The current BBC Radio 2 schedule throws up a handful of motown radio shows over the upcoming weekend, billed as a Motown weekend to mark the 60th Birthday of Motown Records.
Lined up are 9 radio shows including a top 100 countdown from Craig Charles and Trevor Nelson, a Richard Searling Motown Northern Soul show, a Ken Bruce Motown cover version show and more. The current list of the BBC Radio 2 motown weekend shows follows below...
Saturday 03:00 am
The King Of Motown - Berry Gordy
Marshall Chess tells the story of Berry Gordon Jr. and the Motown "family".
Saturday Night 21:00
Motown At The BBC - Part 1
Tony Blackburn presents the first of two shows celebrating Motown at the BBC.
Motown On The Mersey
Another chance to hear Craig Charles celebrate the heyday of Liverpool's Mardi Gras club.
Motown At The BBC - Part 2
Tony Blackburn presents the second of two shows celebrating Motown at the BBC.
Motown Top 100 Countdown with Craig Charles - Part 1
Craig Charles starts Top 100 Countdown to celebrate Motown's 60th year
Motown Top 100 Countdown with Trevor Nelson - Part 2
Trevor Nelson continues the Top 100 Countdown to celebrate Motown's 60th year.
Motown Covered with Ken Bruce
Motown cover versions at the Radio 2 Piano and favourite choices presented by Ken Bruce.
Motown Loves Northern Soul
Richard Searling highlights the foundations of Northern Soul and connections with Motown.
Can't Slow Down: Johnnie Walker Meets Lionel Richie
Johnnie Walker interviews Lionel Richie in the BBC's Maida Vale studios.
More information on the shows can be had via the BBC Radio 2 website Motown Weekend pages...