Motown at the BBC and Motown Invasion Rerun

Motown at the BBC and Motown Invasion Rerun magazine cover

Showing this weekend on BBC4 reruns of two recent BBC Motown related shows originally broadcast in 2009 to mark the 50th Motown Anniversary

23:25-00:25 Saturday Night

Motown at the BBC

With the Miracles, the Supremes, the Temptations, Stevie Wonder and the Four Tops.

00:25-01:25 Sunday Morning

Legends The Motown Invasion

Documentary about the 1965 Motown Revue UK tour and the Ready Steady Go! TV special.

Worth a watch if you havent seen before

The photo is from rehearsals for the rsg show, and is linked from this look at Dusty Springfield and the Motown Invasion by Annie J. Randall

 


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Rob Moss profile photo

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Fantastic! The 1960s personified in one photo - a wig and a bleach.

3 Before 8 profile photo

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Watch it last nignt couldn`t believe that only a few went to see them live when they first came to Britian.

Philreeves profile photo

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Re "the Ghost Tour" : Didn't Dave Godin say that he tried to dissuade Berry Gordy from going ahead because it was too early/time wasn't right?.

JOE TORQUAY profile photo

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couple of my mates from wrexham went to see them in chester, the place only had about 100 in, they let everyone sit at the front,

mind you it was on a wednesday evening, things were a lot different back then, not many people had cars and buses finished early,

last orders were 10.30. anyway they said it was a fantastic night i missed as they keep saying, they weren't such big stars back then more singing and less showbiz.

joe.

Britmusicsoulfan profile photo

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This is regionally restricted for US viewers.

Ugh.

I really wanted to watch this.

JOE TORQUAY profile photo

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have you tried the bbc i player, it might be on there,

joe.



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