Tag: Lamont Dozier

The 8th Day

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The 8th Day, “She’s Not Just Another Woman”

After nine years and well over 400 columns, I’ve decided to change Soul Serenade from a weekly to an occasional column. Obviously,...

Chairmen of the Board

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Chairmen of the Board, “Give Me Just a Little More Time”

The Chairmen of the Board teamed up with Motown legends Holland-Dozier-Holland to create a Beach Music classic...

100 PROOF Aged in Soul

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: 100 PROOF Aged in Soul, “Somebody’s Been Sleeping”

When Holland-Dozier-Holland left Motown in 1968 the team needed new hitmakers. They found them in 100 PROOF....

Johnny Bristol

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Soul Serenade: Johnny Bristol, “Hang On In There Baby”

Johnny Bristol had already had an amazing career when he scored his biggest hit...

Lamont Dozier

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Soul Serenade: Lamont Dozier, “Fish Ain’t Bitin'”

Best known as a songwriter/producer, Lamont Dozier also had hits on his own...

Soul Serenade - Garland Green

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Soul Serenade: Garland Green, “Jealous Kind Of Fella”

Remembering a forgotten soul classic from '69...

Soul Serenade- Honey Cone

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Soul Serenade: Honey Cone, “Girls, It Ain’t Easy”

Honey Cone burned brightly but briefly...

Alison Moyet

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Alison Moyet, “Invisible”

One of the great songs of the '80s has a classic pedigree...

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Soul Serenade: Freda Payne, “Band Of Gold”

Holland-Dozier-Holland left Motown in 1967 and started their own label. One of their best signings was singer Freda Payne....

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Soul Serenade: The Marvelettes, “Playboy”

The Marvelettes were Motown's first successful female group, and they scored the company's first number one pop hit. In all they scored 21...

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Soul Serenade: Eddie Holland, “Leaving Here”

Eddie Holland had moderate success as a recording artist, but his greatest contribution came as a member of one of the leading songwriting...