Lamont Dozier, the prolific songwriter and producer
who was essential to the success of Motown Data as
one-third of the Holland-Dozier-Holland staff, died
on Monday at his residence close to Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 81.
Robin Terry, the chairwoman and chief govt of
the Motown Museum in Detroit, confirmed the dying
however didn't specify a trigger.
In collaboration with the brothers Brian and Eddie
Holland, Mr. Dozier wrote songs for dozens of musical
acts, however the trio labored most frequently with
Martha and the Vandellas (“Warmth Wave,” “Jimmy Mack”),
the 4 Tops (“Bernadette,” “I Can’t Assist Myself”) and