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Legendary Songwriter Lamont Dozier Responds to U.S. Supreme Court Decision on MGM v. Grokster.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- "I'm so pleased that the Court unanimously supported the rights of those that work to create, promote, and legally distribute music. I have worked hard all my life to make a living creating music that people love, and this decision creates a firm foundation for the next generation of songwriters to flourish. Everyone that truly loves music should be happy with this decision."

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Legendary songwriter Lamont Dozier was one of the named plaintiffs in the U.S. Supreme Court case that the NMPA brought on behalf of over 27,000 music publishers and songwriters against Grokster and Streamcast.

One of the creators of the "Motown Sound," Lamont Dozier has written some of the best-loved songs of the past 40 years, including "Stop! In the Name of Love," "Nowhere to Run" and "You Can't Hurry Love." Over the years, his songs have been recorded by a diverse group of artists, including Aerosmith, The Beatles, Joss Stone, and The Supremes. For more information, see his website at www.lamontdozier.com/home.html.
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NMPA
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