Lamont Dozier Motown writer of Supremes, Four Tops American singer, songwriter, and record producer , dies at the age of 81
Lamont Dozier who was instrumental in helping create and write songs such as "You Can't Hurry Love," "Heat Wave" and numerous other hits, and made Motown an important record label in the 1960s
The "devoted father and legendary songwriter, producer and recording artist, died peacefully in his home," We love him dearly and will miss him always," Dozier's family members said
"He was preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Barbara Ullman Dozier and is survived by his children and two grandchildren
Dozier was born in 1941 and grew up at Detroit, Dozier became a Motown Records songwriter alongside brothers Brian and Eddie Holland.
The polish of the Holland-Dozier-Holland songwriting trio was ideally suited for Motown's signature act, Diana Ross and the Supremes, for whom they wrote 10 No
The Motown musician also talked about his ability to get women's feelings in a period of large amount of sexism inside the industry of music.
"Women bought the records, to put it bluntly," Dozier stated in addition to, "They wanted music that talked about their feelings, but also ... women raised me."
His Spouse(s was ): Elizabeth Ann Dozier (1959–1968); Barbara Ullman Dozier (1980–present) he was perfect a husband
His Songs - Trying to Hold on to My Woman Out Here on My Own · 1973 Why Can’t We Be LoversInvictus Club Classics · 1999📷 Fish Ain't Bitin' Out Here on My own - 1973