THE MOTOWN STORY: THE FIRST 25 YEARS (1983)

NARRATED BY SMOKEY ROBINSON AND LIONEL RICHIE

HOUR #1

INTERVIEW: BERRY GORDY
LONELY TEARDROPS – JACKIE WILSON
INTERVIEW: BERRY GORDY
BAD GIRL – THE MIRACLES
INTERVIEW: BARRETT STRONG
MONEY – BARRETT STRONG
SHOP AROUND – THE MIRACLES
INTERVIEW: MARY WELLS
BYE BYE BABY – MARY WELLS
PLEASE MR. POSTMAN – THE MARVELETTES
INTERVIEW: JOE BILLINGSLEY
DO YOU LOVE ME – THE CONTOURS
INTERVIEW: MARVIN GAYE
STUBBORN KIND OF FELLOW – MARVIN GAYE
INTERVIEW: MARY WELLS
TWO LOVERS – MARY WELLS
YOU REALLY GOT A HOLD ON ME – THE MIRACLES
INTERVIEW: STEVIE WONDER
FINGERTIPS – STEVIE WONDER
INTERVIEW: MARTHA REEVES
COME GET THESE MEMORIES - MARTHA & THE VANDELLAS
INTERVIEW: MARVIN GAYE
CAN I GET A WITNESS – MARVIN GAYE
INTERVIEW: OTRIS WILLIAMS
THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO – THE TEMPTATIONS
INTERVIEW” MARY WELLS
MY GUY – MARY WELLS
EVERY LITTLE BIT HURTS – BRENDA HOLLOWAY
INTERVIEW: MARY WILSON
WHERE DID YOUR LOVE GO – THE SUPREMES

HOUR #2
INTERVIEW: LEVI STUBBS
BABY I NEED YOUR LOVING – THE FOUR TOPS
INTERVIEW: MARTHA REEVES
DANCING IN THE STREET – MARTHA & THE VANDELLAS
INTERVIEW: MARVIN GAYE
HOW SWEET IT IS (TO BE LOVED BY YOU) – MARVIN GAYE
INTERVIEW: OTIS WILLIAMS
MY GIRL – THE TEMPTATIONS
SHOTGUN – JR. WALKER & THE ALL-STARS
STOP! IN THE NAME OF LOVE – THE SUPREMES
NOWHERE TO RUN – MARTHA & THE VANDELLAS
INTERVIEW: LEVI STUBBS
I CAN’T HELP MYSELF – THE FOUR TOPS
INTERVIEW: MARVIN GAYE
I’LL BE DOGGONE – MARVIN GAYE
THE TRACKS OF MY TEARS – THE MIRACLES
INTERVIEW: MARY WELLS
I HEAR A SYMPHONY – THE SUPREMES
INTERVIEW: STEVIE WONDER
UPTIGHT – STEVIE WONDER
THIS OLD HEART OF MINE – THE ISLEY BROTHERS
INTERVIEW: OTIS WILLIAMS
BEAUTY’S ONLY SKIN DEEP – THE TEMPTATIONS
INTERVIEW: JIMMY RUFFIN
WHAT BECOMES OF THE BROKEN-HEARTED – JIMMY RUFFIN
INTERVIEW: MARY WILSON
YOU CAN’T HURRY LOVE – THE SUPREMES

HOUR #3
INTERVIEW: LEVI STUBBS
REACH OUT, I’LL BE THERE – THE FOUR TOPS
INTERVIEW: MARTHA REEVES
JIMMY MACK - MARTHA & THE VANDELLAS
INTERVIEW: STEVIE WONDER
I WAS MADE TO LOVE HER – STEVIE WONDER
INTERVIEW: MARY WILSON
REFLECTIONS - THE SUPREMES
INTERVIEW: GLADYS KNIGHT
I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE – GLADYS KNIGHT & THE PIPS
I SECOND THAT EMOTION – THE MIRACLES
INTERVIEW: OTIS WILLIAMS
I WISH IT WOULD RAIN – THE TEMPTATIONS
INTERVIEW: MARVIN GAYE
YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY - MARVIN GAYE & TAMMI TERRELL
INTERVIEW: MARY WILSON
LOVE CHILD – THE SUPREMES
INTERVIEW: OTIS WILLIAMS
CLOUD NINE - THE TEMPTATIONS
INTERVIEW: MARVIN GAYE
I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAVEVINE - MARVIN GAYE
INTERVIEW: MARVIN GAYE
INTERVIEW: MARY WILSON
I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME - THE SUPREMES AND THE TEMPTATIONS
FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE – STEVIE WONDER
BABY BABY DON’T CRY – THE MIRACLES
MY WHOLE WORLD ENDED (THE MOMENT YOU LEFT ME) – DAVID RUFFIN
INTERVIEW: JR. WALKER
WHAT DOES IT TAKE (TO WIN YOUR LOVE) – JR. WALKER & THE ALL-STARS

HOUR #4
INTERVIEW: FREDDIE GORMAN
BABY I’M FOR REAL - THE ORIGINALS
INTERVIEW: MARY WILSON
SOME DAY WE’LL BE TOGETHER – DIANA ROSS & THE SUPREMES
INTERVIEW: GERMAINE JACKSON
I WANT YOU BACK – THE JACKSON FIVE
INTERVIEW: MARY WILSON
UP THE LADDER TO THE ROOF – THE SUPREMES
INTERVIEW: STEVIE WONDER
SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED (I’M YOURS) – STEVIE WONDER
IT’S A SHAME – THE SPINNERS
INTERVIEW: EDWIN STARR
WAR - EDWIN STARR
INTERVIEW: EDWIN STARR
AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH - DIANA ROSS
INTERVIEW: MARY WILSON
RIVER DEEP, MOUNTAIN HIGH - THE SUPREMES AND THE FOUR TOPS
INTERVIEW: GERMAINE JACKSON
I’LL BE THERE – THE JACKSON FIVE
THE TEARS OF A CLOWN – SMOKET ROBINSON & THE MIRACLES
WHAT’S GOING ON – MARVIN GAYE
BEN – MICHAEL JACKSON
JUST MY IMAGINATION (RUNNING AWAY WITH ME) – THE TEMPTATIONS

HOUR #5
INTERVIEW: STEVIE WONDER
YOU ARE THE SUNSHINE OF MY LIFE – STEVIE WONDER
PAPA WAS A ROLLING STONE – THE TEMPTATIONS
NEITHER ONE OF US – GLADYS KNIGHT & THE PIPS
LET’S GET IT ON – MARVIN GAYE
YOU’RE A SPECIAL PART OF ME – DIANA ROSS & MARVIN GAYE
KEEP ON TRUCKIN’ – EDDIE KENDRICKS
INTERVIEW: GERMAINE JACKSON
DANCING MACHINE - THE JACKSON FIVE
INTERVIEW: LIONEL RICHIE
MACHINE GUN – THE COMMODORES
BABY THAT’S BACKATCHA - SMOKEY ROBINSON
WALK AWAY FROM LOVE – DAVID RUFFIN
THEME FROM “MAHOGANY” – DIANA ROSS
LOVE MACHINE – THE MIRACLES
INTERVIEW: LIONEL RICHIE
SWEET LOVE – THE COMMODORES
INTERVIEW: LIONEL RICHIE
DON’T LEAVEME THIS WAY – THELMA HOUSTON

HOUR #6
INTERVIEW: STEVIE WONDER
SIR DUKE – STEVIE WONDER
GOT TO GIVE IT UP – MARVIN GAYE
YOU CAN’T TURN ME OFF - HIGH INERGY
INTERVIEW: LIONEL RICHIE
THREE TIMES A LADY – THE COMMODORES
INTERVIEW: RICK JAMES
YOU AND I – RICK JAMES
HEAVEN MUST HAVE SENT YOU – BONNIE POINTER
CRUSIN’ – SMOKEY ROBINSON
INTERVIEW: JERMAINE JACKSON
LET’S GET SERIOUS – JERMAINE JACKSON
I NEED YOUR LOVING - TEENA MARIE
INTERVIEW: DIANA ROSS
UPSIDE DOWN – DIANA ROSS
INTERVIEW: SYREETA
WITH YOU I’M BORN AGAIN – BILLY PRESTON & SYREETA
MASTER BLASTER - STEVIE WONDER
BEING WITH YOU – SMOKEY ROBINSON

HOUR #7
ENDLESS LOVE – LIONEL RICHIE AND DIANA ROSS
SUPERFREAK – RICK JAMES
THAT GIRL – STEVIE WONDER
INTERVIEW: CHARLENE
I’VE NEVER BEEN TO ME – CHARLENE
INTERVIEW: RICK JAMES
STANDING ON THE TOP – THE TEMPTATIONS FEATURING RICK JAMES
INTERVIEW:
LET IT WHIP - THE DAZZ BAND
INTERVIEW: JERMAINE JACKSON
LET ME TICKLE YOUR FANCY – JERMAINE JACKSON
TRULY – LIONEL RICHIE
I’VE MADE LOVE TO YOU A THOUSAND TIMES - SMOKEY ROBINSON
I LIKE IT – DEBARGE
THE ONLY ONE – LIONEL RICHIE

Hours 1-6 is hosted by Smokey Robinson. Lionel Richie hosts hour 7.

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