Sunday, February 7, 2010

INTERRACIAL DUETS (COLLABORATIONS) IN MUSIC


Collaborations of interracial artists in songs (per gender). Songs in alphabetical order.


MM Duets (Male / Male)

Ayo Technology-50 CENT featuring JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE (2007)
Baby Grand-BILLY JOEL & RAY CHARLES (1986)
Blame It On The Sun-RAY CHARLES & GEORGE MICHAEL (2005)
Easy Lover-PHILIP BAILEY & PHIL COLLINS (1984)
Ebony & Ivory-PAUL McCARTNEY & STEVIE WONDER (1982)
The Girl Is Mine-MICHAEL JACKSON & PAUL McCARTNEY (1982)
My Love-JULIO IGLESIAS & STEVIE WONDER (1988)
Mysterious Girl-PETER ANDRE & BUBBLER RANX (1995)
Rise & Fall-CRAIG DAVID & STING (2002)
Say Say Say-PAUL McCARTNEY & MICHAEL JACKSON (1983)
She Ain't Worth It-GLENN MEDEIROS & BOBBY BROWN (1990)
Soul Man-SAM MOORE & LOU REED (OST Soul Man, 1986)
To Love A Woman-LIONEL RICHIE & ENRIQUE IGLESIAS (2002)
Work It-NELLY featuring JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE (2003)
Yah Mo Be There-JAMES INGRAM & MICHAEL McDONALD (1983)
You're A Friend Of Mine-CLARENCE CLEMONS & JACKSON BROWNE (1985)


BMWF Duets (Black Male / White Female)

Another Step (Closer To You)-KIM WILDE & JUNIOR (1986)
Around The World-LISA STANSFIELD & BARRY WHITE (1992)
Beauty & The Beast-CELINE DION & PEABO BRYSON (OST Beauty & The Beast, 1991)
Don't Know Much-LINDA RONSTADT & AARON NEVILLE (1989)
Friends & Lovers-GLORIA LORING & CARL ANDERSON (1986)
I'm In The Mood-JOHN LEE HOOKER & BONNIE RAITT (1989)
I'm Your Angel-CELINE DION & R. KELLY (1998)
Put A Little Love In Your Heart-ANNIE LENNOX & AL GREEN (1988)
Somewhere Out There-LINDA RONSTADT & JAMES INGRAM (1986)
The Sweet Escape-GWEN STEFANI featuring AKON (2007)
U Got The Look-PRINCE featuring SHEENA EASTON (1987)
When The Rain Begins To Fall-PIA ZADORA & JERMAINE JACKSON (1984)


WMBF Duets (White Male / Black Female)

Act Of War-ELTON JOHN & MILLIE JACKSON (1985)
All Of You-JULIO IGLESIAS & DIANA ROSS (1984)
As-GEORGE MICHAEL & MARY J. BLIGE (1999)
Cose Della Vita (Can't Stop Thinking Of You)-EROS RAMAZZOTTI & TINA TURNER (1998)
Could I Have This Kiss Forever-ENRIQUE IGLESIAS & WHITNEY HOUSTON (2000)
Ever Changing Times-ARETHA FRANKLIN & MICHAEL McDONALD (1991)
Everybody Needs A Little Rain-GERARD JOLING & RANDY CRAWFORD (1986)
I Don't Know-ALAIN DELON & PHYLLIS NELSON (OST Parole De Flic, 1985)
I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)-ARETHA FRANKLIN & GEORGE MICHAEL (1986)
If I Told You That-WHITNEY HOUSTON & GEORGE MICHAEL (1998)
It's Only Love-BRYAN ADAMS & TINA TURNER (1984)
It Takes Two-ROD STEWART & TINA TURNER (1990)
Justified & Ancient-THE KLF featuring TAMMY WYNETTE & RICARDO DA FORCE (1991)
Learn To Say No-JODY WATLEY & GEORGE MICHAEL (1987)
The Never Ending Story-LIMAHL featuring BETH ANDERSON (OST The Never Ending Story, 1984)
Not In Love-ENRIQUE IGLESIAS & KELIS (2004)
On My Own-PATTI LaBELLE & MICHAEL McDONALD (1985)
Remember-SHIRLEY BASSEY & AL CORLEY (1984)
Shirley Do You Own A Ferrari?-CHRIS REA & SHIRLEY BASSEY (1996)
Takin' Back My Love-ENRIQUE IGLESIAS & CIARA (2008)
Tearing Us Apart-ERIC CLAPTON & TINA TURNER (1986)
Through The Storm-ARETHA & ELTON (1989)
Tonight-TINA TURNER & DAVID BOWIE (1988)
special exception:
Total Disguise-SERHAT HACIPASALIOGLU & VIKTOR LAZLO (2004)


FF Duets (Female / Female)

No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)-DONNA SUMMER & BARBRA STREISAND (1979)


Special Category

Do They Know It's Christmas-BAND AID (1984)
That's What Friends Are For-DIONNE WARWICK & FRIENDS (1985)
We Are The World-U.S.A. FOR AFRICA (1985 / USA stands for United Support of Artists)


Very Special Category

Don't Go Breaking My Heart-ELTON JOHN & RuPAUL (1993)



Collaborations of white bands with black artists

1) White groups (or projects) & black singers

BLOW MONKEYS (DR. ROBERT) featuring KYM MAZELLE-Wait (1989)
BLOW MONKEYS featuring CURTIS MAYFIELD-Celebrate (The Day After You) (1987)
BRONSKI BEAT feating EARTHA KITT-Cha Cha Heels (1988)
EAST SEVENTEEN featuring GABRIELLE-If You Ever (1996)
EURYTHMICS featuring ARETHA FRANKLIN-Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves (1985)
HEAVEN 17 featuring CAROL KENΈντοναYON-Temptation (1983)
INCOGNITO featuring JOCELYN BROWN-Always There (1991)
RIGHT SAID FRED featuring JOCELYN BROWN-Don't Talk Just Kiss (1991)
SCHILLER mit KIM SANDERS-Dancing With Loneliness (2001)
SHAKATAK featuring AL JARREAU-Day By Day (1985)
THE SOUP DRAGONS featuring JUNIOR REID-I'm Free (1990)
TEARS FOR FEARS featuring OLETA ADAMS-Woman In Chains (1989)
TOTO featuring CHERYL LYNN-Georgy Porgy (1978)
YELLO featuring SHIRLEY BASSEY-The Rhythm Divine (1987)


2) White groups & black musicians

EURYTHMICS featuring STEVIE WONDER (harmonica)-There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart) (1985)
SCRITTI POLITTI featuring MILES DAVIS (trumpet)-Oh Patti (Don't Feel Sorry For Loverboy) (1988)
U2 featuring BB. KING (vocals & guitar)-When Love Comes To Town (1989)


3) Black groups & white musicians

AFRIKA BAMBAATAA with UB40 and FAMILY-Reckless (1988)
JACKSONS featuring MICK JAGGER-State Of Shock (1984)
RUN DMC featuring STEVEN TYLER & JOE PERRY (AEROSMITH / vocals & guitar)-Walk This Way (1986)
TIME ZONE (AFRIKA BAMBAATAA) featuring JOHN LYDON (vocals)-World Destruction (1984)



Collaborations of interracial artists in general

1) White artists & black musicians

TOPPER HEADON (THE CLASH) & JIMMY HELMS (vocals)-I'll Give You Everything (1985)
ELTON JOHN featuring STEVIE WONDER (harmonica)-I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues (1983)
CHRIS REA & DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY- 'Disco' La Passione (1996)

also:
ADAMSKI featuring SEAL-Killer (1990)
PAUL HARDCASTLE featuring CAROL KENYON-Don't Waste My Time (1986)
THE KLF featuring RICARDO DA FORCE-3 a.m. Eternal (1990)
BOB SINLCLAR featuring STEVE EDWARDS-World Hold On (Children Of The Sky) (2006)


2) Black artists & white musicians

ARETHA FRANKLIN featuring KEITH RICHARDS (THE ROLLING STONES / guitar)-Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986)
MICHAEL JACKSON featuring EDDIE VAN HALEN (guitar)-Beat It (1982)
TINA TURNER featuring EDGAR WINTER (saxophone)-The Best (1989)


3) Helllenes (Greek) artists & Black musicians

Αν Θα Μπορούσα Τον Κόσμο Να Άλλαζα (An Tha Boroussa Ton Kosmo Na Alasa / If I Could Change -something in- The World)-ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΣ ΠΛΙΑΤΣΙΚΑΣ (FILIPPOS PLIATSIKAS) featuring MC YINKA (2007)
Βρες Ένα Τρόπο (Vres Ena Tropo / Find A Way)-ΠΕΓΚΥ ΖΗΝΑ (PEGGY ZINA) (2002)

also:
SHAYA (member of Hellenic girl pop group "HI-5" / her father Danish & her mother Guyanese)


4) Other interracial duets / projects / collaborations

ARASH & HELENA-Arash (2005)
ARASH & REBECCA-Temptation (2005)
MONTSERRAT CABALLE & FREDDIE MERCURY-Barcelona (1987 /1992)
VIKTOR LAZLO & SERHAT HACIPASALIOGLU-Total Disguise (2004)
QUEEN & DAVID BOWIE-Under Pressure (1981)
THE SISTERS OF MERCY featuring OFRA HAZA-Temple Of Love (1992)
TOWA TEI featuring BEBEL GILBERTO-Batucada (1996)


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Anonymous said...

"Act Of War" is a 1985 rock-flavoured duet between Elton John and Millie Jackson (intended originally for Tina Turner). Six mixes were available, some quite rare and hard to find now. From the original European vinyls.
The timings are:
Act of war [part 1] 7 inch vocal 4:45
Act of war [part 2] 7 inch instr 4:46
Act of war [part 3] 12 inch vocal 8:40
Act of war [part 4] 12 inch instr 5:10
Act of war [part 5] promo 12 inch vocal 7:30
Act of war [part 6] promo 12 inch instr 4:20
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