- Edward Holland, Jr.
Although Holland was an early Motown artist who recorded minor hits such as "Jamie", he started working behind the scenes due to stage fright. He is best known as a member of
Holland-Dozier-Holland, the songwritingand production team that was responsible for much of the Motown Soundand numerous hit records by artists such as Martha and the Vandellas, The Supremes, The Four Tops, and The Isley Brothers. Holland served as the team's lyricist, and also worked with producer Norman Whitfieldon lyrics for the songs he produced for The Marvelettesand The Temptations, like "Too Many Fish In The Sea" and "Beauty's Only Skin Deep".
ingles (as a recording artist)
All singles on Motown, unless noted. All of Holland's Mercury and
United Artistssingles were produced by Motown founder Berry Gordy, Jr., but leased to these other record labels for national distribution.
* 1958* "You" (Mercury)
* January 1959* "Merry-Go-Round" (initially released on Tamla, later on United Artists)
* 1960* "Because I Love Her" United Artists)
* 1960* "Magic Mirror" (United Artists)
* 1960* "The Last Laugh" (United Artists)
* October 1961* "Jamie" (US #30, US R&B #6)
* April 1962* "You Deserve What You Get"
* May 1962* "If Cleopatra Took A Chance"
* August 1962* "If It's Love (It's Alright)"
* December 1962* "Darling I Hum Our Song"
* June 1963* "Baby Shake"
* October 1963* "I'm On The Outside Looking In"
* October 1963* "
I Couldn't Cry If I Wanted To" (b-side to "I'm On The Outside Looking In")
* December 1963* "
Leaving Here" (U.S. #76, U.S. R&B #27)
* May 1964* "Just Ain't Enough Love" (U.S. #54, U.S. R&B #31)
* August 1964* "Candy To Me" (U.S. #58, U.S. R&B #29)
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