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Motown: Big Hits And More (My Music)

Airs Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: The Four Tops return with classic 60s hits on "Motown: Big Hits And More" (My Music).

Courtesy of TJL Productions

Legendary Motown singer Martha Reeves sings her 1960s hits (with Martha & the Vandellas) “Dancing in the Street” and “Heat Wave.”

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Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, seen in vintage performance footage in "Motown: Big Hits And More" (My Music).

Credit: Courtesy of My Music

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This program of original Motown classics from 1958 to 1968 features many first-time extended stereo mixes of Motown’s biggest hits, B-sides, album cuts and radio classics from The Temptations, The Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, The Supremes, The Miracles, Martha & the Vandellas and more.

The MY MUSIC team spent the last year in the Motown vaults assembling this special, which features the biggest and best moments from past PBS Motown specials, enhanced and extended with additional footage and archival gems.

Performances in this program include: "Heatwave" - Martha Reeves; "Nowhere To Run" - Martha & the Vandellas; "Do You Love Me" - The Contours; Dennis Edwards Temptations Review (Temptations Medley) "Get Ready," "The Way You Do the Things You Do"; "Bernadette," "It’s the Same Old Song," "I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)," "Baby I Need Your Loving," "Standing in the Shadows of Love" – The Four Tops; "Ooh Baby Baby," "Mickey’s Monkey," "Tracks of My Tears" – Smokey Robinson & the Miracles; "Going to a Go-Go," "Tears of a Clown" – The Miracles; "Stop! In the Name of Love, "You Can’t Hurry Love" and "Back in My Arms Again" – Diana Ross & The Supremes.

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Above: This program of original Motown classics from 1958 to 1968 features many first-time extended stereo mixes of Motown’s biggest hits, B-sides, album cuts and radio classics from the Temptations, the Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, the Supremes, the Miracles, Martha & the Vandellas and more!

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