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Best Duet Songs of the 20th Century - Top 10 Best Duets of All Time


Top 10 Duet Songs - Greatest Duets of All Time

Top 10 Best Duets of the 20th Century. This selection covers some of the most popular duet songs and finest musical collaborations from the 60's, 70's, 80's and 90's.

Watch those Video Duets Now! I hope these timeless classics will bring back good memories for you.

Find albums & singles available on Audio CD and MP3 Download that include these famous male/female duets, successful hits and memorable songs in pop music history.

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10. Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond - Great Musical Collaboration and One of the Best 70's Duets

You Don't Bring Me Flowers - 1978

Duets - Barbra Streisand - Audio CD & MP3 Album

9. Mariah Carey & Luther Vandross - Mariah Carey's first "high-profile" duet

Endless Love - 1995

Mariah Carey - Audio CD and MP3 Albums

8. Sony & Cher - One of the Best Oldies Duets of All Time

I Got You Babe - 1965

Sonny & Cher - Audio CD

Pure 60's - The #1 Hits

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7. Billy Preston & Syreeta - A must-have on any all time duet list

With You I'm Born Again - 1979

Billy Preston - Audio CD - Original recording remastered

Best Of Billy Preston - Download MP3 Album: The Millennium Collection

6. Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes - Brilliant Vocal Duo

I've Had The Time Of My Life (Dirty Dancing) - 1987

Dirty Dancing - Original Soundtrack - Get Audio CD and MP3 Album

Dirty Dancing - DVD (1987) - Starring: Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey

'70s: Gold - Original recording remastered

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5. Peaches & Herb - 4 weeks at #1 on both the R&B singles chart & the Billboard Hot 100

Reunited - 1979

One of the greatest Love Duet Songs of the 70's

Peaches & Herb - At Their Best - Download MP3 Album and Order Audio CD

Amazing Two-Gendre Singing Partnership

4. Kate Bush & Peter Gabriel Duo - 11 weeks in the UK Top 75 chart in 1986

Don't Give Up - 1986

So - Peter Gabriel - Download MP3 Album, Get Audio CD

'80s Pop Music Hits - 2001 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

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3. Natalie Cole & Nat King Cole - One of the best duets ever recorded

Unforgettable - 1991

Natalie Cole - Unforgettable with Love

What were the best years for music, in your opinion?

2. John Travolta & Olivia Newton John - One of the most popular musical collaborations of all time

Summer Nights - 1978

Grease - Original Soundtrack Album: MP3 Download & Audio CD

1. Aretha Franklin & George Michael - One of the Best Duets in Music History

I Knew You Were Waiting For Me - 1987

The song reached Number One in both the UK Singles Chart and Billboard's Hot 100

Ladies & Gentlemen: The Best of George Michael - Audio CD: Original recording remastered

Includes one of the Most Famous Duets of the 80's


Top 10 MP3 Downloads

So, did you get a blast from the past?

Feel free to leave your feedback - What is Your Favorite Duet Song?

stella vadakin from 3460NW 50 St Bell, Fl32619 on July 21, 2014:

I love the 60's music, all of it Barbra, and Mariah are great. Nice lens.

I knew You Were Waiting, Aretha the best.

londonremovals24 on July 21, 2014:

Only 3 out of 10 I remember on that duets.

spanishsandie on July 02, 2014:

I am going crazy trying to remember a man /woman duet because i can't remember their names .He was black with a very distinct singing voice .She was small and very pretty and white with long straight hair.His voice was very catchy with a kind of low key yodelling style Anyone know ?

Lorymer (author) on June 04, 2014:

@oakstreet: Thank you for stopping by! :)

oakstreet on June 04, 2014:

Oh, I just love this len because it lead me back to lots of beautiful memory in my life. Oops, looks like i enclosing my age ! Well, as long as all these duet singers have given me a good time in the past, who cares about the age. Thank you for such a great len. I just want to give you a like for all your hard work.

asereht1970 from Philippines on May 29, 2014:

Yes, and I love Reunited by Peaches & Herb.

Danny Gibson from Northampton on February 21, 2014:

Elvis Presley and Lisa Marie - 'In The Ghetto' ?

Very good lens, by the way.

FG_Social_Networker on January 13, 2014:

Great list!! Being from the 60s I also loved Billy & Lillie, they made La Dee Dah and Luck Lady Bug. Lillie Bryant continues to perform at 72 years old.

PaigSr from State of Confusion on January 11, 2014:

Yes I know every song here. And now have a little plan in the works for the wife. Thanks for the inspiration.

Lorymer (author) on January 05, 2014:

@KFRaizor: Thanks for stopping by! Happy New Year!

KFRaizor on December 31, 2013:

A little trivia for you: the "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" duet came about after a DJ in Louisville, Kentucky took the individual recordings of Neil Diamond and Barbra Streisand and spliced them together. He played it on his radio show, and it soon became so popular that it prompted Neil & Barbra to do a "real" duet of the song. He actually sued Columbia Records for stealing his idea and received a settlement.

Thanks for sharing your list. As for my favorite duet, George Jones & Melba Montgomery's "We Must Have Been Out of Our Minds" blows everything on this list away.

Lorymer (author) on December 31, 2013:

@ThePerfectMixtape: Thanks for stopping by! Happy New Year!

ThePerfectMixtape on December 30, 2013:

Great list...I especially love the Billy Preston and Syreeta tune.

Elton John's album "Duets" album is a pretty fun ride - as you may have guessed, it's full of duets.

Bonnie Raitt, George Michael, Leonard Cohen, Gladys Knight, Don Henley, etc.

Max Globe on October 11, 2013:

Travolta & Olivia Newton John is my favourite duet

jiancara on September 25, 2013:

Mariah Carey's songs are really great! her duet was also amazing!

Lorymer (author) on September 22, 2013:

@SBPI Inc: You're welcome! :) Thanks for visiting!

SBPI Inc on September 22, 2013:

My very most favorite is Neil and Barbara - I was and still am there in many ways.

You just brought tear to the eyes of an old soul. Thank you from the very bottom of my heart.


CharMarie on September 14, 2013:

Love your lens!

komukai on August 16, 2013:

I know some of the songs and I agree

Angela F from Seattle, WA on August 15, 2013:

There's several here that I love and a few I had forgotten. One that would be on my list: Elvis Costello and Lucinda Williams singing Blue

JaspinderKaur on July 31, 2013:

good collection.

anonymous on July 23, 2013:

this one is pretty good as well ;)

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds & Kylie Minogue - Where the Wild Roses Grow

Lorymer (author) on July 09, 2013:

@trinimatt: Thanks for stopping by!

trinimatt on July 09, 2013:

Love the list! Thanks

SavioC on June 23, 2013:

Superb lens. Excellently put I must say. Islands in the stream - Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton my favourite is missing ..... so sad :( ......

anonymous on June 15, 2013:

The best all time duet song was Endless Love by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie

nicolekato on June 14, 2013:

Excellent! Great lens.

Meganhere on June 03, 2013:

Queen and David Bowie, but glad to see Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush here!

FG_Social_Networker on June 02, 2013:

My favorite duet was Billie and Lillie. in 1958 the duo sang "La Dee Dah" and "Lucky Ladybug", It topped the Billboard charts for over 10 weeks. They appeared on American Bandstand with Dick Clark. Both Billie Ford and Dick Clark have passed, but at age 73 Lillie Bryant continues to perform. She voice is better and stronger than ever.. you can find her at her management site, www.FerryGodmother.com

Renee Jaco Whitfield from Bogalusa, Louisiana , United States of America on May 13, 2013:

splendid list!

Lorymer (author) on May 07, 2013:

@anonymous: Thanks for stopping by! Those are both nice songs but this lens is only featuring famous male/female duets.

anonymous on May 06, 2013:

Where is under pressure queen and David Bowie that was number one for at least 20 weeks and say say say by Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney?????!!!!

anonymous on May 02, 2013:

Peaches & Herb brings back great memories. My dad is a fan of Nat King Cole. All of the songs are great. Love the lens!

chocochipchip on April 23, 2013:

Nice lens! Thanks for the list!

Fcuk Hub on March 29, 2013:

All of them.

CristianStan on March 26, 2013:

I love The Prayer, it such a nice duet song

RetireAt57 on March 23, 2013:

Great lens.

EricKnight on March 14, 2013:

Awesome list!

anonymous on February 26, 2013:

Great top 10 list. Thanks for sharing this

Athenasia on February 04, 2013:

Unforgettable Nat King Cole/ Natalie, my pick for the best mood-changing songs of all time. Great Lens!

anonymous on January 11, 2013:

My favorite is Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell

Lee from Derbyshire, UK on January 04, 2013:

"I've Got You Babe" - Classic!

rudhushudu on December 25, 2012:

Very excellent lens

MJ Martin aka Ruby H Rose from Washington State on December 18, 2012:

Excellent choices here. Wonderful lens, great for all of us music lovers.

AskLou1 on December 14, 2012:

And, just for this season, Bing Crosby and David Bowie singing the Little Drummer Boy!

Great lense!!!

Lorymer (author) on December 13, 2012:

@BarbaraCasey: Indeed. Thanks for stopping by!

BarbaraCasey on December 13, 2012:

Linda Ronstadt and Aaron Neville's "Don't Know Much" is a good one, too.

xtianfriborg13 on November 20, 2012:

Angel by R Kelly and Celine Dion wasn't included. So was I Finally Found Someone. 3

achivevery on November 10, 2012:

i want to sing now

anonymous on November 01, 2012:

@PamperedPen: I agree beatifull song. i recommended: Michael Mc Donald & Nicolette Larson. Let me go love

PamperedPen on October 29, 2012:

On My Own with Patti LaBell & Gordon MacDonald

TopShelly on October 15, 2012:

Love your lens!

anonymous on October 09, 2012:

nice duets thanks for sharing

WriterJanis2 on October 06, 2012:

Too many good ones to pick a favorite.

Tobint44 LM on August 27, 2012:

Where are all the country duet's? Great lens!

anonymous on July 14, 2012:

I Fall to Pieces by Trisha Yearwood and Aaron Neville

anonymous on July 13, 2012:

Fire & Desire - Rick James & Teena Marie

aaxiaa lm on June 07, 2012:

A cover of the Beatles's song let it be by Carol Woods & Timothy T. Mitchum from the movie Across the universe. I just love that song.

anonymous on June 05, 2012:

Reunited by Peaches and Herb love it

robmccarthyjr on June 02, 2012:

Nicely done.

June Campbell from North Vancouver, BC, Canada on June 02, 2012:

I've Got you Babe, by Sonny and Cher, gets my vote.

desa999 lm on May 18, 2012:

Anything involving Tina Turner.

anonymous on May 14, 2012:

Lee Hazlewood & Nancy Cinatra "Summer Wine"

Lorymer (author) on April 24, 2012:

@asnvirtualservi: Thanks for stopping by.

asnvirtualservi on April 24, 2012:

Such a great lens. Thanks for including the videos. What a kick!

anonymous on April 12, 2012:

@Lorymer: you rock

Fay Favored from USA on April 12, 2012:

There are several I enjoy. I had forgotten about so many of these songs. It was good to hear them again.

Marilyn Thompson from Washington State on April 12, 2012:

Barbra / Neil duet - to think it came about by a DJ's creative recording. Barbra Streisand music - simple priceless!

Great lens.

CraftaholicVete on April 11, 2012:

Great lens and great songs. I am glad you took the time to create this lens. Thanks.

Lorymer (author) on April 11, 2012:

Thanks for dropping by!

jseven lm on April 11, 2012:

I love the duet of father and daughter, Nat King Cole and Natalie!

Lorymer (author) on March 01, 2012:

@vdanker: Thanks for visiting!

vdanker on March 01, 2012:

I remember Streisand and Diamond performing at the Academy Awards; awesome

kevingomes13 lm on February 28, 2012:

Cool lens. I always will have a spot in my heart for summer nights

theeoriginal1 on February 28, 2012:

Great lens and list....my wife absolutely

MarkHansen on February 27, 2012:

It's Endless Love which brings back sweet memories!

glodny on February 23, 2012:

Aretha and Michale are the best!

Adrijan on February 20, 2012:

great lens

anonymous on February 14, 2012:

Good list, but I was hoping to see Aaron Neville And Linda Rondstadt on it.

Lorymer (author) on February 14, 2012:

@MelonyVaughan: You're welcome! Thanks for stopping by!

MelonyVaughan on February 14, 2012:

Thank you for a trip down memory lane! :)

Lorymer (author) on February 14, 2012:

@razeitup: Thanks for visiting! As it is mentioning in the introduction, this lens is exclusively featuring male/female duets.

razeitup on February 13, 2012:

you missed david bowie and freddie mercury! lol all in all great lens

TenPoundTenor on February 13, 2012:

Great list. A lot of good singers.

SallyForth on February 11, 2012:

For me, nothing beats "Endless Love". Definitely my favorite karaoke song.

Trihan on February 05, 2012:

Great Lens. But I think Glen Hansard and Markta Irglov duet on ONCE movie is one of the best too. See my review :)

ekogde on February 04, 2012:

Nice lens,so many info about duet song and i love it!

lovetolink on February 04, 2012:

Peaches and Herb are great. I also like Captain and Tenille, which is probably so uncool these days! Nice lens :)

Lorymer (author) on February 03, 2012:

@JohnSmith86: Thanks for visiting!

JohnSmith86 on February 02, 2012:

you make good len, a nice collection album, thanks!

mycalculadora on February 02, 2012:

A great lens!!! Don't get so many good duets these days...i wonder if anyone will release one better than Grease :D

Lorymer (author) on January 31, 2012:

@Edutopia: Thanks for dropping by!

Edutopia on January 30, 2012:

I don't really know many of these songs by name but I can tell by the ones I recognize that you have a solid list going here, good job.

Lorymer (author) on January 28, 2012:

@ronberry lm: Thanks for visiting!

opheliakeith lm on January 27, 2012:

I'm a sucker for dueys, especially Kim Carnes and Kenny Rogers. Great lens.

ronberry lm on January 24, 2012:

Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes by far. Not a huge fan of either of them but together, they're golden! Nice lens Lorymer

nelsonkana on January 22, 2012:

Nice lens here. Am taking a tour of top lenses. This is one of them. I like it.

jimmyworldstar on January 19, 2012:

Sonny and Cher always seem to stick out to me.

jimmyworldstar on January 19, 2012:

Sonny and Cher are the ones that stick out the most in my mind.

steveko on January 13, 2012:

I knew Sonny and Cher would be in here, great lens.

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