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Holly Knight Let's Talk Music

On August 7, 2013, Los Angeles College of Music & the LACM Foundation sat down with legendary songwriter, Holly Knight to discuss her music career and achievements.

Use the link below to watch a recording of Holly Knight’s Let’s Talk Music appearance on our YouTube channel! 

Three-time GRAMMY Award winner and 2013 Inductee to the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, Holly Knight joined “Let’s Talk Music” on Wednesday, August 7, 2013.

Citing Mike Chapman as her mentor, together, they penned Spider’s single, Better Be Good To Me, which music icon Tina Turner recorded six months later on her 1984 multi platinum album, Private Dancer, which won a GRAMMY Award for Record of The Year.

Knight’s meteoric rise to success continued when she wrote the chart-topping, Love Is A Battlefield and Invincible for Pat Benatar, The Warrior for Patty Smyth, Change for John Waite, Baby Me for Chaka Khan, Never for Heartand Pleasure and Pain for Divinyls.

Always driven by some internal force, Holly continued writing hits, Love Touch for Rod Stewart, Obsession for Animotion, Hide Your Heart for KISS, Rag Doll with Aerosmith, Space for Cheap Trick, and many more.

In 2002 Holly produced and co-wrote the title theme song for the hugely popular cult TV show, Angel.

She wrote and produced the title theme song for the CBS hit sitcom, Still Standing, which received an ASCAP award for recognition as one of the top TV music themes of 2003, and again in 2004.

Knight’s songwriting has earned her numerous awards including three GRAMMY Awards and thirteen ASCAP Songwriter Awards. In June 2013, the songstress was inducted into The Songwriters Hall Of Fame , along with Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Foreigner, JD Souther and Tony Hatch

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