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Holland-Dozier-Holland

They Write the Songs, Series 2 Episode 10 of 10

Duration:
57 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 07 March 2013

The writing team who formed the Motown sound, Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Eddie Holland are considered to be one of the greatest in pop music. Not only did they produce countless hit records for the likes of The Supremes and The Marvelettes, but their work also marks the emergence of 'the track' as being the dominant influence in songwriting and record production - even over lyric or melody writing. In this, the last of the series, Barry Manilow celebrates their contribution and reflects on the development of songwriting over eighty years ...

Music Played

15 items
  • Image for Four Tops

    Four Tops It's The Same Old Song

    The Ultimate Collection, MOTOWN, 530-825-2

  • Image for Martha Reeves and The Vandellas

    Martha Reeves and The Vandellas (Love Is Like A) Heatwave

    The Ultimate Collection, MOTOWN, 530 858-2

  • Image for The Supremes

    The Supremes You Can't Hurry Love

    The Ultimate Collection, MOTOWN, 530-827-2

  • Image for The Supremes

    The Supremes You Can't Hurry Love

    The Ultimate Collection, MOTOWN, 530-827-2

  • Image for Martha Reeves and The Vandellas

    Martha Reeves and The Vandellas Dancing In The Street

    Motown: The Ultimate Hits Collection, MOTOWN, 530-465-2

  • Image for The Supremes

    The Supremes Where Did Our Love Go

    The Ultimate Collection, MOTOWN, 530-827-2

  • Image for Diana Ross & The Supremes

    Diana Ross & The Supremes Baby Love

    Motown: The Ultimate Hits Collection, MOTOWN, 530-465-2

  • Image for Lady Flash

    Lady Flash Nowhere To Run

  • Image for James Taylor

    James Taylor How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)

    James Taylor Greatest Hits, WARNER, 7599-27336 2

  • Image for Diana Ross & The Supremes

    Diana Ross & The Supremes I Hear A Symphony

    The Ultimate Collection, MOTOWN, 530-827-2

  • Image for Four Tops

    Four Tops Reach Out I'll Be There

    Ultimate Collection, MOTOWN, 530 825-2

  • Image for Four Tops

    Four Tops I Can't Help Myself

    Motown Forever, MOTOWN, 530 849-2

  • Image for Lulu

    Lulu Baby I Need Your Loving

    A Little Soul In Your Heart, Universal Music, Universal-1

  • Image for The Supremes

    The Supremes You Keep Me Hanging On

    40 Motown Hits, POLYGRAM TV, 530-9632

  • Image for Rod Stewart

    Rod Stewart This Old Heart Of Mine

    Atlantic Crossing, WARNER, 256-151

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