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Next stop: Motown

Sep 21, 2018 - Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

He's the songwriter behind some of Motown's biggest hits - Marvin Gaye's "How Sweet It Is," the Supremes' "Baby Love" and the Four Tops' "Standing in the Shadows of Love," to pick just three among dozens of iconic songs he helped pen.

But what Lamont Dozier really wanted to do was to write musicals.

"It's true," said Dozier, one-third of the famed Holland-Dozier-Holland songwriting team. "When I was at Motown, [label founder] Berry Gordy talked me out of going to New York [to work on...