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Holland, Dozier and Holland: Motown's Writers

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Holland, Dozier and Holland: Motown's Writers

Holland, Dozier and Holland: Motown's Writers

Holland, Dozier and Holland: Motown's Writers

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Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Edward Holland wrote many early Motown hits, and helped turn the company into a powerhouse. Their songs include "You Can't Hurry Love," "Reach Out I'll Be There," "Baby, I Need Your Loving," "Heat Wave," and "Stop! In the Name of Love." Diana Ross & The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, the Four Tops and Martha Reeves & The Vandellas recorded their songs. In 1990 they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They have a new 3-CD box set called Heaven Must Have Sent You... the Holland/Dozier/Holland Story on Hip-O Records. This interview originally aired on May. 12, 2003.