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Lamont Dozier


To hit-churning Motown songwriting legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Lamont Dozier, it’s still all about the hooks. “If you don’t have (the listener hooked) in eight bars, you can go home,” said Dozier, citing the philosophy of Motown founder Berry Gordy. “That was the idea, to come up with something catchy — ear candy.” …

Lacey Kanipe // Contributing writer Lamont Dozier, dubbed the #1 songwriter in America, will receive an honor from the Center for Popular Music this Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Keathley University Center Theater. The event is free and open to the public. Dozier is part of the renowned songwriting team Holland-Dozier-Holland and has written …