Lamont Dozier has died, aged 81.
The news was broken by his son, Lamont Dozier Jr, via his Instagram account, reports The Guardian.
Dozier, of course, was one thirds of the peerless Motown song-writing partnership Holland-Dozier-Holland, who wrote hits for the Supremes, the Four Tops and the Isley Brothers, among others. Their songbook includes “Baby Love”, “Reach Out I’ll Be There”, “Where Did Our Love Go” and “Nowhere To Run”.
No cause of death has been announced.