2014-04-05 - Craig Charles, Marvin Gaye - The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show, BBC 6 Music

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30 years after Marvin Gaye was shot and killed by his father, we celebrate his musical legacy. We'll be playing listener suggestions and contemporary remixes of some of Marvin Gaye's finest work. Grammy nominated songwriter and producer Owen Parker, will be deconstructing the hit song 'What's Going On?'. And we'll be giving you a taste of the Trouble Man documentary broadcast on Radio 2 this week. It's a personal journey of Marvin Gaye's life told by his second wife Janis Gaye. At 8pm Craig gives you 30 minutes of back-to-back tunes, in The Trunk of Funk. Plus we continue the chart the History of Women in Funk & Soul. This week we shine the spotlight on Ruth Brown who had a huge impact on the 50's R&B sound.


  1. Marvin Gaye - Ain't No Mountain High Enough [Tamla Motown]
  2. Maceo Parker - Homeboy [ESC]
  3. The Spandettes - Let's Go To The Beach [Do Right!]
  4. Jimmy 'Bo' Horne - I Get Lifted [EMI]
  5. Los Charlys Orchestra - Mi Barrio (Jimi Needles Remix) [Imagenes]
  6. Nicola Conte - Free Souls [Schema]
  7. Mr. Konfuse - Sabu's Delight [Novo Gain]
  8. Marvin Gaye - You're All I Need To Get By [Global Television]
  9. Thelma Jones - The House That Jack Built [Kent Soul]
  10. Euro Cinema - Going Up [Painted Dog]
  11. Blue Mode - Fast Discharge [P-Vine]
Celebrating Marvin Gaye
  1. Marvin Gaye - What's Going On? [Tamla Motown]
  1. Alice Russell - Breakdown [Tru Thoughts]
  2. Last Mango In Paris - Let It Be Me [EDR]
  3. Rita Lovely & The Soultwisters - Love Is Alright [Jupiter]
  4. Buffalo Brothers - Space Odyssey (Live PA) [White]
  5. Gil Scott-Heron - Inner City Blues [Arista]
Choir Practise
  1. Rance Allen - Time For Play [Gospel Truth]
Spinage Au Trois
  1. Rick James - You & I [Motown]
  2. Herbie Hancock - Fat Mama [Warner Brothers]
  3. Bar Keys - Soul Finger [Rhino]
  1. Marvin Gaye - Inner City Blues [Motown]
  2. Mavis Staples - Security [Volt]
  3. King Curtis - Get Ready [ATCO]
  4. Smoove & Turrell - I Just Want More [Jalapeno]
  5. Wellborn - We Gonna Do It [Betino's]
Celebration Of Marvin Gaye Part 2
  1. Marvin Gaye - Stubborn Kind Of Fellow [Motown]
  1. The Moments - Nine Times [All Platinum]
Trunk Of Funk
  1. Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up Part 1 [Tamla Motown]
  2. Johnnie Taylor - Disco Lady [CBS]
  3. Shaun Escoffery - I Heard It Through The Grapevine [Oyster]
  4. Marvin Gaye - Trouble Man (Live In Montreux In 1980) [Motown]
  5. Marvin Gaye - That's The Way Love Is [Motown]
  6. Marvin Gaye - Can I Get A Witness? [Tamla]
  7. Marvin Gaye - It Takes Two [Telstar]
  8. Marvin Gaye - How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) [Motown]
  1. The Incredibles - There's Nothing Else To Say [Outta Sight]
History Of Women In Funk & Soul - Ruth Brown
  1. Ruth Brown - So Long [Atlantic ?]
  2. Ruth Brown - (Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean [Atlantic]
  3. Ruth Brown - Hello Little Boy [Atlantic]
  1. James Brown - Say It Loud (I'm Black And I'm Proud) [Universe]
  2. Roy Ellis With Thee Hurricanes - Can You Feel It? [Liquidator]
  3. Harvey & The Moonglows - Mama Loochie [Chess]
  4. Dean Frazier - Dick Tracey [Island Jamaica Jazz]

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