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Fri 4 Oct 2013 22:00 BBC Radio 2

Duration:
1 hour, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 04 October 2013

Paul Gambaccini talks to one of his favourite interviewees - writer, producer, singer and former Vice-President of Motown, William 'Smokey' Robinson. Their conversation covers many topics, including the formation of The Miracles, writing and producing hits with Mary Wells, The Temptations and The Marvelettes and the stories behind classic Smokey songs including 'Shop Around', 'My Girl', 'Ooo Baby Baby', 'The Tracks Of My Tears', 'Get Ready', 'The Tears Of A Clown' and 'Being With You'.

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