Sylvia Moy, American songwriter, Died at 78


Sylvia Rose Moy was born on September 15, 1938 and died on April 15, 2017.

|She was an American songwriter and record producer, formerly associated with the Motown Records group.

Sylvia moy was the first woman at the Detroit-based music label to write and produce for Motown acts, she is probably best known for her songs written with and for Stevie Wonder.

Some of her hit singles written and/or produced by her while at Motown were Stevie Wonder’s “My Cherie Amour”, “I Was Made to Love Her”, and “Never Had a Dream Come True”; and “Honey Chile” and “Love Bug Leave My Heart Alone” by Martha and the Vandellas.

Moy was a co-writer on “This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You)” with Holland-Dozier-Holland for the Isley Brothers; and “It Takes Two” with William “Mickey” Stevenson for Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston.

She died of complications from pneumonia in Dearborn, Michigan

Sylvia Moy passed away at 78 years old.