Motown legend Lamont Dozier has died at the age of 81, his family said.
The Michigan singer-songwriter has had a string of hits, including the Supremes’ 1964 track Baby Love.
The producer, who was part of the trio Holland Dodger Holland along with Brian and Eddie Holland, died on August 9, but the cause of death has not been revealed. jazz fm report.
Dozier has also worked with groups such as Martha and the Vandellas and The Four Tops.
Dozens of tributes were received from across the music industry.
Grammy-nominated producer Brandon Williams said:
“The great Lamont Dozier. I will never forget meeting and working with him in 2006 with Holland Brothers.
“Thank you for what you have done for me and for the world at large. You have definitely made this place better.”
Radio host Justin Deeley said:
Also on Colorful Radio, Lorraine King said:
Dozier is also a singer, whose hit “Trying to Hold on to My Woman” reached number four on the R&B charts in 1974.
Dozier and the Hollands were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990.
Lamont Dozier dies at 81 – Motown legend behind The Supremes and The Four Tops dies
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