Lamont Dozier, Motown Songwriter, Dies at Age 81
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Eddie Holland, Stevie Wonder, Lamont Dozier, Berry Gordy, Mary Wilson and Brian Holland attend The Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony honoring Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier And Eddie Holland at Hollywood Walk Of Fame on February 13, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Vincent Sandoval/WireImage)

Motown legend Lamont Dozier has passed away. He was 81 years old. His son confirmed his passing. The cause of death is not known at this time. He along with Brian and Eddie Holland wrote over 200 songs during their career. They were known collectively asĀ Holland-Dozier-Holland They wrote for The Four Tops, the Supremes, the Isley Brothers creating what became known as ‘the Motown Sound. The writing trio was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1990.