Bonnie Raitt will partner with Andra Day for a blazing performance of the former’s 1995 track, “Love Sneakin’ Up on You,” set to air tonight, July 21st, on ABC’s Greatest Hits.
In a special preview clip of the performance, Raitt and Day trade off lines during the verse and coalesce in gorgeous harmony for the song’s indelible chorus. And of course, no Raitt appearance is complete with out some slick slide guitar heroics.
“I knew Bonnie had met the wonderful Andra Day backstage at the Grammy Awards this year, and that it had to be the beginning of a beautiful musical relationship,” Greatest Hits executive producer Ken Ehrlich tells Rolling Stone. “Of all her greatest hits, Bonnie wanted to do ‘Love Sneakin’ Up On You’ which is amazing live. And then as a show of mutual respect, they did Andra’s first great hit, ‘Rise Up.'”
Greatest Hits began at the end of June and each episode focuses on a different five-year period in music, starting with the Eighties. The show has so far featured performances from Pitbull, Jason Derulo, Kenny Loggins and Miguel, as well as collaborations between the Backstreet Boys and Meghan Trainor, LL Cool J and Wiz Khalifa, and Foreigner and Fun’s Nate Ruess.
Tonight’s episode of Greatest Hits focuses on 1990 to 1995 and airs on ABC at 9 p.m. ET.