12 Mind-Blowing 'Soul Train' Performances

The iconic show became an institution, and these are its best musical moments

blog comments powered by Disqus

Aretha Franklin and Smokey Robinson, 'Ooo Baby Baby' (1979)

Aretha Franklin and Smokey Robinson sat at a piano together, talking about knowing each other when they grew up on the north side of Detroit and harmonizing on a heavenly duet of the Miracles' "Ooo Baby Baby." (Although they made a big deal of their age difference here, Robinson was only two years older than Franklin – they were 39 and 37 when this was filmed.)

Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.


We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.