The Artists And Music That Started It All MP3/Flac

The Motown Story: The First Twenty-Five Years.

Narrated by Smokey Robinson, except for Disc 7, which is narrated by Lionel Richie. The Artists And Music That Started It All aired as a six-hour radio show telling the Motown story, narrated by Smokey Robinson and featuring comments from and previously unreleased interviews with Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, The Supremes, Four Tops, Gladys Knight and more! Not commercially available, although discs 1-5 were issued concurrently as the commercial box set The Motown Story: The First Twenty-Five Years.

Disc 1
The Roots Of Motown - Narration/Lonely Teardrops - Jackie Wilson/Bad Girl - Miracles/Money - Barrett Strong/Shop Around - Miracles/Signoff by Smokey Robinson - Narration/Bye Bye Baby - Mary WellsSmokey Robinson Intro - Narration/Following Mary Wells - Narration/Please Mr. Postman - Marvelettes/Do You Love Me? - Contours/Stubborn Kind of Fellow - Marvin Gaye/Two Lovers - Mary Wells//Smokey Robinson Intro - Narration/You Really Got A Hold On Me - Miracles/Fingertips - Stevie Wonder/Come Get These Memories - Martha & Vandellas/Can I Get A Witness - Marvin GayeSmokey Robinson Intro - Narration/The Way You Do the Things You Do/My Guy - Mary Wells/Every Little Bit Hurts - Brenda Holloway/Where Did Our Love Go - Supremes;

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Disc 2
Smokey Robinson Intro - Narration/Baby I Need Your Loving - Four Tops/Dancing In The Street - Martha & Vandellas/How Sweet It Is - Marvin Gaye/My Girl - TemptationsSmokey Robinson Intro - Narration/Shotgun - Jr. Walker/Stop! In The Name of Love - Supremes/Nowhere To Run - Martha & Vandellas/I Can't Help Myself - Four Tops//Smokey Robinson Intro - Narration/I'll Be Doggone - Marvin Gaye/Tracks Of My Tears - Miracles/I Hear A Symphony - Supremes/Uptight - Stevie WonderSmokey Robinson Intro - Narration/This Old Heart Of Mine - Isley Brothers/Beauty's Only Skin Deep - Temptations/What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted - Jimmy Ruffin/You Can't Hurry Love - Supremes;

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Disc 3
Smokey Robinson Intro - Narration/Reach Out I'll Be There - Four Tops/Jimmy Mack - Martha & Vandellas/I Was Made To Love Her - Stevie Wonder/Reflections - SupremesSmokey Robinson Intro - Narration/I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Gladys Knight & Pips/I Second That Emotion - Miracles/I Wish It Would Rain - Temptations/You're All I Need To Get By - Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell//Smokey Robinson Intro - Narration/Love Child - Supremes/Cloud Nine - Temptations/I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye/I'm Gonna Make You Love Me - Diana Ross & Supremes & TemptationsSmokey Robinson Intro - Narration/For Once In My Life - Stevie Wonder/Baby Baby Don't Cry - Miracles/My Whole World Ended - David Ruffin/What Does It Take To Win Your Love - Jr. Walker;

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Disc 4
Smokey Robinson Intro - Narration/Baby I'm For Real - Originals/Someday We'll Be Together - Diana Ross & Supremes/I Want You Back - Jackson 5Smokey Robinson Intro - Narration/Up The Ladder To The Roof - Supremes/Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder/It's A Shame - Spinners/War - Edwin Starr//Smokey Robinson Intro - Narration/Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Diana Ross/River Deep Mountain High - Supremes & Four Tops/I'll Be There - Jackson 5Smokey Robinson Intro - Narration/Tears Of A Clown - Smokey Robinson & Miracles/What's Going On - Marvin Gaye/Ben - Jackson 5/Just My Imagination - Temptations;

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Disc 5
Smokey Robinson Intro - Narration/You Are The Sunshine Of My Life - Stevie Wonder/Papa Was A Rolling Stone - Temptations/Neither One Of Us - Gladys Knight & PipsSmokey Robinson Intro - Narration/Let's Get It On - Marvin Gaye/You're A Special Part Of Me - Marvin Gaye & Diana Ross/Keep On Truckin' - Eddie Kendricks/Dancing Machine - Jackson 5//Smokey Robinson Intro - Narration/Machine Gun - Commodores/Baby That's Backatcha - Smokey Robinson/Walk Away From Love - David RuffinSmokey Robinson Intro - Narration/Theme From Mahogany - Diana Ross/Love Machine - Miracles/Sweet Love - Commodores/Don't Leave Me This Way - Thelma Houston;

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Disc 6
Smokey Robinson Intro - Narration/Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder/Got To Give It Up - Marvin Gaye/You Can't Turn Me Off - High InergySmokey Robinson Intro - Narration/Three Times A Lady - Commodores/You And I - Rick James/Heaven Must Have Sent You - Bonnie Pointer/Cruisin' - Smokey Robinson//Smokey Robinson Intro - Narration/Let's Get Serious - Jermaine Jackson/I Need Your Lovin' - Teena Marie/Upside Down - Diana RossA New Motown - Narration/With You I'm Born Again - Billy Preston & Syreeta/Master Blaster - Stevie Wonder/Being With You - Smokey Robinson/Music Fade

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Disc 7
The Commodores First... - Narration/Lady (You Bring Me Up) - Commodores/Endless Love - Diana Ross & Lionel Richie/Super Freak - Rick James/More In A Moment... - NarrationNew Material From... - Narration/That Girl - Stevie Wonder/I've Never Been To Me - Charlene/Standing On The Top - Temptations featuring Rick James/Back In A Moment... - Narration//An Exciting New Band... - Narration/Let It Whip - Dazz Band/Let Me Tickle Your Fancy - Jermaine Jackson/Truly - Lionel Richie/Music Fade...Smokey Robinson's Hit... - Narration/I've Made Love To You A Thousand Times - Smokey Robinson/I Like It - Debarge/Are You - Lionel Richie/I'm Lionel Richie... – Narration Lionel Richie

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