R.I.P. Ron Dunbar

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R.I.P. Ron Dunbar

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Another friend & great song writer has changed frequencies to go on home.

Mr.Ronald Dunbar (April 15, 1939 - April 3 2018)

He is an American songwriter, A&R director and record producer who worked closely with Holland-Dozier-Holland, and with George Clinton.
His co-writing credits include the hit songs "Give Me Just a Little More Time", "Band of Gold", and "Patches", for which he won a Grammy.

Born in Detroit, Michigan, he began working for Motown when it was formed in the late 1950s, and was first credited as a co-writer for the Valadiers' minor 1961 hit, "Greetings (This Is Uncle Sam)".

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He continued to work with songwriters and record producers Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Eddie Holland, Jr., in an uncredited capacity, until they left Motown over a financial dispute in 1968.

Dunbar remained with the three when they set up Holland-Dozier-Holland Productions Inc., and the Invictus and Hot Wax labels, where he became A&R director.

Dunbar began to be credited as a songwriter in his own right, as half of a writing partnership with "Edith (or Edyth) Wayne". The latter is now acknowledged to have been a pseudonym used by Holland, Dozier and Holland, who were unable to use their own names because they were legally contracted to Jobete, Motown's song publishing arm.

R.I.P. Mr. Dunbar...


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