Greatest Duets: It Takes Two

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A celebration of the best-loved and most popular duets of all-time. Hosted by Kenny Loggins, this one-hour special features a collection of music videos and TV performances by superstar artist pairings such as Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, Elton John and Kiki Dee, Aaron Neville and Linda Ronstadt, Aretha Franklin and George Michael, and many more. Since the earliest days of pop music, great vocal duets have conveyed a unique emotional power that has given them a special place in the hearts of music fans everywhere. In this one-hour special, singer/songwriter Kenny Loggins shines a light on 12 of the greatest duets in music history, showcasing some of the best superstar pairings in classic music videos and television performances. From the passionate expression of undying friendship in Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell's "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," to the timeless power of love described by Aaron Neville and Linda Ronstadt in the Grammy®-winning "Don't Know Much," The Greatest Duets: It Takes Two covers a wide range of the pop music landscape, with classic hit songs from the '60s, '70s and '80s. Duets can also yield unexpected pairings of artists from different genres, as evidenced by country legend Kenny Rogers singing with pop star Sheena Easton on a stirring rendition of the Bob Seger classic "We've Got Tonight," or soul diva Aretha Franklin joining pop icon George Michael on the 1987 #1 hit "I Knew You Were Waiting For Me." Movie soundtracks have been a fertile ground for hit duets, and the classic featured here won the Academy Award® for Best Original Song. From 1987's box office smash Dirty Dancing, it's Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes performing "(I've Had) The Time Of My Life." What lies at the heart of a great duet, however, is a great song. And It Takes Two: The Greatest Duets features 12 memorable and timeless songs that are brought to life by the talents of the incredible vocalists who made them hits. Seeing

Previously Aired

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Time
Channel
9/3/2011
9:30 p.m.
9/4/2011
1 p.m.
9/9/2011
10:29 p.m.
9/14/2011
2:30 p.m.
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