What is the greatest duet of all time?

What is the greatest duet of all time?

Readers’ Poll: The 10 Greatest Duets of All Time

  1. Queen and David Bowie, “Under Pressure”
  2. Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty, “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around”
  3. Stevie Nicks and Don Henley, “Leather and Lace”
  4. Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush, “Don’t Give Up”
  5. Elton John and Kiki Dee, “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart”

What is a love duet?

The love duet was characterized by singing in close harmonies of 3rds and 6ths, symbolizing unity after conflict.

Why is the duet song so popular?

Drawing from elements of folk, rock, and pop, the duet became the couple’s signature hit, as well as a defining song of the era. Decades later, the song remains a staple in popular culture ( Groundhog Day, anyone?), and is considered to be among one of the greatest duets in history.

What are some of the best rock duets of all time?

“Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” could have been one of rock history’s stickiest duets, with Elton making a career move into disco and longtime session singer Kiki Dee (hardly his equal, at least from a charisma standpoint) just sort of enjoying the moment.

Are duets suitable for oldies?

Robert Fontenot Jr. is an entertainment critic and journalist focusing on classic rock and roll and published nationally for more than 25 years. Duets have always been perfectly suited to oldies music and love songs, mainly because rock and roll began as a combination of popular styles.

What are some of Marvin Gaye’s duets?

Another romantic duet for Marvin Gaye, “It Takes Two” featured Kim Weston in this poppy ode to love. Due to Gaye’s chemistry with absolutely everyone, he remains famous for his duets, though the ones he made with Kim Weston, Mary Wells, and Diana Ross usually pale when placed next to his glorious Tammi Terrell singles.