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Holland-Dozier-Holland To Be Inducted Into Hollywood’s Rockwalk In Los Angeles On Monday, May 12

Posted in News on May 8, 2003
LOS ANGELES - May 9, 2003 - BMI's Pop ICON Award recipients Holland-Dozier-Holland will be inducted into the Hollywood's RockWalk on Monday, May 12 at noon at the Guitar Center in Los Angeles. The Guitar Center is located at 7425 Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood, CA. The event is free and open to the public.

 

Holland-Dozier-Holland, long revered as the architects of the Motown Sound, wrote such timeless classics as "You Can't Hurry Love," "Reach Out I'll Be There," "How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You," "You Keep Me Hanging On," and "Stop! In The Name of Love" among numerous others. They have composed more than 200 songs, 130 of which have scored on the Pop charts, with more than 70 Top Ten hits and more than 20 songs reaching the #1 chart position.

Such artists as Diana Ross & The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, the Four Tops, the Isley Brothers, Kim Weston, Martha Reeves & The Vandellas have recorded their songs while Holland-Dozier-Holland were at Motown, while artists such as Rod Stewart, James Taylor, Charlotte Church and The Dixie Chicks are covering their songs today. Their catalog adds up to nearly 100 million radio and television airplays.

Hollywood's RockWalk is a sidewalk gallery on Sunset Blvd that pays homage to those musicians and innovators who have made a significant and lasting impact to the Rock 'n Roll art form. RockWalk features the most extensive collection of handprints and signatures of the greatest musical talent ever known. Artists to be inducted into RockWalk are chosen by an exclusive panel of judges comprised of the RockWalk Industry Advisory committee (Industry) and the RockWalk Executive committee (RockWalk inductees). RockWalk is dedicated to honoring those musical visionaries who have made an important and timeless contribution to art form of music.