Stubborn Kind Of Fella: Remembering Marvin Gaye [6 Music]

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Smokey Robinson looks back at Marvin Gaye's life and career.

In the week that Marvin Gaye would have turned 75, another chance to hear the excellent series, first broadcast in 2004, in which Smokey Robinson looks back at Marvin's life and career.

Part 1 of 6

Smokey Robinson recalls Marvin Gaye's arrival at Motown in the early 1960s and his refusal to sing pop because he wanted to be the black Sinatra. Marvin's stubbornness would continue throughout his career with positive and negative effects.

Part 2 of 6: It Takes Two

Tonight Smokey Robinson looks at Marvin's relationships with women, both on a personal and a professional level.

022011082520140403 (6M)

Smokey Robinson looks back at Marvin Gaye's life and career.

In the week that Marvin Gaye would have turned 75, another chance to hear the excellent series, first broadcast in 2004, in which Smokey Robinson looks back at Marvin's life and career. Tonight parts 3 and 4.

Part 3: Mercy, Mercy Me. Smokey Robinson explores Marvin Gaye's spiritual side, from his strict religious upbringing to his embrace of new age spirituality displayed in the What's Going On album.

Part 4: Let's Get It On - Smokey Robinson explores Marvin Gaye's image as a sex symbol, his two troubled marriages and his love life.

022011082520140403 (6M)

Smokey Robinson looks back at Marvin Gaye's life and career.

In the week that Marvin Gaye would have turned 75, another chance to hear the excellent series, first broadcast in 2004, in which Smokey Robinson looks back at Marvin's life and career. Tonight parts 3 and 4.

Part 3: Mercy, Mercy Me. Smokey Robinson explores Marvin Gaye's spiritual side, from his strict religious upbringing to his embrace of new age spirituality displayed in the What's Going On album.

Part 4: Let's Get It On - Smokey Robinson explores Marvin Gaye's image as a sex symbol, his two troubled marriages and his love life.

03 LAST2011082620140404 (6M)

Smokey Robinson looks back at Marvin Gaye's life and career.

In the week that Marvin Gaye would have turned 75, another chance to hear the excellent series, first broadcast in 2004, in which Smokey Robinson looks back at Marvin's life and career.

Tonight parts 5 and 6.

Part 5: Trouble Man - Smokey explores the darker side of Marvin Gaye including his drug problems.

Part 6: Got To Give It Up - Smokey explores Marvin Gaye's musical legacy and the way in which his death led to a critical re-examination of his work.

03 LAST2011082620140404 (6M)

Smokey Robinson looks back at Marvin Gaye's life and career.

In the week that Marvin Gaye would have turned 75, another chance to hear the excellent series, first broadcast in 2004, in which Smokey Robinson looks back at Marvin's life and career.

Tonight parts 5 and 6.

Part 5: Trouble Man - Smokey explores the darker side of Marvin Gaye including his drug problems.

Part 6: Got To Give It Up - Smokey explores Marvin Gaye's musical legacy and the way in which his death led to a critical re-examination of his work.