by "Pauli Carmen" [ #26 R&B ]. 1st lip-sync = "We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off" by "Jermaine Stewart" [ #5 Pop / #64 R&B ]. 3rd song = "Nasty" by "Janet Jackson" [ #1 R&B ]. 2nd lip-sync = "Nobody But You" by "Juicy" [ #59 R&B ]. 4th song = "Addicted To Love" by "Robert Palmer" [ #1 Pop / Didn't charted R&B ]. 3rd lip-sync = "The Finest" by "The S.O.S. Band" [ #2 R&B ]. 5th song = "LOve Take Over" by "Five Star" [ #9 R&B ]. 4th lip-sync = "Dance Floor" by "Jermaine Stewart" [ b-side of "Jody" single ]. Line Dance = "Givin' It To You" by "Skyy" [ #8 R&B ]. 5th lip-sync = "Borrowed Love" by "The S.O.S. Band" [ #14 R&B ].
Juicy ... Themselves - Musical Guest
The S.O.S. Band ... Themselves -Musical Guest
Jermaine Stewart ... Guest

Season 15, Episode 28: Philip Bailey/The Controllers

21 June 1986

Steven Ameche ... Himself

Philip Bailey ... Himself
The Controllers ... Themselves - Musical Guest

Season 16


Season 16, Episode 1: Midnight Star/Gavin Christopher

20 September 1986

Gavin Christopher ... Himself - Guest
Midnight Star ... Themselves - Musical Guest

Season 16, Episode 2: Howard Hewett/Shirley Jones

27 September 1986

Howard Hewett ... Himself

Season 16, Episode 3: Oran 'Juice' Jones/The Whitehead Brothers

4 October 1986

The Whitehead Brothers ... Themselves - Musical Guest
Oran 'Juice' Jones ... Himself

Season 16, Episode 4: James Ingram/Levert

11 October 1986


Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Joe Cobb ... Announcer
Marc Gordon ... Himself (as Levert)
James Ingram ... Himself
Gerald Levert ... Himself (as Levert)
Sean Levert ... Himself (as Levert)
Sid McCoy ... Announcer

Season 16, Episode 5: Episode #16.5

18 October 1986

Anita Pointer ... Herself

Season 16, Episode 6: Run-D.M.C./Genobia Jeter/Dick Anthony Williams

25 October 1986
1st song = "Point Of No Return" by "Nu Shooz" [ #28 Pop / #36 R&B ]. 2nd song = "Gravity" by "James Brown" [ #26 R&B ]. 1st lip-sync = "All Of My Love" by "Genobia Jeter" [ #30 R&B ]. 3rd song = "Word Up" by "Cameo" [ #1 R&B ]. Guest: Dick Anthony Williams came to promote his show "Heart Of The City". 4th song = "Jody" by "Jermaine Stewart" [ #18 R&B ]. 2nd lip-sync = "Hit It Run" by "Run-D.M.C." [ b-side of "You Be Illin'" ]. 5th song = "Midas Touch" by "Midnight Star" [ #7 R&B ]. 3rd lip-sync = "Peace Of Mind" by "Genobia Jeter" [ LP cut ]. Line Dance = "Private Number" by "The Jets" [ #28 R&B ]. 4th lip-sync = "Proud To Be Black" by "Run-D.M.C." [ b-side of "It's Tricky ].
Genobia Jeter ... Singer

Darryl McDaniels ... Himself
Jason Mizell ... Himself

Joseph Simmons ... Himself

Dick Anthony Williams ... Himself

Season 16, Episode 7: Melba Moore/Freddie Jackson/Beau Williams

1 November 1986

Freddie Jackson ... Himself

Melba Moore ... Herself

Blair Underwood ... Himself
Beau Williams ... Himself

Season 16, Episode 8: Millie Jackson/Whodini

8 November 1986

Grandmaster Dee ... Himself - Guest (as Whodini)
Ectasy ... Himself - Guest (as Whodini)

Jackée Harry ... Herself
Jalil Hutchins ... Himself - Guest (as Whodini)
Millie Jackson ... Herself

Season 16, Episode 9: Anita Baker/Gregory Abbott

15 November 1986


Gregory Abbott ... Himself

Anita Baker ... Herself

Troy Byer ... Herself (as Troy Beyer)

Season 16, Episode 10: Luther Vandross

22 November 1986


Eric Dickerson ... Himself

Luther Vandross ... Himself

Season 16, Episode 11: Timex Social Club/Krystol

29 November 1986

Timex Social Club ... Themselves - Musical Guest
Krystol ... Themselves - Muscial Guest

Season 16, Episode 12: Ready for the World/Rebbie Jackson

6 December 1986

Rebbie Jackson ... Herself
Ready for the World ... Themselves - Musical Guest

Season 16, Episode 13: Klymaxx/Club Nouveau/Bobby Brown

13 December 1986


Bobby Brown ... Himself
Bernadette Cooper ... Herself (as Klymaxx)
Robin Grider ... Herself (as Klymaxx)
Joyce Irby ... Herself (as Klymaxx)
Jay King ... Himself - Guest (as Club Nouveau)
Lynn Malsby ... Herself (as Klymaxx)
Lorena Porter Shelby ... Herself (as Klymaxx)
Valerie Watson ... Herself - Guest (as Club Nouveau)

Season 16, Episode 14: Al Jarreau/Vesta Williams

20 December 1986


Robin Givens ... Herself
Al Jarreau ... Himself
Vesta Williams ... Herself - Guest

Season 16, Episode 15: Jody Watley/Jeff Lorber featuring Karyn White and Michael Jeffries

27 December 1986

Michael Jeffries ... Himself
Jeff Lorber ... Himself

Tim Reid ... Himself

Jody Watley ... Herself

Karyn White ... Herself

Season 16, Episode 16: Loose Ends/George Howard

3 January 1987

George Howard ... Himself - Guest
Loose Ends ... Themselves - Musical Guest

Season 16, Episode 17: O'Bryan/Beastie Boys

7 March 1987

Beastie Boys ... Themselves - Muscial Guest
O'Bryan ... Himself - Guest

Season 16, Episode 18: James Cleveland/Grace Jones/The Rose Brothers

14 March 1987

The Rose Brothers ... Themselves - Muscial Guest
James Cleveland ... Himself - Guest

Grace Jones ... Herself

Season 16, Episode 19: Rose Royce/Chico Debarge

21 March 1987
1st song = "Take It From Me" by "Commodores" [ #38 R&B ]. 2nd song = "Serious" by "Donna Allen" [ #5 R&B ]. 1st lip-sync = "Doesn't Have To Be This Way" by "Rose Royce" [ #22 R&B ]. 3rd song = "Save The Best For Me" by "Bunny Debarge" [ #18 R&B ]. Video: "Looking For A New Love" by "Jody Watley" [ #1 R&B ]. 4th song = "Candy" by "Cameo" [ #1 R&B ]. 2nd lip-sync = "Talk To Me" by "Chico Debarge" [ #7 R&B ]. 5th song = "Respect Yourself" by "Bruce Willis" [ #5 Pop / #20 R&B ]. 3rd lip-sync = "Lonely Road" by "Rose Royce" [ #45 R&B ]. Line Dance = "She ( I Can't Resist)" by "Jesse Johnson" [ #28 R&B ]. 4th lip-sync = "The Girl Next Door" by "RChico Debarge" [ #59 R&B ].

Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Joe Cobb ... Announcer

Chico DeBarge ... Himself
Sid McCoy ... Announcer
Rose Royce ... Herself

Season 16, Episode 20: Little Richard/Mikki Howard

28 March 1987

Miki Howard ... Herself

Little Richard ... Himself

Danielle Spencer ... Herself

Season 16, Episode 21: Duran Duran/Stacy Lattisaw

4 April 1987


Duran Duran ... Themselves - Musical Guest
Stacy Lattisaw ... Herself - Guest

Season 16, Episode 22: Starpoint/Shirley Murdock

11 April 1987

Shirley Murdock ... Herself - Guest
Starpoint ... Themselves - Muscial Guest

Season 16, Episode 23: Bunny DeBarge/The System/Georgio

18 April 1987

Bunny DeBarge ... Herself
Georgio ... Himself - Guest
The System ... Themselves - Musical Guest

Season 16, Episode 24: Howard Hewett/Donna Allen

25 April 1987

Donna Allen ... Herself - Guest
Todd Davis ... Himself - Guest
Howard Hewett ... Himself

Season 16, Episode 25: Nona Hendryx/Robert Brookins

2 May 1987

Robert Brookins ... Himself - Guest
Nona Hendryx ... Herself

Season 16, Episode 26: Stephanie Mills/Surface

9 May 1987

Stephanie Mills ... Herself - Guest
Surface ... Themselves - Muscial Guest

Season 16, Episode 27: Lillo Thomas/Rainy Davis

16 May 1987

Rainy Davis ... Herself - Guest
Stephanie Mills ... Herself
Surface ... Themselves
Lillo Thomas ... Himself - Guest

Season 16, Episode 28: R.J.'s Latest Arrival/James 'D-Train' Williams

23 May 1987

R.J.'s Latest Arrival ... Themselves - Musical Guest
James 'D-Train' Williams ... Himself - Guest

Season 16, Episode 29: Natalie Cole/Robbie Nevil/Millie Scott

30 May 1987


Natalie Cole ... Herself - Guest
Robbie Nevil ... Herself - Guest
Millie Scott ... Herself - Guest

Season 16, Episode 30: Deniece Williams/Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam/Kenny G

6 June 1987


Kenny G ... Himself - Guest
Mike Hughes ... Himself - Guest (as Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam)
Alex Moseley ... Himself - Guest (as Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam)

Lisa Velez ... Herself - Guest (as Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam)
Deniece Williams ... Herself

Season 16, Episode 31: The Whispers/4 by Four/Carrie McDowell

13 June 1987

4 by Four ... Themselves - Musical Guest

Nicholas Caldwell ... Himself - Guest (as The Whispers)

Leaveil Degree ... Himself - Guest (as The Whispers)

Marcus Hutson ... Himself - Guest (as The Whispers)
Carrie McDowell ... Herself - Guest
Wallace 'Scotty' Scott ... Himself - Guest (as The Whispers)
Walter Scott ... Himself - Guest (as The Whispers)

Season 16, Episode 32: Cheryl Lynn/Lakeside/The Cover Girls

20 June 1987

The Cover Girls ... Themselves - Musical Guest
Lakeside ... Themselves - Musical Guest
Cheryl Lynn ... Herself

Season 17


Season 17, Episode 1: Jody Watley/Levert

19 September 1987

Marc Gordon ... Himself (as Levert)
Gerald Levert ... Himself (as Levert)
Sean Levert ... Himself (as Levert)

Jody Watley ... Herself

Season 17, Episode 2: Shalamar/Alexander O'Neal

26 September 1987

Alexander O'Neal ... Himself

Season 17, Episode 3: Episode #17.3

3 October 1987

Delroy Pearson ... Himself (as Five Star)
Denise Pearson ... Herself (as Five Star)
Doris Pearson ... Herself (as Five Star)
Lorraine Pearson ... Herself (as Five Star)
Stedman Pearson ... Himself (as Five Star)

Season 17, Episode 4: Atlantic Star/La La/Giorge Pettus

17 October 1987

Atlantic Starr ... Themselves - Musical Guest
La La ... Herself - Guest

Season 17, Episode 5: Anita Pointer/Chico DeBarge/Regina Belle

17 October 1987

Regina Belle ... Herself - Guest

Chico DeBarge ... Himself
Anita Pointer ... Herself

Season 17, Episode 6: Barry White/Shanice Wilson

24 October 1987


Shanice ... Herself
Barry White ... Himself

Season 17, Episode 7: Marlon Jackson/Madame X

31 October 1987


Marlon Jackson ... Himself

Season 17, Episode 8: DeBarge/Jonathan Butler

7 November 1987

Jonathan Butler ... Himself - Guest
Bobby DeBarge ... Himself - Guest (as DeBarge)
James DeBarge ... Himself (as DeBarge)
Mark DeBarge ... Himself (as DeBarge)
Randy DeBarge ... Himself (as DeBarge)

Season 17, Episode 9: Freddie Jackson/Lace/Whodini

14 November 1987
1st song = System Of Survival by Earth, Wind & Fire [ #1 R&B ]. 2nd song = Bad by Michael Jackson [ #1 R&B ]. 1st lipsync performance = Be Yourself by Whodini [ #20 R&B ]. 3rd song = Skeletons by Stevie Wonder [ #1 R&B ] / Scramble Board answer = Marla Gibbs. 2nd lipsync performance = My Love Is Deep by Lace [ #10 R&B ]. 4th song = Don't You Want Me by Jody Watley [ #3 R&B ]. 3rd lipsync performance = Look Around by Freddie Jackson [ #69 R&B ]. 5th song = Sho You Right by Barry White [ #17 R&B ]. 4th lipsync performance = Life Is A Dance by Whodini [ LP cut ]. Line Dance = So Emotional by Whitney Houston [ #5 R&B ]. 5th lipsync performance = Jam Tonight by Freddie Jackson [ #1 R&B ].

Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Joe Cobb ... Announcer
Grandmaster Dee ... Himself
Ectasy ... Himself (as Whodini)
Jalil Hutchins ... Himself (as Whodini)
Freddie Jackson ... Himself
Lace ... Guests
Sid McCoy ... Announcer
Whodini ... Guests

Season 17, Episode 10: Episode #17.10

21 November 1987


LL Cool J ... Himself

Season 17, Episode 11: ABC/Colonel Abrams/Eric B. & Rakim

28 November 1987

Colonel Abrams ... Himself - Guest
Rakim ... Guest

Season 17, Episode 12: The Jets/Kashif/Public Enemy

5 December 1987


Chuck D. ... Himself - Guest (as Public Enemy)

Flavor Flav ... Himself - Guest (as Public Enemy)
The Jets ... Themselves - Musical Guest
Kashif ... Himself - Guest
Professor Griff ... Himself - Guest (as Public Enemy)
Terminator X ... Himself - Guest (as Public Enemy)

Season 17, Episode 13: Full Force/Angela Winbush/The Controllers

9 January 1988


Paul Anthony ... Himself (as Full Force)
B-Fine ... Himself (as Full Force)
The Controllers ... Themselves - Musical Guest
Bowlegged Lou ... Himself (as Full Force)
Angela Winbush ... Herself

Season 17, Episode 14: Smokey Robison/Pretty Poison

16 January 1988

Pretty Poison ... Themselves - Musical Guest

Smokey Robinson ... Himself

Season 17, Episode 15: Ray Parker, Jr./Shanice Wilson/Miles Jaye

23 January 1988

Miles Jaye ... Himself - Guest

Ray Parker Jr. ... Himself - Guest

Shanice ... Herself - Guest

Season 17, Episode 16: The Deele/Georgio/Pebbles

30 January 1988

The Deele ... Themselves
Georgio ... Himself
Pebbles ... Herself

Tammy Townsend ... Herself

Season 17, Episode 17: Kool Moe Dee/Vanity/Angela Winbush & Ronald Isley

5 March 1988
1st song = "Thinking Of You" by "Earth, Wind & Fire" [ #3 R&B ]. 2nd song = "The Way You Make Me Feel" by "Michael Jackson" [ #1 R&B & Pop ]. 1st lip-sync = "How Ya Like Me Now" by "Kool Moe Dee" [ #22 R&B ]. 3rd song = "I Want Her" by "Keith Sweat" [ #1 R&B ]. 2nd lip-sync = "Hello Beloved" by "Angela Winbush & Ronald Isley" [ #26 R&B ]. 4th song = "Pump Up The Volume" by "M/A/R/R/S" [ #8 R&B ]. 3rd lip-sync = "Faraway Eyes" by "Vanity" [ LP Cut ]. 5th song = "Dark & Lovely" by "Stevie Wonder" [ LP Cut ]. 4th lip-sync = "Wild Wild West" by "Kool Moe Dee" [ #4 R&B ]. Line Dance = "Rocket 2 U" by "The Jets" [ #5 R&B ]. 5th lip-sync = "Undress" by "Vanity" [ LP Cut ].

Don Cornelius ... Himself - Host
Joe Cobb ... Announcer
Ronald Isley ... Himself
Sid McCoy ... Announcer
Kool Moe Dee ... Himself

Vanity ... Herself
Angela Winbush ... Herself

Season 17, Episode 18: Lou Rawls/Heavy D and the Boyz/Mikki Howard

12 March 1988

Edward Ferrell ... Himself (as The Boyz)

Heavy D ... Himself
Miki Howard ... Herself
Lou Rawls ... Himself
G. Wiz ... Himself (as The Boyz)

Season 17, Episode 19: Episode #17.19

19 March 1988

Regina Belle ... Herself

Peabo Bryson ... Himself
Rebbie Jackson ... Herself

Keith Sweat ... Himself

Season 17, Episode 20: Stacy Lattisaw/Salt-N-Pepa/Tony Terry

26 March 1988


Sandra 'Pepa' Denton ... Herself
Cheryl 'Salt' James ... Herself
Stacy Lattisaw ... Herself
Deidre 'Spinderella' Roper ... Herself
Tony Terry ... Himself

Season 17, Episode 21: The Whispers/Miles Jaye/Joye Sims

2 April 1988


Nicholas Caldwell ... Himself (as The Whispers)

Leaveil Degree ... Himself (as The Whispers)

Marcus Hutson ... Himself (as The Whispers)
Miles Jaye ... Himself
Wallace 'Scotty' Scott ... Himself (as The Whispers)
Walter Scott ... Himself (as The Whispers)
Joyce Sims ... Herself

Season 17, Episode 22: Episode #17.22

9 April 1988

William Guest ... Himself

Gladys Knight ... Herself
Merald Knight ... Himself
Edward Patten ... Himself

Season 17, Episode 23: David Ruffin and Eddie Kenricks/Dana Dane/Morris Day

16 April 1988


Dana Dane ... Himself
Morris Day ... Himself
Eddie Kendricks ... Himself
David Ruffin ... Himself

Season 17, Episode 24: Howard Hewett/Club Nouveau/Michael Cooper

23 April 1988

Michael Vernon Cooper ... Guest (as Michael Cooper)
Howard Hewett ... Himself
Jay King ... Himself (as Club Nouveau)
Valerie Watson ... Herself (as Club Nouveau)

Season 17, Episode 25: Jermaine Stewart/Pebbles/Busboys

30 April 1988
1st song danced to was Lovin' On Next To Nothin' by Gladys Knight & The Pips 2nd song danced to was Love Struck BY Jesse Johnson 1st performance was a lip-sync of Say It Again by Jermaine Stewart [ former dancer on Soul Train ] 3rd song danced to was Da Butt by E.U. and the Scrabble Board answer was Andre Dawson 2nd performance was a lip-sync of Never Giving Up by Busboys [ lead by another former Soul Train dancer, Brian O'Neal ] 3rd performance was a lip-sync of Mercedes Boy by Pebbles 4th song danced to was Get It by Stevie Wonder & Michael Jackson 4th performance was a lip-sync of Don't Talk Dirty To Me by Jermaine Stewart Line Dance was to Smooth Criminal by Michael Jackson Last performance was a lip-sync of Do Me Right by Pebbles

Thyme Lewis ... Himself - Host

Brian O'Neal ... Guest (as The Bus Boys)
Pebbles ... Herself
Jermaine Stewart ... Guest

Season 17, Episode 26: Stephanie Mills/Force MD's

7 May 1988

Force M.D.'s ... Themselves
Stephanie Mills ... Herself

Season 17, Episode 27: Evelyn 'Champagne' King/Brownmark/Sherrick

14 May 1988

Evelyn King ... Herself (as Evelyn 'Champagne' King)
Brown Mark ... Himself (as Brownmark)
Sherrick ... Himself

Season 17, Episode 28: Episode #17.28

????

Season 17, Episode 29: Teena Marie/Junior/Guy

28 May 1988

Aaron Hall ... Himself (as Guy)
Damien Hall ... Himself (as Guy)
Junior ... Himself

Teena Marie ... Herself
Teddy Riley ... Himself (as Guy)

Season 17, Episode 30: Gregory Abbott/Siedah Garrett/Al B. Sure

4 June 1988


Gregory Abbott ... Himself

Siedah Garrett ... Herself
Al B. Sure! ... Himself

Season 17, Episode 31: Melba Moore/Narada

18 June 1988


Melba Moore ... Herself
Narada Michael Walden ... Himself (as Narada)

Season 17, Episode 32: New Editon/Johnny Kemp/Bobby Brown

25 June 1988

Ricky Bell ... Himself (as New Edition)
Michael Lamont Bivins ... Himself (as New Edition)

Bobby Brown ... Himself (as New Edition)
Ronnie DeVoe ... Himself (as New Edition)

Johnny Gill ... Himself (as New Edition)
Johnny Kemp ... Himself

Ralph E. Tresvant ... Himself (as New Edition)

Season 18


Season 18, Episode 1: Thomas Dolby/Vanessa L. Williams/Tony Terry

24 September 1988


Thomas Dolby ... Himself - Guest
Tony Terry ... Himself

Vanessa Williams ... Herself

Season 18, Episode 2: Episode #18.2

1 October 1988

Eddie Levert ... Himself (as The O'Jays)
Sammy Strain ... Himself (as The O' Jays)
Walter Williams Sr. ... Himself (as The O' Jays)

Season 18, Episode 3: Johnny Mathis/Nia Peeples/Tracie Spencer

8 October 1988


Johnny Mathis ... Himself

Nia Peeples ... Herself

Tracie Spencer ... Herself

Season 18, Episode 4: New Edition/Paula Abdul

15 October 1988


Paula Abdul ... Herself
Ricky Bell ... Himself (as New Edition)
Michael Lamont Bivins ... Himself (as New Edition)
Ronnie DeVoe ... Himself (as New Edition)

Johnny Gill ... Himself (as New Edition)
New Edition ... Themselves - Guests

Ralph E. Tresvant ... Himself (as New Edition)

Season 18, Episode 5: Episode #18.5

22 October 1988

William King ... Himself (as The Commodores)
J.D. Nicholas ... Himself (as The Commodores)
Walter Orange ... Himself (as The Commodores)

Brenda Russell ... Herself
Milan Williams ... Himself (as The Commodores)

Season 18, Episode 6: Deniece Williams/Midnight Star/Kiara

29 October 1988

Kiara ... Herself - Guest
Midnight Star ... Themselves - Musical Guest
Deniece Williams ... Herself

Season 18, Episode 7: Episode #18.7

5 November 1988

Jeffrey Osborne ... Himself

Season 18, Episode 8: Episode #18.8

12 November 1988

Freddie Jackson ... Himself

Ziggy Marley ... Himself

Karyn White ... Herself

Season 18, Episode 9: Episode #18.9

19 November 1988

Season 18, Episode 10: Episode #18.10

26 November 1988

Howard Huntsberry ... Himself

Season 18, Episode 11: Keith Sweat/Surface/EPMD

3 December 1988

EPMD ... Themselves
Surface ... Themselves

Keith Sweat ... Himself

Season 18, Episode 12: Levert/James 'D-Train' Williams/Gregory Hines

10 December 1988

Marc Gordon ... Himself (as Levert)

Gregory Hines ... Himself
Gerald Levert ... Himself (as Levert)
Sean Levert ... Himself (as Levert)
James 'D-Train' Williams ... Himself

Season 18, Episode 13: The Boys/Breathe/Desiree Coleman

14 January 1989

Bilal Abdul-Samad ... Himself (as The Boys)
Hakeem Abdul-Samad ... Himself (as The Boys)
Khiry Abdul-Samad ... Himself (as The Boys)
Tajh Abdul-Samad ... Himself (as The Boys)
Desiree Coleman ... Herself
David Glasper ... Themselves - Musical Guest (as Breathe)

Season 18, Episode 14: Episode #18.14

21 January 1989

Fishbone ... Themselves

Arsenio Hall ... Himself

Chaka Khan ... Herself

Season 18, Episode 15: George Benson/Guy

28 January 1989

George Benson ... Himself
Aaron Hall ... Himself (as Guy)
Damien Hall ... Himself (as Guy)
Teddy Riley ... Himself (as Guy)

Keenen Ivory Wayans ... Himself

Season 18, Episode 16: Starpoint/Cherrelle/Robert Brookins & Stephanie Mills

4 February 1989

Robert Brookins ... Himself - Guest
Cherrelle ... Herself
Stephanie Mills ... Herself - Guest
Starpoint ... Musical Guest

Season 18, Episode 17: El DeBarge/Vesta Williams/Troop

11 March 1989

Rodney Benford ... Himself (as Troop)

El DeBarge ... Himself
John Harreld ... Himself (as Troop)
Allen McNeil ... Himself (as Troop)

Steve Russell ... Himself (as Troop)
Reggie Warren ... Himself (as Troop)
Vesta Williams ... Herself

Season 18, Episode 18: Midnight Star/Gerald Alston/Kiara & Shanice Wilson

18 March 1989

Gerald Alston ... Guest
Kiara ... Guest
Midnight Star ... Musical Guest

Shanice ... Guest

Season 18, Episode 19: Episode #18.19

25 March 1989

Today ... Musical Guest
Betty Wright ... Herself - Guest

Season 18, Episode 20: George Duke/Tony! Toni! Tone!/Marcus Lewis

1 April 1989


George Duke ... Guest
Marcus Lewis ... Himself - Guest

Raphael Saadiq ... Guest (as Tony! Toni! Tone!)
Dwayne P. Wiggins ... Guest (as Tony! Toni! Tone!)

Season 18, Episode 21: Milli Vanilli/Was (Not Was)/Z-Looke

8 April 1989


Fabrice Morvan ... Himself (as Milli Vanilli)
Rob Pilatus ... Himself (as Milli Vanilli)
Was Not Was ... Themselves - Musical Guest

Season 18, Episode 22: Skyy/Desiree Coleman/Apollonia

15 April 1989

Desiree Coleman ... Herself - Guest

Apollonia Kotero ... Herself - Guest (as Apollonia)
Skyy ... Themselves - Musical Guest

Season 18, Episode 23: Ashford & Simpson/Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock/Johnny Kemp

22 April 1989


Nick Ashford ... Himself (as Ashford & Simpson)
Rob Base ... Himself - Guest
DJ EZ Rock ... Himself - Guest
Johnny Kemp ... Himself - Guest
Valerie Simpson ... Herself (as Ashford & Simpson)

Season 18, Episode 24: Georgio/The Bar Kays/Tone Loc

29 April 1989

The Bar-Kays ... Themselves - Musical Guest
Georgio ... Himself - Guest

Tone Loc ... Himself - Guest

Season 18, Episode 25: E.U./Grady Harrell/Joyce 'Fenderella' Irby with Doug E. Fresh

6 May 1989


Doug E. Fresh ... Himself
Grady Harrell ... Himself
Joyce Irby ... Herself (as Joyce 'Fenderella' Irby)

Season 18, Episode 26: Third World/Donna Allen

13 May 1989

Donna Allen ... Guest
Third World ... Musical Guest

Season 18, Episode 27: Episode #18.27

20 May 1989

Rene Moore ... Guest

Season 18, Episode 28: Episode #18.28

27 May 1989

Season 18, Episode 29: Robert Palmer/Atlantic Starr/Stephanie Mills

3 June 1989

Atlantic Starr ... Musical Guest
Stephanie Mills ... Herself - Guest
Robert Palmer ... Himself

Season 18, Episode 30: Episode #18.30

17 June 1989


Patti LaBelle ... Herself - Guest
Eugene Wilde ... Himself - Guest

Season 18, Episode 31: M.C. Hammer/Hiroshima/James Ingram

17 June 1989


M.C. Hammer ... Himself
Hiroshima ... Musical Guest
James Ingram ... Himself

Michele L. Jennings ... Mc Hammer Dancer

Season 18, Episode 32: Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam/June Pointer/Christopher Max

29 June 1989

Mike Hughes ... Himself - Guest (as Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam)
Christopher Max ... Guest
Alex Moseley ... Himself - Guest (as Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam)
June Pointer ... Herself - Guest

Lisa Velez ... Herself - Guest (as Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam)

Season 19


Season 19, Episode 1: Debbie Allen/Heavy D & the Boyz

23 September 1989


Debbie Allen ... Herself - Guest

Heavy D ... Himself - Guest (as Heavy D & the Boyz)

Season 19, Episode 2: Full Force/Chucki Booker

30 September 1989


Paul Anthony ... Himself (as Full Force)
B-Fine ... Himself (as Full Force)
Chuckii Booker ... Himself
Bowlegged Lou ... Himself (as Full Force)

Season 19, Episode 3: Episode #19.3

7 October 1989

James Ingram ... Himself

Season 19, Episode 4: Regina Belle/Alyson Williams/After 7

14 October 1989

Regina Belle ... Herself - Guest
Kevon Edmonds ... Himself - Guest (as After 7)
Melvin Edmonds ... Himself - Guest (as After 7)
Keith Mitchell ... Himself - Guest (as After 7)
Alyson Williams ... Herself - Guest

Season 19, Episode 5: Episode #19.5

????

Season 19, Episode 6: Episode #19.6

21 October 1989

Sharon Bryant ... Herself

Marvin Young ... Himself (as Young MC)

Season 19, Episode 7: Episode #19.7

4 November 1989

Michael Vernon Cooper ... Himself (as Michael Cooper)

Shireen Crutchfield ... Herself (as The Good Girls)
Monica De Santiago ... Herself (as The Good Girls)
Stephanie Mills ... Herself
Joyce Tolbert ... Herself (as The Good Girls)

Season 19, Episode 8: Episode #19.8

????

Season 19, Episode 9: Barry White/Sybil

18 November 1989

Sybil ... Herself - Guest
Barry White ... Himself - Guest

Season 19, Episode 10: Billy Ocean/Kashif/Stacy Lattisaw

25 November 1989

Kashif ... Himself - Guest
Stacy Lattisaw ... Herself - Guest
Billy Ocean ... Himself - Guest

Season 19, Episode 11: Episode #19.11

2 December 1989

Season 19, Episode 12: Jermaine Jackson/Finest Hour/D'Atra Hicks

9 December 1989

D'Atra Hicks ... Guest
Finest Hour ... Musical Guest

Jermaine Jackson ... Himself

Season 19, Episode 13: Soul II Soul/The Main Ingredient/Foster and McElroy

13 January 1990

Jazzie B ... Himself - Guest (as Soul II Soul)
Denzil Foster ... Himself - Guest (as Foster and McElroy)

Cuba Gooding ... Himself - Guest (as The Main Ingredient)
Thomas McElroy ... Himself - Guest (as Foster and McElroy)
Tony Slyvester ... Himself - Guest (as The Main Ingredient)

Season 19, Episode 14: The O'Jays/Troop/Tyler Collins

20 January 1990

Rodney Benford ... Himself (as Troop)
Tyler Collins ... Guest

Erika Guillory ... Dancer
John Harreld ... Himself (as Troop)
Eddie Levert ... Himself (as The O'Jays)
Allen McNeil ... Himself (as Troop)

Steve Russell ... Himself (as Troop)
Sammy Strain ... Himself (as The O'Jays)
Reggie Warren ... Himself (as Troop)
Walter Williams Sr. ... Himself (as The O'Jays)

Season 19, Episode 15: Episode #19.15

????

Season 19, Episode 16: Episode #19.16

????

Season 19, Episode 17: Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly/Big Daddy Kane/Body

10 March 1990


Frankie Beverly ... Himself (as Maze)
Body ... Musical Guest

Big Daddy Kane ... Himself

Season 19, Episode 18: Episode #19.18

????

Season 19, Episode 19: Episode #19.19

25 March 1989

Betty Wright ... Herself - Guest

Season 19, Episode 20: Episode #19.20

????

Season 19, Episode 21: Episode #19.21

????

Season 19, Episode 22: Randy Crawford/Bell/Biv/DeVoe

14 April 1990

Ricky Bell ... Himself (as Bell Biv De Voe)
Michael Lamont Bivins ... Himself (as Bell Biv De Voe)
Randy Crawford ... Herself
Ronnie DeVoe ... Himself (as Bell Biv De Voe)

Season 19, Episode 23: Episode #19.23

????

Season 19, Episode 24: Stacy Lattisaw/Sherman Hemsley/KYZE

28 April 1990


Sherman Hemsley ... Himself - Guest
Kyze ... Musical Guest
Stacy Lattisaw ... Herself - Guest

Season 19, Episode 25: Johnny Gill/Stacy & Kimiko/The Jamaica Boys

5 May 1990

The Jamaica Boys ... Musical Guest

Johnny Gill ... Himself
Stacy & Kimiko ... Musical Guest

Season 19, Episode 26: Jeffrey Daniel/The Brat Pack

12 May 1990

Jeffrey Daniel ... Himself
The Brat Pack ... Musical Guest

Season 19, Episode 27: Tyler Collins/EnVogue

19 May 1990

Tyler Collins ... Herself - Guest

Terry Ellis ... Herself (as En Vogue)

Cindy Herron ... Herself (as En Vogue)
Maxine Jones ... Herself (as En Vogue)
Dawn Robinson ... Herself (as En Vogue)

Season 19, Episode 28: Episode #19.28

????

Season 19, Episode 29: Kid 'n' Play/Perfect Gentleman

2 June 1990

Perfect Gentleman ... Musical Guest
Christopher Martin ... Himself (as Kid 'N Play)

Christopher Reid ... Himself (as Kid 'N Play)

Season 19, Episode 30: The Gap Band/The Superiors/Domino Theory

9 June 1990

The Gap Band ... Musical Guest
The Superiors ... Musical Guest
Domino Theory ... Musical Guest
Charlie Wilson ... Himself (as The Gap Band)
Robert Wilson ... Himself (as The Gap Band)
Ronnie Wilson ... Himself (as The Gap Band)

Season 19, Episode 31: The Pointer Sisters/Mantronix

16 June 1990

Mantronix ... Themselves - Musical Guest
Anita Pointer ... Herself - Guest (as The Pointer Sisters)
June Pointer ... Herself - Guest (as The Pointer Sisters)
Ruth Pointer ... Herself - Guest (as The Pointer Sisters)

Season 19, Episode 32: The Good Girls/Today/The U Krew

23 June 1990


Shireen Crutchfield ... Guest (as The Good Girls)
Monica De Santiago ... Guest (as The Good Girls)
The u Krew ... Guest
Today ... Guest
Joyce Tolbert ... Guest (as The Good Girls)

Season 20


Season 20, Episode 1: The Time/J.T. Taylor/Kwame

22 September 1990

Jerome Benton ... Himself (as The Time)

Jimmy Jam ... Himself (as The Time)
Garry Johnson ... Himself (as The Time)
Jesse Johnson ... Himself (as The Time)

Kwamé ... Himself (as Kwame)
Terry Lewis ... Himself (as The Time)
Monte Moir ... Himself (as The Time)
J.T. Taylor ... Himself
The Time ... Themselves

Season 20, Episode 2: Lalah Hathaway/Tevin Campbell/Tony! Toni! Tone!

29 September 1990

Tevin Campbell ... Himself - Guest

Lalah Hathaway ... Herself - Guest

Raphael Saadiq ... Himself - Guest (as Tony! Toni! Tone!)
Dwayne P. Wiggins ... Himself - Guest (as Tony! Toni! Tone!)

Season 20, Episode 3: Force MD's/Lakeside/Mellow Man Ace

6 October 1990

Mellow Man Ace ... Guest
Force M.D.'s ... Themselves -Musical Guest
Lakeside ... Themselves - Musical Guest
Rebecca Whitley ... Dancer

Season 20, Episode 4: Episode #20.4

13 October 1990

Midnight Star ... Themselves
Rebecca Whitley ... Dancer

Season 20, Episode 5: Episode #20.5

20 October 1990

Tevin Campbell ... Himself - Guest

El DeBarge ... Himself - Guest

Siedah Garrett ... Herself - Guest

Quincy Jones ... Himself

Big Daddy Kane ... Himself - Guest
Valerie Mayo ... Herself - Guest

Melle Mel ... Himself - Guest
Kool Moe Dee ... Himself - Guest
Al B. Sure! ... Himself - Guest
The Winans ... Theselves - Musical Guest

Season 20, Episode 6: D-Nice/Al B. Sure/Black Box

27 October 1990

Black Box ... Musical Guest
D-Nice ... Guest
Al B. Sure! ... Himself
Rebecca Whitley ... Dancer

Season 20, Episode 7: Episode #20.7

3 November 1990

Bilal Abdul-Samad ... Himself (as The Boys)
Hakeem Abdul-Samad ... Himself (as The Boys)
Khiry Abdul-Samad ... Himself (as The Boys)
Tajh Abdul-Samad ... Himself (as The Boys)

Nicholas Caldwell ... Himself (as The Whispers)

Leaveil Degree ... Himself (as The Whispers)

Marcus Hutson ... Himself (as The Whispers)
Wallace 'Scotty' Scott ... Himself (as The Whispers)
Walter Scott ... Himself (as The Whispers)

Season 20, Episode 8: Episode #20.8

10 November 1990

Season 20, Episode 9: Episode #20.9

17 November 1990


Jasmine Guy ... Herself
Rebecca Whitley ... Dancer

Season 20, Episode 10: Guy/Thelma Houston

24 November 1990

Aaron Hall ... Himself (as Guy)
Damien Hall ... Himself (as Guy)
Thelma Houston ... Herself
Teddy Riley ... Himself (as Guy)

Season 20, Episode 11: Father M.C./Levert

1 December 1990

M.C. Father ... Himself - Guest
Marc Gordon ... Himself (as Levert)
Gerald Levert ... Himself (as Levert)
Sean Levert ... Himself (as Levert)

Season 20, Episode 12: Episode #20.12

8 December 1990

Maxi Priest ... Himself - Guest

Season 20, Episode 13: Ralph Tresvant/Samuelle

12 January 1992


Ralph E. Tresvant ... Himself

Season 20, Episode 14: Teena Marie/L L Cool J/The Rude Boys

19 January 1991


LL Cool J ... Himself - Guest

Teena Marie ... Herself - Guest
The Rude Boys ... Themselves - Musical Guest

Season 20, Episode 15: Jeffrey Osborne/Loose Ends

26 January 1991

Loose Ends ... Itself
Jeffrey Osborne ... Himself

Season 20, Episode 16: EPMD/Tracie Spencer/Freddie Jackson

2 February 1991

EPMD ... Themselves
Freddie Jackson ... Himself
Erick Sermon ... Himself (as EPMD)
Parrish Smith ... Himself (as EPMD)

Tracie Spencer ... Herself

Season 20, Episode 17: Bernadette Cooper/Big Daddy Kane

9 February 1991

Bernadette Cooper ... Herself - Guest

Big Daddy Kane ... Himself - Guest

Season 20, Episode 18: Pebbles/Hi-Five

16 February 1991

Hi-Five ... Themselves - Musical Guest
Pebbles ... Herself - Guest

Season 20, Episode 19: Howard Hewett/Monie Love/Another Bad Creation

23 February 1991

Another Bad Creation ... Themselves
Howard Hewett ... Himself
Monie Love ... Herself

Season 20, Episode 20: Episode #20.20

2 March 1991

Today ... Themselves - Musical Guest

Season 20, Episode 21: Johnny Gill/Gerald Alton/M.C. Trouble

9 March 1991

Gerald Alston ... Himself

Johnny Gill ... Himself
M.C. Trouble ... Herself

Season 20, Episode 22: Run D.M.C./Ice-T/Oleta Adams

16 March 1991


Oleta Adams ... Herself

Ice-T ... Himself

Darryl McDaniels ... Himself (as Run D.M.C.)
Jason Mizell ... Himself (as Run D.M.C.)

Joseph Simmons ... Himself (as Run-D.M.C.)

Season 20, Episode 23: The O'Jays/Chubb Rock

23 March 1991

Eddie Levert ... Himself (as The O'Jays)
Chubb Rock ... Himself
Sammy Strain ... Himself (as The O' Jays)
Walter Williams Sr. ... Himself (as The O' Jays)

Season 20, Episode 24: Keith Sweat/Shawn Christopher/Brand Nubian

30 March 1991

Season 20, Episode 25: Episode #20.25

4 May 1991

Nikki D ... Herself

Sheena Easton ... Herself

Season 20, Episode 26: Episode #20.26

11 May 1991

Color Me Badd ... Themselves
Al B. Sure! ... Himself

Season 20, Episode 27: Christopher Williams/Five Star/Tara Kemp

18 May 1991

Tara Kemp ... Herself
Delroy Pearson ... Himself (as Five Star)
Denise Pearson ... Herself (as Five Star)
Doris Pearson ... Herself (as Five Star)
Lorraine Pearson ... Herself (as Five Star)
Stedman Pearson ... Himself (as Five Star)
Christopher Williams ... Himself

Season 20, Episode 28: Episode #20.28

25 March 1991

Surface ... Themselves -Musical Guest
Keith Washington ... Himself - Guest

Season 20, Episode 29: Boyz II Men/Omar Chandler

1 June 1991

Omar Chandler ... Guest
Michael McCary ... Guest (as Boyz II Men)

Nathan Morris ... Guest (as Boyz II Men)

Wanya Morris ... Guest (as Boyz II Men)

Shawn Stockman ... Guest (as Boyz II Men)

Season 20, Episode 30: Episode #20.30

8 June 1991

Junior ... Himself

Cheryl Pepsii Riley ... Herself

Season 20, Episode 31: Damian Dame/Jodeci/Lisa Fischer

15 June 1991

Damian Dame ... Themselves -Musical Guest
Dalvin DeGrate ... Himself - Guest (as Jodeci)
DeVante DeGrate ... Himself - Guest (as Jodeci)

Lisa Fischer ... Herself
Jo Jo Hailey ... Himself - Guest (as Jodeci)
K-Ci Hailey ... Himself - Guest (as Jodeci)

Season 20, Episode 32: Episode #20.32

22 June 1991

Small Change ... Themselves
Tony Terry ... Himself

Season 21


Season 21, Episode 1: Tribute to Stevie Wonder

21 September 1991


Stevie Wonder ... Himself

Season 21, Episode 2: Episode #21.2

28 September 1991

J.T. Taylor ... Himself

Season 21, Episode 3: Episode #21.3

5 October 1991


Gladys Knight ... Herself

Season 21, Episode 4: Episode #21.4

12 October 1991

Color Me Badd ... Themseleves -Musical Guest

Season 21, Episode 5: D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince/Brand New Heavies

19 October 1991

The Brand New Heavies ... Themselves

Will Smith ... Himself (as Fresh Prince)

Jeffrey A. Townes ... Himself (as D.J. Jazzy Jeff)

Season 21, Episode 6: Episode #21.6

29 October 1991


BeBe Winans ... Himself
CeCe Winans ... Herself

Marvin Young ... Himself (as Young MC)

Season 21, Episode 7: Episode #21.7

2 November 1991


Lenny Kravitz ... Himself

Season 21, Episode 8: Episode #21.8

9 November 1991

Mike Hughes ... Himself - Guest (as Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam)
Alex Moseley ... Himself - Guest

Lisa Velez ... Herself - Guest (as Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam)
Chris Walker ... Himself - Guest

Season 21, Episode 9: Kid 'N Play/Tony! Toni! Tone!/Ralph Tresvant

16 November 1991

Christopher Martin ... Himself (as Kid 'N Play)

Christopher Reid ... Himself (as Kid 'N Play)

Raphael Saadiq ... Himself (as Tony! Toni! Tone!)

Ralph E. Tresvant ... Himself
Dwayne P. Wiggins ... Himself (as Tony! Toni! Tone!)

Season 21, Episode 10: Episode #21.10

23 November 1991

The S.O.S. Band ... Themselves - Musical Guest
Keith Washington ... Himself - Guest

Season 21, Episode 11: Big Daddy Kane/Atlantic Star

30 November 1991

Atlantic Starr ... Themselves

Big Daddy Kane ... Himself

Season 21, Episode 12: Ziggy Marley and Melody Makers/Tevin Campbell/Public Enemy

7 December 1991

Tevin Campbell ... Himself

Ziggy Marley ... Himself
The Melody Makers ... Themselves (as Melody Makers)
Sharon Marley Prendergast ... Herself (as Ziggy Marley and Melody Makers)
Public Enemy ... Themselves

Season 21, Episode 13: Patti Labelle/Chubb Rock

11 January 1992


Patti LaBelle ... Herself - Guest
Chubb Rock ... Himself - Guest

Season 21, Episode 14: Vanessa L. Williams/Shanice Wilson/Jodeci

18 January 1992

Dalvin DeGrate ... Himself (as Jodeci)
DeVante DeGrate ... Himself (as Jodeci)
Jo Jo Hailey ... Himself (as Jodeci)
K-Ci Hailey ... Himself (as Jodeci)

Shanice ... Herself

Vanessa Williams ... Herself (as Vanessa L. Williams)

Season 21, Episode 15: Jody Watley/Vesta Williams

25 January 1992


Jody Watley ... Herself - Guest
Vesta Williams ... Herself - Guest

Season 21, Episode 16: Karyn White/Eric Gable/Nice & Smooth

1 February 1992

Darryl Barnes ... Himself (as Nice & Smooth)
Eric Gable ... Himself
Greg Mays ... Himself (as Nice & Smooth)

Karyn White ... Herself

Season 21, Episode 17: Barry White with Isaac Hayes/Vickie Winans with Marvin Winans

8 February 1992


Isaac Hayes ... Himself
Barry White ... Himself
Marvin Winans ... Himself
Vickie Winans ... Herself

Season 21, Episode 18: Mariah Carey/Sound of Blackness

13 February 1992


Mariah Carey ... Herself - Guest
Sounds of Blackness ... Themselves - Guests

Season 21, Episode 19: Peabo Bryson/Mc Lyte

22 February 1992


Peabo Bryson ... Guest

MC Lyte ... Guest

Season 21, Episode 20: Gerald Levert with Eddie Levert/Phyllis Hyman

29 February 1992

Phyllis Hyman ... Herself
Eddie Levert ... Himself
Gerald Levert ... Himself

Season 21, Episode 21: Naughty by Nature/Glenn Jones

7 March 1992


Anthony 'Treach' Criss ... Himself (as Naughty By Nature)
Glenn Jones ... Himself
DJ Kay Gee ... Himself (as Naughty By Nature)
Vin Rock ... Himself (as Naughty By Nature)

Season 21, Episode 22: Episode #21.22

14 March 1992

Atlantic Starr ... Themselves
Aaron Hall ... Himself

Season 21, Episode 23: Nia Peeples/Eric B. & Rakim

21 March 1992

Eric B. ... Himself (as Eric B. & Rakim)

Nia Peeples ... Herself
Rakim ... Himself (as Eric B. & Rakim)

Season 21, Episode 24: Tony Terry/Patti Austin/D-Nice

28 March 1992

Patti Austin ... Herself - Guest
D-Nice ... Himself - Guest
Tony Terry ... Himself - Guest

Season 21, Episode 25: Chaka Khan/Joe Public

2 May 1992


Chaka Khan ... Herself - Guest
Joe Public ... Guests

Season 21, Episode 26: Episode #21.26

9 March 1992


El DeBarge ... Guest

Kris Kross ... Guests

Chante Moore ... Guest (as Chanté Moore)

Season 21, Episode 27: Mel'sa Morgan/Chris Walker/Little Shawn

16 May 1992

Meli'sa Morgan ... Guest
Little Shawn ... Guest
Chris Walker ... Guest

Season 21, Episode 28: Episode #21.28

23 May 1992

Season 21, Episode 29: TLC/Eugene Wilde/Doug E. Fresh

30 May 1992


Doug E. Fresh ... Himself

Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes ... Herself (as TLC)

Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas ... Herself (as TLC)

Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins ... Herself (as TLC)
Eugene Wilde ... Himself

Season 21, Episode 30: Episode #21.30

6 June 1992

Season 21, Episode 31: The Boys/Das EFX

13 June 1992

Bilal Abdul-Samad ... Himself (as The Boys)
Hakeem Abdul-Samad ... Himself (as The Boys)
Khiry Abdul-Samad ... Himself (as The Boys)
Tajh Abdul-Samad ... Himself (as The Boys)

Season 21, Episode 32: Cherrelle/Men at Large

20 June 1992

Cherrelle ... Guest

Season 22


Season 22, Episode 1: Al B. Sure/Tyler Collins/Father M.C.

26 September 1992

Season 22, Episode 2: Al Jarreau/Mary J. Blige/Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth

3 October 1992


Mary J. Blige ... Herself
Al Jarreau ... Himself
Pete Rock ... Himself (as Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth)
C.L. Smooth ... Himself (as Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth)

Season 22, Episode 3: Episode #22.3

10 October 1992

Kevon Edmonds ... Himself (as After 7)
Melvin Edmonds ... Himself (as After 7)

Everette Harp ... Guest