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Discovering Motown No.42

Discovering Motown No.42

Playing tracks by

Marvin Gaye, Kim Weston, Gladys Knight & the Pips, The Velvelettes, Martha & the Vandellas and more.

Chart positions

This show was 1st in the global oldies chart, 3rd in the global northern soul chart, 3rd in the global old school chart and 15th in the global soul chart.

Motown historian Steve Devereux returns with more hand-picked hits and rarities from the world's greatest record label.

First broadcast on Radio Cardiff 98.7FM, August 2014


Discovering Motown

Thanks Shy, I appreciate it :)


What disc did the Jimmy Ruffin track come from? I don't think I've heard that mix before.

Discovering Motown

Hi RHM. It's from The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 5 - the station playout software has a glitch where it sometimes does a tiny quarter-second skip at the start of a track which can occasionally sound like an extra drumbeat or handclap.

Beverley Stone

I absolutely love, love your pod casts. I'm a fellow Brit living in the USA & eagerly await your podcasts every further educate me on the best music ever " Motown "....I thought I knew all the Motown wrong was I

Discovering Motown

Thanks so much Beverley, I really appreciate it! This one was a bit shambolic at the start because of all the studio problems, but as long as people are enjoying the music, I'm happy! There's a lot more to come yet... :)

Discovering Motown

So, SO many technical problems this time