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Encyclopedia > Brian Holland

Brian Holland, his brother Edward Holland, Jr., and Lamont Dozier formed the songwriting team Holland_Dozier_Holland that was responsible for much of the Motown sound that dominated American popular music in the 1960s.


The trio wrote songs, and helped on record production, for a number of stars who recorded with Motown Records, including Heat Wave for Martha and the Vandellas, How Sweet It Is (To be Loved by You) for Marvin Gaye, and many hits for The Four Tops and The Supremes.


In all, they were responsible for 25 top-10 hit singles.






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Brian Holland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (106 words)
Brian Holland (born February 15, 1941 in Detroit, Michigan) is an African American songwriter and record producer, best known as a member of Holland-Dozier-Holland.
That songwriting and production team that was responsible for much of the Motown sound and numerous hit records by artists such as Martha and the Vandellas, The Supremes, The Four Tops, and The Isley Brothers.
Holland, along with Lamont Dozier, served as the team's musical arranger and producer.
Holland-Dozier-Holland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (454 words)
Holland-Dozier-Holland was a songwriting and production team consisting of Lamont Dozier and brothers Brian Holland and Edward Holland, Jr.
The three wrote and produced for a number of stars who recorded with Motown Records, including "(Love is Like a) Heat Wave" for Martha and the Vandellas, "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)" for Marvin Gaye, and many hits for The Four Tops and The Supremes.
Lamont Dozier and Brian Holland served as the composers/producers, while Edward Holland was the lyricist and vocal arranger.
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