Holland-Dozier-Holland is one of the most accomplished songwriting teams in the history of popular music. Their credits include Top Ten Hits: “Stop In The Name Of Love,” “Baby Love,” “Where Did Our Love Go,” “You Can’t Hurry Love,” “You Just Keep Me Hanging On,” “Nowhere To Run,” “Love Is Like A Heat Wave,” “Baby I Need Your Loving,” “I Can’t Help Myself,” “Sugar Pie,” “Reach Out I’ll Be There,” “How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You,” and “Can I Get A Witness.” Holland-Dozier-Holland’s music has had over 100 million airplays. The world will agree that Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Eddie Holland were an integral part of Berry Gordy’s Motown.
Holland-Dozier-Holland’s rendering of “Come and Get These Memories” by Martha and The Vandellas, heralded their crossover from the R&B charts onto Pop Music’s broad landscape. The coming together of these three talents and the rise of their songs to the top of the charts paralleled the rise of Motown Records as a music powerhouse that crossed economical lines and bridged cultural barriers. The Holland-Dozier-Holland configuration has composed over 400 songs, 130 of which have scored on the Pop Charts, over 70 were Top Ten Hits and more than 40 reached the number one chart position.