Soul Man is an American sitcom that aired on ABC in 1997 that lasted two seasons and starred Dan Aykroyd. The series premiered on April 15, 1997, and was picked up for a second season of 22 episodes after only three episodes aired for the first season. Despite ranking 29th in its 2nd season, it ended on May 26, 1998, with 25 episodes produced in total. The theme song was "Soul Man" written by Isaac Hayes and David Porter. Aykroyd performed a cover version of this song with The Blues Brothers.