Eddie Holland

Biography

30 October 1939, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Like his brother Brian Holland, Eddie was active in the Detroit music scene from the mid-50s onwards, leading the Fidelatones vocal group, and producing demo recordings for Jackie Wilson. In 1958, he met Berry Gordy, who produced a series of solo singles for Holland on Mercury Records and United Artists Records. Gordy signed Holland to his fledgling Motown Records concern in 1961, and was rewarded when Holland’s ‘Jamie’, an affectionate... Read more

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soul
motown
northern soul
60s
rhythm and blues
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