Sunday, 16 October 2016

Stubborn Kind Of Fella: Remembering Marvin Gaye - 1. Episode 1

BBC Radio 6 Music broadcast: 30th August 2016

Smokey Robinson looks back at Marvin Gaye's arrival at Motown in the early 1960s and recalls how he refused to sing pop because he wanted to be the black Sinatra. Marvin's stubbornness would continue throughout his career with positive and negative effects.

Marvin Gaye - Poor Abbey Walsh [Motown]
Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston - It Takes Two [Spectrum]
Marvin Gaye - Main Theme From Trouble Man [Motown]
The Funk Brothers - You Keep Me Hangin' On [Motown]
Marvin Gaye - Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide [Tamla Motown]
Marvin Gaye - One For My Baby (And One More For The Road) [Motown]
Marvin Gaye - Ain't That Peculiar [Tamla Motown]
Marvin Gaye - How Sweet It Is [Telstar]
Marvin Gaye - Heard It Through The Grapevine [Universal]
Marvin Gaye - Stubborn Kind Of Fellow [Universal]
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas - Dancing In The Street [Columbia]
Marvin Gaye - You're A Wonderful One [Motown]
Marvin Gaye And Mary Wells - Once Upon A Time [Motown]

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